September 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

As girl gets older, event is about others

SACO – Hayley Desjardins was 5 years old when she was diagnosed with a rare bone failure disease. The Biddeford/Saco Elks Lodge sponsored the first Hugs for Hayley 5K Run and Fun Walk in 2008 to raise money for Desjardins’ treatment. More...

News

Clinic aimed to close as need ceased – 2013 marks 20 years

BIDDEFORD – The Biddeford Free Clinic, which offers services to more than 500 patients, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.  More...

Sign company opens in Saco

SACO – A new sign company will open at 872 Portland Road on Oct. 7. Saco resident Jonni Peace will open a store for Signarama, the world’s largest sign franchise. More...

Proceeds benefit animal shelter

Often overlooked, even in plain sight, the American bittern blends in with the reeds in bogs, ponds or other wetlands and does its best to move with them as they sway in the wind. This allows them to stalk their prey very effectively.  More...

Letters

Here’s your sign, Biddeford and Saco

To the editor:   Many politicians at every level wonder why people are so up in arms over government expenditures and the everincreasing taxes at every level of government. More...

Biddeford city, school officials spend too much

To the editor:   Hey Mr. Mayor (Alan Casavant) and Mr. Superintendent (Jeremy Ray),  Great use of our tax dollars.  More...

Former downtown store to open in new location

To the editor:   Please be advised that Little Peeps Boutique, a new business located at 288 Main St. 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...

Officials struggle with social media – again

BIDDEFORD – The city council discussed the Biddeford’s policy on electronic media at its last meeting, causing some councilors to question whether the policy is only selectively followed or enforced. More...

Pirates start practice in Saco

SACO – The Portland Pirates ice hockey team has begun training camp at the OA Performance Center on Lund Road in Saco. 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

Chemist gets grant to study ‘love’ – DNA

BIDDEFORD – A native of Minnesota and graduate of the University of Minnesota, John Stubbs, 35, moved to Biddeford to begin his teaching career. More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Sacrificial lambs

With the polls in Maine still more than 13 months from opening, we here at the Politics & Other Mistakes Center for Farcical Statistical Analysis are ready to call some of the 2014 races. More...

Library Links

Looking forward

A little of this and a little of that … I wanted to tell you about some things that are coming up at the Dyer Library and Saco Museum over the next few months. So pull out your calendars and mark them up.  More...

On a Personal Note

September is prostate cancer awareness month

Alright guys, listen up because I’m going to say this only once: prostate cancer is a very common disease and it is said that any man who lives long enough will eventually be affected by its symptoms, if not the disease itself.  More...