June 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

An ‘aging fleet’

SACO, OLD ORCHARD BEACH, DAYTON – The buses in Regional School Unit 23 are an “aging fleet,” said Jay Kelley, director of transportation.  The buses are safe, Kelley said, and are required to pass inspection twice a year, but t More...

News

Focus on Wildlife

This photo of a little blue heron was taken in the pannes near the Ted Wells Trail in Old Orchard Beach.  More...

Mayor sends another update to residents

The following is an email sent from Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant June 17 to selected constituents. It is unedited.   Good Evening:  More...

Kenneth Blow wins recount, wants to move forward

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A recount of the June 11 recall of former town councilor Michael Coleman confirmed that Coleman was removed from office by a 19-vote margin. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Hoping for disaster

The best thing that could happen to Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler is a state shutdown.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Former city manager ordained

BIDDEFORD – A former city manager has been ordained as a deacon in the Roman Catholic Church and has hopes of becoming a priest next year.  More...

Lead paint affects mills, city

BIDDEFORD – The percentage of children tested in the greater Biddeford-Saco area who have elevated levels of lead in their blood has decreased over the past decade, but still remains twice as high as the state average.   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

Them with the pink ‘Adorable Bunnies’ sign

SACO – Michael and Karen Crowley started rabbitry as a hobby. Now, their homestead at 199 Heath Road has numerous rabbit hutches, a chicken coop, and ducklings water-playing in their yard. More...

Community News

Community News

Food bank moves to Biddeford   Good Shepherd Food Bank will relocate its Portland distribution center to Biddeford in an effort to improve service to hunger relief agencies in southern Maine. More...

Creature feature

Last June Courier featured the Ehle family, who visit Biddeford Pool every year from Natick, Mass., and found them again this year with a new family of handmade sea creatures in front of their Mile S More...

Letters

There is hope that chairman follows rules

To the editor:   Jerome Begert and John Bird Four. This is the number of times they approached the council podium at the June 18 council meeting in Old Orchard Beach.  More...

Reader expresses thoughts in poem

OOBstetricians In fair OOB the good folks hadn’t ought’er Thrown our new babies with the bath water. What’s the town’s labor worth? Did the voters give birth Or abort a good son or good daughter? More...

Quality of Memorial Park is shameful

To the editor:   More...