July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Fifties Pub changes name to reflect clientele

A Biddeford bar is making strides to change its retro image to appeal to a younger crowd that staff say is swarming to the area.  More...

New superintendent wants communication with public

Biddeford residents filled the city council chambers on Thursday, July 12 to tell newly hired Superintendent Jeremy Ray and several members of the school committee ideas about lowering the budget.  More...

Library Links

David Rosenfelt comes to library

David Rosenfelt is coming to town. On Wednesday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m., McArthur Library will host “An Evening With David Rosenfelt” for your enjoyment.  More...

Letters

Voting down RSU 23 budget will cost Saco

To the editor:  On Tuesday, July 31, residents of Saco, Dayton and Old Orchard Beach will once again be asked to go to the polls and vote on this year’s district school budget. More...

Director addresses RSU maintenance concerns

To the editor:  I would like to apologize to the lady that asked at the RSU23 regional budget validation meeting where cuts would be made if an amendment to cut the facilities maintenance budget by approximately $92,000 passed.  More...

New opponent, same old politics

To the editor:  Just because something is legal doesn’t make it right. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Health

Adapted Home & Business helps you remain in your home

Accessibility can sometimes be as simple as changing door handles, or as involved as installing lifts or ramps. More...

Dr. Ellie’s Health Tips:

Health Tip of the Month: In past health tips, I have written about the benefits of organic coconut oil for improving overall health and specifically brain function. More...

Sustainable Self Care Health Care

Art of Awareness provides psychotherapy and body centered practices. Our approach is client centered and supports sustainable self care. More...

Biddeford man may have intended copycat incident

Several guns and news clippings from Colorado incident found in man's home

FBI and other agencies investigate. More...

Saco names three to RSU

The Saco City Council voted 4-3 against a resolution proposed by Councilor Marston Lovell and will not recommend citizens vote against the Regional School Unit 23 budget. More...

Saco bans fireworks

The Saco City Council voted 6-1 Monday, July 16, to adopt a 60-day emergency ordinance that bans the use of consumer fireworks. Councilor Leslie Smith was the lone dissenting vote against the adoption of the emergency ordinance.  More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 12:29pm
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 11:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 10:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 4:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 2:27pm

Neighbors

Teacher revitalizes OOB pub

When people describe Old Orchard Beach, they often refer to the surf, beach, and tourist shops or restaurants that line the downtown streets. They don’t often speak in terms of British pubs. More...

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‘CHESS’ comes to Biddeford City Theater

Downtown Biddeford is the place for theatrical productions. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

The plot against common sense

Lying is as intrinsic to politics as malt is to beer. Only a fool would attempt to change either one. More...

Corrections

“MERC public hearing: residents want to vote on issue,” a page 5 story in the July 12 Courier, should have read that former Mayor Joanne Twomey worked with Maine Energy Recovery Company to build a pellet facility.   More...

Word of the Week

Daft: Silly, foolish, mad or insane. “I read an online posting that was so inaccurate and daft, it made me laugh out loud.”   More...

Word on the Street

What is your favorite beach?

Word on the Street

“Messila Beach in Kuwait.” – Aravind Nair, Kuwait More...