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Hanging out

Biddeford resident Derek Harmon who lives at The Mill at Saco Falls took this photo of what he thinks is a peregrine falcon that has lived atop the tower at Maine Energy Recovery Co. in Biddeford. More...

Police Notes

Saco police arrested Arthur J. McCurry, 28, of Biddeford and Raymond N.  More...

Library Links

Readers’ choice

Thanks to Maine librarians and booksellers, we will all have a say in choosing the best fiction of the year. Over the next few months, Mainers will be invited to read three novels and vote on their favorite. Here’s how it came about.  More...

Letters

Create more jobs

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Message to letter writer

To the editor:  Smart folks with a newsworthy flair Write letters that make people care. Readers don’t need a hint For this sheer waste of print: The ubiquitous Conrad Boisvert. Thank you for your community newspaper. More...

The allure of hatred

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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...

Council misuses executive session?

Biddeford councilors entered into a private meeting to discuss possible cuts to city personnel

BIDDEFORD – An executive session to discuss budget cuts to personnel was not permitted, according to state law.  A meeting of the city council held April 29 to receive a proposed budget and authorize a public hearing included an unschedule More...

Follow students on China trip

Thornton Academy students will travel to China this week, which will end a year-long cultural connections class taught by David Arenstam, also a freelance writer for The Courier.  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

Helper of people has passion for music

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – As the weather gets warmer, activity starts to pick up in Old Orchard Beach. Tourists arrive, nightclubs open, and music fills the air. More...

Engaged

  Melissa Mabry, daughter of Albert LaCross and the late Sandra LaCross of Bennington, Vt., and Justin Prodouz, son of Carol Brown of Lisbon Falls, and the late Stephen Prodouz, are delighted to announce they became engaged on April 12, 2013. More...

In the News

In the News

Ghost, historical tours ‘paused’   Pepperell Mills Paranormal Ghost Tours have been “paused,” according to the management team at Pepperell Mill Campus. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Change for the better

The trouble with tax reform is that almost everybody not named Warren Buffett believes it should result in their personal tax bill going down. More...

Beyond the Headlines

Pay hospital bills, accept federal dollars

A comprehensive compromise has been laid out that will both repay the nearly $500 million owed to our hospitals as well as help prevent further cost-drivers from burdening our hospital resources in the future.  More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

Barbecue, grilling up, cooking out, whatever you call it there is one common denominator: the cherished backyard icon of summer . . . the grill. Debates are heated when it comes to grilling. More...