June 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Festival opens gates to new ideas

BIDDEFORD – The 31st annual La Kermesse festival, Thursday, June 19 to 23, will include a new feature attraction: a portion of the festival that is free and open to the public.  More...

News

Focus on Wildlife

Sale of photo goes to AWS

A yellow warbler in southern Maine. Wildlife photographer and Saco resident Chuck Homler has teamed with the Courier to raise funds for the Animal Welfare Society in West Kennebunk. More...

OOB councilors weigh in on new look

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Six new councilors were inaugurated Monday, June 17 to finish the terms of former councilors who were recalled from office after a June 11 election. More...

Mother searches for daughter’s words

When Kaylee Lurvey was 2 years old, her mother knew she was somewhat delayed in her speech. More...

School denied presentation; alternative ed still discussed

BIDDEFORD – A former teacher at Biddeford High School presented the findings of research he conducted in 2007- 2008 about the school’s alternative education programs, work he completed toward obtaining his doctorate degree at Manchester U More...

‘Fight like a girl’ – fundraiser held for Biddeford woman with cancer

BIDDEFORD – She had no family history of breast cancer, waited until 40 to have a mammogram, and was shocked to learn at 41 she had the disease that would led to chemotherapy, hair loss and, later this year, a double mastectomy.  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

Community News

Community News

Kany Award recipient is longtime volunteer   Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution announced Donald Lauzier of Saco as the recipient of the 2012 Kany Community Service Award. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Some days you eat the bear

One fine summer morning a few years ago, my neighbor stepped out on his deck to discover that the often-repeated axiom about where bears do their defecating was not as absolute as some people might believe. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

En Ville – sa’ Grand’ Rue

Lorsque je grandissais à Biddeford tout le monde connaissait bien ce qu’on appelait la Grande Rue, la rue Principale. On allait “s’a grand’ rue,” disait-on. More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

Downtown Biddeford

When I was growing up in Biddeford everyone knew very well what was called “downtown” on Main Street. We used to go there because the municipal commerce, its stores and its shops, was located in what was known as the heart of the city. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

It’s official – the local beaches are open for summer. We are fortunate to have one of the busiest beaches in southern Maine in our backyard, Old Orchard Beach, but many locals have their favorite beach. What’s yours?

“Peak’s Island.” – Dawn Tarnowski, Biddeford More...

Health

IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH OUTCOMES WITH THE HELP OF A FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE EVALUATION

It is time for all of us to ask again “why do I have this condition”? What are the underlying issues that have contributed to the onset of this condition? More...

Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation

Caring for a loved one at home is taxing on the caregivers. Kindred of Kennebunk offers respite care for your loved one. Take a vacation and know your loved one is well-cared for, safe and happy; they will also be on vacation! More...

Body Centered Mental Health & Wellness

Art of Awareness provides psychotherapy and body centered practices. Our approach is client centered and supports sustainable self care. More...