September 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Dog loses eye after coyote attack, but will be OK

BIDDEFORD – A resident is asking homeowners near the Biddeford connector to keep a watchful eye on their children and pets after a wild animal attacked his dog.  More...

News

West Nile Virus found in Biddeford

BIDDEFORD – A pool of mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus by the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. More...

Mayor creates committees to look at city operations

BIDDEFORD – After Mayor Alan Casavant announced he is forming two ad hoc committees, public officials are interested to see how the groups will fit in with the city’s existing government.  More...

RSU sets budget; 'disappointed' by TA offer

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Regional School Unit 23 Superintendent Patrick Phillips and administrative staff have spent weeks tweaking the district’s .nances, resulting in nearly $400,000 in cuts to the .scal year 2012-2013 school year. More...

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Looking for a unique, fun and family-oriented outdoor art event? Come to downtown Biddeford’s eighth annual Chalk On The Walk. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

We asked staff at McArthur Library what their favorite ‘back to school’ book is.

“’I’m Your Bus,’ by Marilyn Singer. Many children are excited about school but the bus can be a scary place. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

The Courier accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please email your listing to editor@inthecourier.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

‘This is a witch hunt’

DDC questions review brought on by policy

BIDDEFORD – After a heated debate over the Downtown Development Commission’s effectiveness and the city’s social media regulations, the policy committee voted to have the city council review the DDC ordinance.  More...

Tension felt with OOB library, town

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Town Manager Mark Pearson is accusing Director Lee Koenigs of being “adversarial” for threatening to close down the library and being “unprofessional” toward town employees.  The accusation came 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

Mother brings epilepsy research to forefront

New parents are often told that having children will change their lives in ways they cannot imagine. More...

In the News

In the News

Pastor was a Biddeford teacher   BIDDEFORD – Local Pastor James Napier, who was arrested on Sept. More...

Community News

Community News

Gather for Jewish holidays   Kehilah Portland Messianic Jewish Synagogue will hold evening services for Rosh Hashanah and Yom T’ruah on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. and Yom Kippur on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m.  More...

Letters

Thanks

Thanks are in order  To the editor:  More...

Cats are not the problem in Camp Ellis

To the editor:   For a few weeks now I’ve been reading about the so called cat problem at Camp Ellis. The cats are not the problem. That nasty, mean, ignorant animal hater is the problem.  More...

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice . . .

To the editor:   When former President John Kennedy died, the real Democratic Party died with him. More...