July 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Council talks nonprofits and money

BIDDEFORD – The city’s PILOT Program Committee held its first meeting July 17 to explore how to devise a formula for nonprofit organizations that agree to pay the city for the services they receive. More...

News

Focus on Wildlife

There are many species of snipe, but in North America there is Wilson’s Snipe (Gallinago delicata). A very small bird and very hard to see, it flies in an erratic pattern and doesn’t flush until it is almost stepped on. More...

Saco is victorious, continues in playoffs

SANFORD – The 2013 District 4 Little League All-Star Tournament ended July 12 the same way it began July 2 with a victory by Saco over Biddeford.  More...

More than a century old

BIDDEFORD — A 1770s desk once owned by a prominent family in Scarborough will be auctioned off at the Saco River Auction Company next month.  In mid-June, Saco River Auction Company received the desk from Iluminada Milliken, who has kept t More...

Session brings laws passed

AUGUSTA – At the end of the first regular session of the 126th Maine Legislature, the delegation from the Courier’s coverage area collected wins and suffered losses. Gov. More...

Summering in Maine takes on new meaning for foreign students

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – They’d never had a hamburger before, the three young men from Jamaica said.  More...

Designer relocates from New York City

BIDDEFORD – Angelrox, a woman’s apparel company based in New York is relocating to Biddeford. Owner and fashion designer Roxi Suger plans to open a design studio and retail store at 25 Alfred St. by fall. 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

An OOB humanitarian

Pierre Bouthiller volunteers with about a dozen organizations each month. A father of four – one being an unofficial adoptee he took in from a broken home years ago. A writer of historical fiction and poetry. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Too hot to think

Last week’s sizzling weather appears to have fried the few functioning neurons in many Maine politicians’ brains. Either that, or some of them were born stupid.  Here are a few examples.  More...

Letters

Biddeford need more taxpayers

To the editor:   It has been wonderful to read about the rebirth of the downtown area. 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 editor@inthecourier.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...