May 31, 2012 RSS feed / Community News

Welcome to Biddeford

Five Points Smoke Shop Manager Kurtis White, left, with Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant during a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5 Points Smoke Shop in Biddeford. More...

What the Padiddle?

Can you guess?

Last week’s headlight was a 2004 Subaru Outback which no one guessed correctly.  What about this week’s headlight? Can you guess what make of car it belongs to and/or what year it is?  More...

PD launches Bike Friendly OOB

The Old Orchard Police Department, in cooperation with the Community Watch Council and the Reserve Police, announced the launch of “Bike Friendly OOB.”  More...

UNE exhibit opens June 4 on Biddeford campus

Artwork by Susan Sheinwald Most will be on exhibit at the University of New England Campus Center, Biddeford, from June 4 to July 2.  Most, a writer, editor and public relations professional for 25 years before seriously deciding to pursue her l More...

Win business bucks

Biddeford residents and businesses now have the chance to win up to $200 in “GoLocal” spending bucks through Shop Biddeford’s upcoming raffle.  All Biddeford businesses are encouraged to register their business on the city&rsqu More...

Saco police officers recognized for service

Saco Police Chief Brad Paul announced that the following officers have been recognized for superior service in the performance of their duties:  More...

People in the News

Rachel I. Hubbell of Biddeford was named to the spring 2012 dean’s list at the University of Maine, Farmington. She was also named to National Honor Society.  She is the daughter of Kenneth and Lindy Hubbell of Biddeford.  More...

Birthdays

May 31: Happy birthday Jean Goodwin from GMACC . . . happy birthday Sharon Simard from BPS. June 1: Happy birthday Brianna Keely love Daddy and Molly. More...

Biddeford/Saco Memorial Day Parade draws crowd

Above, grand marshal for the Biddeford/Saco Memorial Day Parade Paul Potvin, a World War II and Korean War veteran, tosses a wreath into the Saco River in rememberance of those in the military who ar More...

Pet of the Week

Want to see your pet in the Courier? E-mail editor@inthecourier.com   More...

Grant awarded to SMMC for emergency dept.

For the second consecutive year, the AVX Kyocera Foundation has provided Southern Maine Medical Center with a grant for equipment. More...

Training offered for free

Coastal Healthy Communities Coalition at the University of New England, in collaboration with the Old Orchard Beach Police Department, will sponsor a free “Alcohol seller training for on-premise licensees” noon to 5 p.m. More...

Trivia contest is June 9

The downtown revitalization organization Heart of Biddeford will hold “So You Think You Know Biddeford?” 6 p.m. More...

Volk Packaging in Biddeford honored

Gov. Paul LePage presented six Maine companies with a 2012 Governor’s Award for Business Excellence, including Volk Packaging of Biddeford. More...

Enjoy a day with the Maine Coastal Cruisers

Let’s Get Cruisin’

This year the Maine Coastal Cruisers will celebrate our 15th year as a car club. More...