August 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Running to Bristol

Saco Little League champs ‘pretty impressive’

AUGUSTA – Saco Little League has Maine’s best all-star team and proved it last week coming out of the loser’s bracket to win the 11- and 12-year-old state championship, defeating Bayside of Portland on consecutive nights.  More...

B2B draws local runners

CAPE ELIZABETH – In its 16th year, the TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race continues to unite families and inspire runners of all ages and abilities. More...


Focus on Wildlife

Full Story

Purchase photo and funds go to animal shelter

If you want to keep your fingers, it is probably a good idea not to pick-up a snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentine). Snapping turtles, while big and sluggish, are actually quite flexible and can bite even if held by the side of the shell.  More...

Biddeford bakery owner pleads guilty

BIDDEFORD – Adam Goodwin, owner of Brooklyn’s Bakery at 65 Main St. pleaded guilty to two felony charges Monday, July 29 at the U.S. District Court in Portland. More...


Politics & other Mistakes

Paying more for less

“Clean elections” is one of those oxymoronic phrases like “modest celebrity” or “drug-free professional athlete” that I have difficulty comprehending. Celebs are by definition egotists. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Saco stars grab first win at Eastern Regional

By Max O'Neil Contributing Writer BRISTOL, CONN. – Saco's 11- and 12-year-old all stars got a result they are more accustomed to getting Saturday, in a dominating 12-1 victory over Massachusetts state champion Newton. More...

First game of tournament doesn't get Saco team down

Saco Little Leage loses 11-2 Friday

 By Max O'Neil Contributing Writer BRISTOL, CONN. - Saco's 11- and 12-year-old Little League all-stars had a difficult start to play in the eastern regional tournament Friday, losing to Rhode Island, 11-2. More...

Show time

The Dance Company will present “The Best of Broadway” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6 at The Temple in Ocean Park with many new numbers and old favorites. See more photos on page 14. 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


Hat Trick: the boys in the band

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – At an age when most children are finding ways to avoid their parents, 16-yearold Nicholas and 20-year-old Kyle Jandreau have made it their business to spend two to three days a week, all summer long, playing classic rock and More...


Racial problems abound at national level

To the editor:   I think President Barrack Obama and his U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder are both racist.  More...

Letter writer should look at own party

To the editor:   Mr. Conrad Bosivert, a frequent letter writer in the Courier, wants to know what happened to the Democratic Party. Nothing. Maybe he should ask what happened to his party.  More...

Resident will pay to collect signatures

To the editor:   There is $1,000 still out there to anyone or group that will collect 2,000 signatures from registered Biddeford voters for a petition to open or leave closed the closure on Bradbury Street Extension. More...