October 17, 2013 RSS feed / News

Focus on Wildlife

In mid-September, wildlife photographer Chuck Homler was exploring the Scarborough Marsh and crawling to photograph a lesser yellowlegs. More...

Neighbors speak out against motor inn owners

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A proposal to demolish a single-family dwelling at 25 Puffin St. and construct a three-unit building on the site was met with a chilly response from neighbors at last week’s planning board meeting.  More...

Students team up to make second video together

SACO – Many teenage students spend their high school years trying to figure out the path their life will take. More...

Library will raffle off Kindle

Starting Friday, Nov. 1 Libby Library in Old Orchard Beach will start a monthlong raffle for a Kindle Fire HD. The raffle is for patrons of the library only and patrons can enter every time they check out library materials.  More...

Rolnick Chiropractic

Dr. Ellie’s Health Tips:  More...

MASSAGE & ACUPUNCTURE… a vacation for your body.

Need help unwinding over vacation? Or perhaps you need to continue your therapeutic massage and acupuncture treatments while you’re away. Put yourself in the hands of the skilled staff at MassageCraft & Acupuncture Clinic. More...

Are You Frowning because of Ill-Fitting Dentures?

Everybody ready? OK, listen. Let’s hear that again. You heard right. It’s the sound of smiling. When we smile, we don’t make any noise, yet we sure can say a lot. More...

Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it.   More...

Get comprehensive eye exams from Dr. Jo Johnson

Dr. Jo Johnson has been serving the eyecare needs of York County since 1977. A fully licensed medical doctor whose specialty is ophthalmology, Dr. Jo (as many of her patients call her) provides both medical and surgical eyecare. More...

Council president faces one challenger in Ward 6

Incumbent Rick Laverriere is running for re-election to the Ward 6 city council seat. Roger Hurtubise is also seeking the position. Voters may vote at the Rochambeau Club on South Street, Nov. 5, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. or by absentee ballot. More...

Hospital merger brings changes in service

BIDDEFORD – Southern Maine Medical Center and Goodall Hospital will merge Jan. 1, to become the Southern Maine Health Center.  The two hospitals have been planning several years for the merger and, on Oct. More...

Birthdays

Oct. 18: Happy birthday Lisa Lacroix, love dad, Cheryl, Stephen, Kandis, DillyBean, Gavyn and mom . . . happy 67th anniversary Linwood and Joyce Goodwin from GMACC. More...

Election 2013

Three seek to unseat Biddeford’s mayor

Incumbent Alan Casavant is running for re-election as mayor of Biddeford. Perry Aberle and Joanne Twomey are also seeking the position. Karl Reed Jr. is running as a write-in candidate and did not respond to the Courier’s survey. More...

Perplexed, bewildered, dazed, or confused about Health Care Reform?

The health insurance marketplace (exchange) will be open from October 1st 2013 – March 31,2014. If you currently have an individual health insurance policy, or are uninsured, this affects you!  More...

Memory Care a Top Priority at Holbrook Health Center

Holbrook Health Center’s commitment to innovative memory care hasn’t gone unnoticed. More...

Providing home care for you and your loved ones

At New England Family Healthcare, we strive to provide the best in-home services for you or your loved ones at affordable rates. More...

New Art Therapy Group Available

Art of Awareness provides psychotherapy and body centered practices. Our approach is client centered and supports sustainable self care. More...

RetroFoam Super Insulation Boosts Fire Safety

After 10 years of testing in older buildings throughout the upper Midwest, RetroFoam, a new superinsulation technology, is available to homeowners in Maine. More...

One seeks to unseat Ward 5 councilor

Name: Carol A. Boisjoly  Age: 57  Address: 8 Birch St.  Family: Husband deceased. One daughter, Megan  Prior political experience: None  More...

Sierra Club to screen ‘Meat’

“American Meat,” a pro-farmer documentary film on chicken, hog and cattle production in the U.S., will be shown by the Maine Sierra Club at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25 at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Kennebunk. More...