April 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Purchase helps area wildlife

Last week we featured the turkey vulture, one of the early spring migrants. This week is another harbinger of spring, the red-winged blackbird. The red-winged blackbird is a bird of wetland areas. More...

Thornton teacher gets top honor

Thornton Academy visual arts teacher Jennifer Merry has been awarded the Maine Art Education Association’s Secondary Art Educator of the Year. More...

‘Dead’ film festival to be held in Saco after set back

SACO – A South Portland filmmaker is organizing a new film festival at the Saco Drive-In that he hopes will become an annual event.  More...

Food service director to be shared

BIDDEFORD/OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Three local school districts plan to share a food services director next year, which officials say will cut costs for each district.  More...

Candidates vie for OOB school seats

David Boudreau, Peter Flaherty, Stuart Hogan, Carol Marcotte and Kenneth Spinney II are running for election to three new seats on the Regional School Unit 23 Board of Directors. 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


Bill would change welfare rules

To the editor:   I am currently sponsoring a bill from Gov. Paul LePage to prohibit the use of EBT cards to purchase tobacco, alcohol, lottery tickets and to make bail payments. More...

Veterans will benefit from clothing drive

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Word on the Street

Word on the Street

We asked Thornton Academy students, Why is Mary’s Walk important to the community?

It raises awareness about cancer and brings the community together to show their support for people who suffer from cancer. – Lena Hildebrand, senior 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...