November 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Photo sale goes to AWS

Wildlife photographer and Saco resident Chuck Homler has teamed with the Courier to raise funds for the Animal Welfare Society in West Kennebunk. More...

Phone scam had business owner sweating

BIDDEFORD – A local restaurant owner received a phone call Monday, Oct. More...

Loading zone sign in downtown gone

BIDDEFORD – The owner of a storage unit business on Main Street is learning about the intricacies of city government in an attempt to get a parking space converted into a loading zone.  More...

Community News

Community News

Sign cards for wounded soldiers   Join members of St. Augustine Anglican Church 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 9 at Dyer Library for the signing of Christmas cards. More...

Fantastic frosh

Congratulations to the 2013-2014 Biddeford High School freshmen football team for its success this season in being undefeated and finishing the season with a victory over Thornton Academy in the Batt More...

Run, walk and roll on

Community Partners Inc. raised more than $2,000 with pledges and sponsorships at the third annual Run, Walk and Roll to benefit people with intellectual disabilities and autism. More...

Obituaries

Delia Carswell

Delia (De) Carswell, 58, of Milton Mills, N.H., died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She was eased into the arms of angels by lifelong friend Linda Brown, after a very short, unexpected illness. 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...

Cascade Falls

What’s next in indecent exposure cases on trails

SACO – Increased patrols and a wave of arrests over a three-month period have curtailed a rash of indecent activity in the Cascade Falls Park trail system. More...

Legion uses social media

BIDDEFORD – Leaders of American Legion Post 26 are turning to social media to recruit more members and generate group activity. A Facebook page was created last month in an effort to appeal to younger veterans.  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

English teacher turns cheese maker

An earthy smell wafts out from the barn, and with it the light sound of hooves scraping the bottom of the hay-covered stalls. A series of bleating carries in from the outside pen. More...

On a Personal Note

Symbolisms … respect … remembrance

I was puttering around my front yard on a sunny and warm Friday noon in mid-September, a type of day you yearn for often and really appreciate when it does happen. More...

In the News

In the News

Feral cats are discussed   KENNEBUNK – The Animal Welfare Society hosted a free informational seminar on feral cats, the issues surrounding feral cats in communities and how municipalities can effectively and humanely handle issues related More...

Editorial

Politics & other Mistakes

Can this marriage be saved?

“If you vote for Paul LePage,” my wife said in that carefully restrained voice she uses whenever I’m in big trouble, “I will divorce you.”  More...

Library Links

Welcome home, Deborah Gordon

Some of you may recall that last winter the Saco Museum was home to an exhibition of Maine schoolgirl needlework – that is to say, embroidered samplers that were made by young girls in the 18th and 19th centuries. More...

Letters

Act benefits none

To the editor:   More...

Time again for Santa Bil

To the editor:   More...

Face facts about airport

To the editor:   I was amused by the letter written by Chris Griffith on behalf of the Friends of Biddeford Airport. I was amused by the glaring distortion of facts and by the economic benefits to be derived by maintaining this airport.  More...

Health

Pet of the Week

Old Orchard Beach residents Bob and Nancy Kelley have adopted a 5-year-old orange and white tiger cat. “He is so precious,” says Nancy Kelley. “We call him Mr. More...