September 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Mills are highlight for Stanford tourists

BIDDEFORD – The wish of Biddeford officials to make the city more culturally vibrant and tourist friendly seems to be coming true, as the historic mills and an artistic panorama are gaining national attention.  More...

News

Woman Robs Saco Dunkin' Donuts

SACO – An unidentified female has robbed the Dunkin’ Donuts at Portland Road with a semi automatic style handgun More...

Central Maine Power will cause delays on I-195 in Saco

Central Maine Power Co. will make brief closures next week to install electrical wires over Interstate 195 in Saco.Construction will begin Monday, Sept. 24 through Thursday, Sept. 27, according to a press release from the company. More...

City will pay $30,000 for Rory Holland house

BIDDEFORD – The city took its first steps to eradicate the former home of a convicted murder after supporting the acquisition of 58 South St. in downtown Biddeford. More...

Letters

Chenette is true advocate

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Constituent disappointed

To the editor:   I hope I am among the many who are truly disappointed with Mayor Alan Casavant for entertaining the possibility of another energy company (even if it is green) in downtown Biddeford. More...

Is Obama prophet?

To the editor:   Moses went up to the top of the mountain to receive God’s 10 Commandments. People below the mountain were making a gold calf to worship.  More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

What do you think the city of Biddeford should do with Rory Holland’s house?

“Give it to the fire department and burn it so they can run drills on it.” – Scott Nordlund, Biddeford More...

Longtime homeless woman thrives in new place

BIDDEFORD – Nearly a year after a Biddeford homeless woman was moved off city streets, officials close to the case report she is doing well and making friends at the facility where she lives.  More...

Saco station is here to stay

Developer offers double original offer for ailing fire building

SACO –– Residents met a decision by city councilors to accept a developer’s offer to refurbish the city’s 74-year-old central fire station with a standing ovation. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 11:29am
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 10:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 9:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 3:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 1:27pm

Neighbors

Saco gardeners prepare for last harvest of season

By its nature, gardening is often a solitary and peaceful pastime. Days and weeks spent working with the land yield food for the table and a sense of accomplishment that is nearly as old as the human race.  More...

In the News

Council delays RSU 23 plans

SACO – The city council rejected two items on the agenda regarding the city’s Regional School Unit 23 withdrawal committee.  The council reviewed a list of revisions to the contract for services that would be offered to Planning Deci More...

West Nile found

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

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‘Macbeth’ comes to Biddeford City Theater

Are you a fan of William Shakespeare and classic theater productions? More...

Obituaries

Samuel R. Ascioti

Samuel Rocco Ascioti, 81, of West Springfield, passed away at Baystate Medical Center on Sept. 13, 2012, surrounded by his loving and devoted family. Born in Springfield on Sept. 3, 1931, he was the son of Samuel N. and Vittoria (Ferrari) Ascioti. 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...

Health

Politics & other Mistakes

Drunk money

The Bangor Daily News recently asked its readers in an online poll, “Do you travel to New Hampshire to purchase liquor?” The unscientific results: 42 percent said yes, while 58 percent checked no.  From this, we can conclude that 58 More...

Advanced Laser treatment for toenail fungus now in Kennebunk

Are your nails yellowed, thick and disease looking? Are you embarrassed to wear sandals? Dr David Micca of the Foot & Ankle Center in Kennebunk is now offering Advanced Laser treatment for toenail fungus with an 88-92% success rate.  More...

HELP! I THINK I HAVE A HEARING LOSS!

Do you feel you’re not hearing as well as you used to? That everyone around you is mumbling or family members complain the TV is too loud. Hearing loss happens gradually you may not even notice what you’re missing. More...