March 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News

RSU 23 brings school to the outdoors

SACO/OLD ORCHARD BEACH – What happens when an entire eighth-grade student body is taken overnight to camp for a week and made to work collectively to solve problems and take on risks? More...

Is school during summer more effective outside?

Saco spends approximately $8,000 a year on a summer school program for teachers to be available for students who need to make up for failed classes at Saco Middle School. More...

Mary’s Walk

Representing Team Irish PTC of Biddeford is Angie Presby of Saco, Josh Lavigne of Saco, Tracy Bourgeault with her son, Ayden Sevigny, 5, Stacy Pellerin of Saco, Tricia Riggall of Saco, Jennifer Jalbe More...

Letters

Questions unanswered

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The award goes to . . .

To the editor:   I wish I could give Old Orchard Beach Councilor Robin Dayton an Oscar for being the best drama actress on out town council.  More...

Waste, back in the day

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Word on the Street

Word on the Street

Over the years, the meaning and origins of St. Patrick’s Day have been confused and re-interpreted as badly as a kindergarten game of telephone. It’s popularity though only seems to get greener with each passing year. That’s why the Courier wanted to know, why do you celebrate March 17?

  “To celebrate and remember Mary by supporting Mary’s Walk.  More...

Owner says city ‘stonewalling’ him; city says stone wall ‘unsafe’

BIDDEFORD — A building at 47 Main St. has been posted as an “unsafe structure” by the city’s code inspection office, with a portion of Emery Street closed to public access. More...

Airport commission prepares for flight

Mayor Alan Casavant will appoint members

BIDDEFORD – The Biddeford Policy Committee voted 4-1 last week to recommend that the council re-establish an airport commission. Councilor Brad Cote was opposed.  More...

Is budget perfect storm?

BIDDEFORD – The Biddeford School Committee met twice last week to finalize and approve a proposed $32.1 million budget – $114,589 less than what Superintendent Jeremy Ray had proposed. 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

Longtime volunteer once touched by cancer

SACO – She doesn’t remember exactly how she became involved with Mary’s Walk and the Kerrymen Pub 5K road race. More...

Community News

Community News

COT students honored  were honored by being selected for Students of the Month. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Days of defiance

Rebellion is healthy. Ask any doctor.  Standing in the streets and throwing rocks at the cops is excellent cardio exercise. Then, there’s all that running when the National Guard advances. More...

Beyond the Headlines

Media shaped message

This past week was a media frenzy. I’m sure between the statewide newspapers and appearances on WGME 13 and a live segment on WCSH 6’s Newscenter, you’ve probably heard about my bill that deals with speed limits. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday March 21   “Love your community” member ship drive, 6 p.m., Run of the Mill, Saco. Hosted by Saco River Valley Kiwanis.  Dyer Library Writer’s Group, 1 to 3 p.m., Deering Wing, Dyer Library, Main St., Saco. More...

Health

Ms. Belle Marsh is now accepting new clients for Rolfing:

Structural Integration treatments at her studio at 9 Churchill Rd., South Portland. Rolfing® is a form of bodywork that works with the connective tissue called fascia. Rolfing can increase the range of motion and relive pain in joints. More...

OVER 40? YOU Belong here!

About Us: At Healthy Body, Fit Mind we take a thoughtful approach to fitness with true customization designed around your lifestyle, goals and current fitness level. Our specialty is people over 40 and beyond!  More...

The Pines: A Retirement Community Which Supports Healthy Aging

Staying active is one of the essentials of healthy aging. The Pines offers its residents the freedom to pursue their current interests and the opportunity to develop new ones. More...