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News

UNE official takes part in major world affair

BIDDEFORD/SACO – A University of New England professor who is one of the world’s leading experts on Libya and northern Africa has been invited by the United Nations to weigh in about the state of affairs in Libya.  More...

Biddeford mayor: email focuses on meters, airport

The following is an email update from Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant sent to constituents Saturday, May 3:   A few days ago, a resident and friend asked me why I had not sent any updates in recent weeks. More...

Program will explore opera

McArthur Library will host a presentation about opera by Jack Riddle, the founding president of PORTopera, at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 11. More...

Letters

Reader has strong opinion on welfare

To the editor:   I would like to congratulate Mr. Frank Novotny, Biddeford’s Republican Party chairman. Keep up the good work.  More...

Republican committee chairman replies

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Newspaper issue has been going on for decades

To the editor:   When I read a recent story about Saco’s problem with newspaper litter I had to check my calendar. More...

Donations needed before tower restored

BIDDEFORD – The Lincoln mill clock tower may be getting a new home, if the city council is willing to work with the Biddeford Mills Museum and a group of Biddeford High School students who want to restore the structure. More...

Marijuana dispensary thrives

BIDDEFORD – For three years, medical marijuana patients have been visiting Canuvo Medical Cannabis Dispensary at 6 Wellspring Road to access a variety of marijuana products. 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

Speaker will tell of historic events   Thornton Academy’s Lloyd Hunter Lecture Series will host guest speaker Max Slabotsky, a survivor of Auschwitz concentration camp, at 6 p.m. More...

Editorial

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les biscuits de mon enfance

Je suis arrivé à un moment de mes écrits sur les souvenances de ma jeunesse alors que je sens que les idées de mes souvenances commencent à s’étioler puisque je réalise que je n’en ai presque plus à vous dire. More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

The cookies of my childhood days

I’m up to a kind of standstill in the writing of my columns since the memories of my childhood days seem to be running out. Am I at the end of the well of my growing up memories. Is the well running dry? More...

Library Links

Something to consider

In childish, ever-so-charming hand printing on the door of the Dyer Library Children’s Room is a note from one of our young customers.  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...