February 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Senator recognizes Great Person Award winner

BIDDEFORD – When Mark Huot won this year’s Great Person Award, both he and his parents knew they would probably hear from a few family and friends as the news about the distinction spread throughout their circles. More...

Bonny Eagle victorious as TA’s playoff run ends

PORTLAND – Thornton Academy knew its hands were full with a Bonny Eagle team that could shoot the lights out. More...

What the Padiddle?

Last week’s headlight was actually a taillight that belonged to a 2005 Chrysler Sebring, which no one guessed correctly. Remember, three correct guesses in a row and he wins a Courier T-shirt.  What about this week’s headlight? More...

Letters

Founding fathers didn’t know of assault weapons

To the editor:   This is in response to a Jan. 24 Courier letter. A reader wrote: “Let’s take the very beginning . . . a well regulated militia.”  More...

Think summer and sign up for Run for Cash

To the editor:   The ninth annual Captain Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K/3Mile Walk, better known as the Run for Cash, will be held Saturday, June 22, in Old Orchard Beach.  More...

Take stock as budget season rolls around

To the editor:   The newest Regional School Unit 23 budget season has officially kicked off with the RSU releasing its first pass at revenues and expenditures for 2013-2014.  More...

Just don’t do it

City’s social media policy:

BIDDEFORD – City IT Director Jerry Gerlach just wants an electronic media policy that keeps everyone happy and keeps the city “out of the courts.”  More...

Superintendent bill looks good in Augusta

AUGUSTA – The question of whether Biddeford Superintendent Jeremy Ray will stay in his position remains after a Joint Standing Committee of the Maine Legislature voted in favor of a bill that would remove residency requirements for superintende More...

Ghost hunters tackle mills

BIDDEFORD – The Biddeford mills have caught the attention of a group of local paranormal investigators. The group of six filmed two episodes documenting their ghostly experiences in the mills for their webseries, “Haunt ME.”  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

Grand New Flag inspired by father’s service

Philip Kauppinen’s father, Arnold Kauppinen, came home from the Vietnam War after completing two tours of duty as a private in the U.S. Army, and he didn’t hear “thank you” enough.  More...

Community News

Community News

Fiddlers will be at Biddeford library   The Maine Highland Fiddlers will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3 at McArthur Public Library on Main Street in Biddeford.  More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Like a rip-off

“The poor would be driven out of town. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les menoncles et les matantes

Curieux est le phénomène du langage surtout lorsqu’il s’agit du dialecte d’une certaine ethnie comme la nôtre.  More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

Aunts and uncles

Language can be a curious phenomenon, especially when it comes to a cultural dialect such as ours.  More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

What is your favorite local food spot in the tri-city area?

“The Plaza Restaurant and sometimes Rapid Rays, but I do most of my own cooking at home.” – Ralph Goulet, Saco More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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