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Community News

Community News

TA math team wins third place at meet   The Thornton Academy math team won third place at the Maine State Math Meet, held at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Tuesday, April 8. More...

Letters

Don’t give money away

To the editor:   So, (letter writer) Mr. Tom Walton (“Rep. should hold customers accountable, April 10 Courier) excoriates Republicans and those who oppose socialism and socialized medicine otherwise known as Obamacare.  More...

Senator to speak at event

To the editor:   One of the most important events in local and state government for fellow Republicans is the Maine State Republican Party Convention held every two years. More...

Where is downtown?

To the editor:   Downtown by definition, according to Webster’s Dictionary: the chief business section of the city.  More...

MERC Study

City officials mum on cost of firm to study property

BIDDEFORD – The city is requesting proposals from consulting firms to conduct a market and feasibility study of the former Maine Energy Recovery Company site.  More...

Biddeford wrangles with social media . . . again

BIDDEFORD – Social media was the topic of discussion at an April 14 meeting of the policy committee, revealing differences between committee members and Director of Information Technology Jerry Gerlach about how it should or should not be used More...

News

OOB dispatch: Scarborough or Sanford?

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Dispatch services for emergency personnel in Old Orchard Beach could be provided from Scarborough’s dispatch center as early as next year if the two towns reach an agreement. More...

Photo sale benefits wildlife

One of the first warblers to arrive each spring, the yellow-rumped warbler (affectionately referred to by some as the “butterbutt”) is a very appropriately named bird. More...

Firefighting force

A badge-pinning ceremony was held recently for five new members of Biddeford Fire Department. They are Mike Baker, Joshua Grzyb, Ryan Loshaw, Jefferey St. Hilaire and Ben Wildes. 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...