May 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


Focus on Wildlife

New Courier feature raises funds for AWS

A piping plover was photographed in Biddeford Pool. The piping plover (Charadrius melodus) is an endangered species that nests above the high water mark on sandy beaches. They are small and chunky in appearance, slightly larger than a sparrow. More...

Noise boys

Void brings father and son together to make music

BIDDEFORD – When Mark Cooper, aka “Coopa,” needed a drummer for his band Sygnal To Noise, he never thought that his son, 18-year-old Austin Cooper, would want to audition. More...

Residents reduce RSU budget at meeting

SACO – Voters approved to reduce the Regional School Unit 23 fiscal year 2013-2014 budget by $406,400 at the district budget meeting.  Following the vote May 21, the proposed budget going before residents for the Tuesday, June 11 referendu 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 and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

OOB has full ballot June 11

The following candidates are running to replace Old Orchard Beach Town Councilor Robert Quinn, who is the subject of a recall. More...

Room for two markets in Saco?

SACO – There were noticeable differences between Saco Farmers Market and Saco River Market on Saturday. 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


Her life invested in Saco, and its Jets

Linda Ladakakos began baton twirling at 13, after a relative encouraged her to repeatedly toss one in the air. More...


Politics & other Mistakes

Still waiting

A few weeks ago, I wandered into In’finiti, a new brewpub and distillery on the Portland waterfront. I wasn’t looking for a topic for a political column. I was looking for a beer.  More...


Look at the timeline

To the editor:   Auditor says “Old Orchard” finances are rock solid. That was during a May 21 council meeting. More...

Maine can be a leader

To the editor:   This year in Maine, an estimated 9,190 people will be diagnosed with cancer and another 3,240 will die of the disease. More...

Create history, vote

To the editor:   More...