December 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Debacle over OOB town manager at standstill

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A vote to go into executive session turned into a public forum in Old Orchard Beach Council Chambers – and some say it will be hard to forget the events that sparked so many residents to speak out.  More...

Biddeford smoke shop first to open in building

Business will also be home to tattoo and screen printing shops and will sell adult DVDs

BIDDEFORD – Tobacco users in Biddeford now have a new establishment downtown where they can shop.  Bil Moriarty, operations manager at Shai Property Management in Biddeford, opened up a new shop Dec. 3 at 148 Elm St. More...

Play It Again Sports offers alternatives for athletes

Every sports season brings joy and enthusiasm to children as they begin anew with optimism, but for parents it often means more purchases to upgrade outdated equipment. More...

Editorial

Politics & otherMistakes

Last of the dinosaurs

Maybe those nutballs who claim dinosaurs and cavemen existed at the same time aren’t quite as batty as the scientific evidence indicates. In the past month, there have been at least two dinosaur sightings right here in Maine.  More...

Beyond the Headlines

Tis’ the season for giving

While I would argue that every time of year is good for volunteering, the holiday season is an especially good time for giving back. 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...

Voting begins for Great Person

The nominations for the Courier’s Great Person Award are in and voting begins today.  Below are those who have been nominated for the award. Voting will end at noon, Friday, Jan. 4, and the winner will be announced in the next edition. More...

Parking garage plan detailed

BIDDEFORD – A parking study conducted in Biddeford confirmed the need for See renderings of improved parking in the city the proposed parking and could validate a plan for garages by visiting two new parking garages in www.mainelymediallc. 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

Trio celebrates 20 years in music

Kerryman’s Pub in Saco will feature a local band that has been playing music together in southern Maine since 1993. The show marks the band’s 20th anniversary.  More...

Pets of the Week

Jasmine, right, and her brother Gaston visited with Santa at Sooper Dogs in Biddeford. Their owner is Pris Mathieu of Biddeford. (Courtesy photo) More...

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Mulligan’s owner reflects on success

If you’re hungry, everyone knows downtown Biddeford has lots of great restaurants to offer, including Mulligan’s, located at 23 Lincoln St. More...

Letters

Merry Christmas to Biddeford Council

To the editor:   Merry Christmas, Biddeford City Council.  More...

This is how education system should be

To the editor:   What follows is not an indictment of any local school or school system, it is a critique of the entire American public school system.  More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

What type of business would you like to see open in Biddeford?

“Another natural food store.”— Tatum Cyr, Arundel. More...

Health

Basics Fitness Center

Basics Fitness Center is located in South Portland across from Staples on Western Avenue and is now in its 8th year of business.  Basics is a family owned fitness center focusing on providing a welcoming and supportive atmosphere where fitness b More...

Share the benefits of acupuncture and massage this holiday season

Put your loved ones in the hands of the skilled staff at MassageCraft. We have 10 practitioners with over 50 years of combined experience in eastern and western massage techniques and acupuncture.  More...

Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it.   More...