March 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Sale of photo benefits wildlife in S. Maine

Most birds look their prettiest in spring. This is the time when they don breeding plumage and begin courtship rituals. More...

13 Winters will debut video on big screen

SACO – A local dark metal band will hold a red carpet event to premier its music video, “Bring Back the Snakes” at Cinemagic & IMAXX in Saco.  The black death metal group, 13 Winters, which has performed locally since 2001, More...

Executive Session Watch

Column intended to keep officials aware

In the spirit of encouraging elected officials to assume the responsibility of guarding the public’s right to know, the Courier will run a new column, “Executive Session Watch,” where executive sessions in Biddeford, Old Orchard Bea More...

Out with the old

New test that replaces GED easier to understand

SACO/OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A new high school equivalency test has been implemented statewide and is being hailed as a more accessible and better organized testing format for adult education students.  More...

Author hopes play will reach out to Québécois

BIDDEFORD – The local author of a monologue given from the perspective of a Franco-American woman who has retired from the mills is in Québec Province this week for a regional tour that includes seven performances of the monologue over a 10-day 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

Community News

Sweetser president to retire in December   Carl Pendleton, Sweetser’s long-serving president and CEO, has announced his intention to retire on Dec. 31.  More...


Politics & other Mistakes

System upgrade

For a small state like Maine to have any influence on national events, it has to elect exceptional people to the U.S. House of Representatives. Unlike the 100-member U.S. More...

Beyond the Headlines

College shouldn’t be a luxury

College affordability is a topic that gets bounced around political debates, but oftentimes falls flat when it comes to following through on the policy end.  More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les images de mon enfance

(Je rentre tout juste du Mexique où j’ai passé deux belles semaines et demie au très beau soleil et sa chaleur m’a réchauffé les os et les sangs. More...


School official not happy with story about boy

To the editor:   More...

City charter and constitution are clear

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Bridge plan in place

To the editor:  The current developments surrounding the fate of Saco’s Stackpole Bridge require additional facts and context.  More...