December 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Voting continues for Great Person

It’s time to vote for the Courier’s Great Person Award. Each year, readers choose one person they think has made our communities a special place to live. Now that nominations are done, it’s time to vote.  More...


Library Links

Can you see it?

During this season of gift-giving McArthur Library has received a wonderful present from the Iris Network. More...

Much needed

First Parish Congregational Church Director of Christian Education Kris Galasyn loads a frozen Christmas ham into the refrigerator while waiting for one of four area families to pick it up after deli More...


Politics & other Mistakes

Level land

Compromise is a bad thing.  It may be expedient. It could be necessary. And it might even be sensible.  But there’s nothing good about it.  More...

Band rocks 20 years and beyond

SOUTHERN MAINE – A local band celebrated its 20th anniversary this year, and plans to release its fifth CD by February.   More...

Center puts squeeze on parking

BIDDEFORD – Building 13 of the Pepperell Mill Campus is being renovated to accommodate several businesses that will open on site within the next three months. 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

Monthly reflection is Jan. 14

A monthly day of prayer, reflection and sharing with Ann Harriman will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. More...

First fund of its kind started

Thornton Academy’s class of 1988 opened the Rene M. Menard Headmaster’s Fund on homecoming weekend to support disadvantaged Thornton Academy students whose education has been placed in jeopardy by unforeseen family circumstances.  More...

New coin club forms

The newly formed Saco Coin and Currency Club will hold its regular meetings at Saco City Hall in the conference room on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m., except holidays. All interested persons are invited to attend.   More...


Be proactive about city budget

To the editor:   As the city looks ahead to crafting the next municipal and school budgets, the dynamics of both the Biddeford City Council and school committee seem to suggest a more conservative slant.  More...