January 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


Biddeford Pool bridge design slated for summer

BIDDEFORD – Closing off bridge access for two weeks and bridge width were concerns brought up in a preliminary public meeting with the Maine Department of Transportation about replacing the Snake River Bridge.  More...

Transition difficult for older MERC employee

BIDDEFORD – Many Biddeford residents are pleased Maine Energy Recovery Co. More...

Biddeford basketball puts on benefit night for coach

BIDDEFORD – The Biddeford High School Girls Basketball team is hosting a benefit night this Friday, Feb. 1. The game against Sanford tips off at 7 p.m. and will be in honor of former coach Roger Gelinas.   More...


Politics & other Mistakes

Behind the mask

Republican Gov. Paul LePage has been called some nasty names – arrogant boor, insensitive clod, Paul – but none has accurately described his real inclinations. More...

Beyond the Headlines

Budget is a starting point

The governor has proposed both his supplemental and biennial budgets.  More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

How would you feel if the groundhog sees its shadow on Saturday, forecasting six more weeks of winter?

“I’d like that. I love winter”— Lori Doherty-Twomey, Saco More...

Tribute paid slain youth

Nearly one month ago, 18-year-old Alivia Welch and 19- year-old Derrick Thompson were killed in their Sokokis Road apartment in Biddeford and many of their friends and family have spent the last 30 days trying to make sense of their deaths and help t 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


Clinic is built around needs of children

Jen Corbeil realized early on she wanted to help children, and specifically, the children in and around the community where she was raised. More...



Festival is on again this year

If you have ever gone to a winter carnivale, then downtown Biddeford has just the event for you. WinterFest 2013 will be a three-day event from Friday, Feb. 1 through Sunday, Feb. 3. More...


Constituent accepts apology

To the editor: (As sent to Biddeford City Councilor Mike Swanton)   Thank you for your reply. You are right, that email is cold and unfeeling. More...

Saco shouldn’t be forced into anything

To the editor:   More...

Counselor bothered by video game use

To the editor: I have the distinct pleasure of working with many wonderful fourth- and fifth-graders and their families. 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...