September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

BHS alum return to school where they were only white gridders

BIDDEFORD – Two Biddeford High School alumni who were the first white football players to attend what had previously been an all-black college in Jacksonville, Fla. More...

News

Focus on Wildlife

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Proceeds benefit shelter

A familiar sight in the woods, in parks and of course in gardens, the eastern chipmunk is “the epitome of cute,” said wildlife photographer Chuck Homler.  More...

Second POW/MIA event is this weekend

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – With the sound of hundreds of motorcycles riding through the streets and a Vietnam Warera helicopter flying overhead, the second annual POW/MIA Recognition Weekend will begin Friday, Sept. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Bad at it

Who’s the worst politician in Maine?  Worse than Republican Gov. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les noms des gens, des enfants, des chiens, et des chats

The names of people, children, dogs and cats   (This week’s column will be simultaneously bilingual since the names given cannot be translated easily and cannot relate their true meaning.)  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...

Econ position not working?

SACO – A group of citizens dedicated to promoting fiduciary accountability among city officials has called on the city to restructure how it promotes economic development.  More...

Biddeford High School to get electronic sign

BIDDEFORD – The school department has purchased an electronic sign for nearly $35,000 that will be displayed outside of the high school starting in early October. More...

Chamber looks at options

SACO – The Biddeford-Saco Chamber of Commerce may be looking for a new home. 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

Army private from Biddeford graduates from basic training   Army Pvt. Lorna E. Gallant has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.  More...

Reunited

Members of the St. Louis, St. Joseph and St. Andre’s High School classes of 1963 met earlier this summer to celebrate their 50th class reunion at the Ramada Inn. Above is the the St. More...

Helping

Biddeford resident Ashley Gray, right, participated in the first Robbie Foundation 5K in Portland’s Back Cove last weekend. With her is Robbie Gierie, for whom the foundation is named. More...

Letters

Reader: government intrusion vs. free market

To the editor:   We are very pleased to read (in the Sept. More...

Reader supports fivemember council

To the editor:   I agree with Old Orchard Beach Town Council Chairman Shawn O’Neil – five minutes, one time only at the podium speaking during public meetings. I only wish he’d practice what he preaches.  More...

Feelings on meters clear

To the editor:   I took the liberty recently of asking 39 Biddeford residents the following question (individually): Are you in favor of the proposal to install parking meters in downtown Biddeford? Yes or no.  More...