October 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


Photo purchase benefits Animal Welfare Society

“The groundhog is known by a myriad of names including woodchuck, land-beaver, and my personal favorite, whistle-pig,” said wildlife photographer Chuck Homler. “They are marmots and are closely related to squirrels. More...

Making an appearance:

The Real Housewives (and Runners) of New England

SACO – For a small group of “housewives” who enjoy running together, overcoming obstacles and meeting new challenges has become an obsession. More...

Beyond the Headlines

Walking the walk on bullying

Bullying is an issue that has plagued schools not just in Maine, but across the country. Nationwide, approximately 160,000 children stay home from school each day to avoid being bullied, and the effects can be lifelong and even tragic. More...


Politics & other Mistakes

Boredom is just a state of mind

There’s nothing more exciting than the latest bestseller from a Maine gubernatorial candidate.  Except it turns out David Baldacci isn’t running for anything and isn’t even one of the local Baldaccis. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Le ciel et l’enfer de mon enfance

Lorsqu’on est encore petit enfant, on peut s’imaginer toutes sortes de choses. L’imagination fabrique des séries de scènes rattachées aux idées provenues des paroles des gens qui nous racontent des tas de choses. More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

The heaven and hell of my childhood days

When we are still very young, we can easily imagine all kinds of things. The imagination makes up a series of scenes linked to ideas that come from words spoken by people who tell us stories and a whole lot of things. More...

Columbine speaker gives mixed message to some

BIDDEFORD – The aunt of a student who died in Colorado’s Columbine shooting spoke to the city’s middle and high schools last week.  More...

Viewpoint on MERC

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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

In the News

In the News

Official won’t seek another term as sheriff   YORK COUNTY – York County Sheriff Maurice Ouellette will not seek a third term as sheriff.  More...

Program at Saco school aims to teach kindness

SACO – A new educational program designed for K-8 students made its debut last week at Governor John Fairfield School, a K-2 school. More...

Community News

Community News

Dishing it out Volunteers needed for hospice work More...

Taking the initiative

Sen. Linda Valentino and Rep. More...


Bottle could have injured dog walker

To the editor:   To the person who threw a bottle at me:  More...

School officials offer information, not opinion

To the editor:   Recently, you published a letter to the editor from Jeff Christenbury, and in the interest of providing a more accurate basis for voter decision-making at the upcoming referendum on withdrawal, we have opted to submit a response 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...