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UNE graduate wants to grow seaweed in Saco Bay

SACO – A University of New England graduate plans to launch a commercial seaweed aquaculture venture in Saco Bay this winter. More...

Student starts cookbook for those on a budget

BIDDEFORD – When Ben Slocum asked Health and Welfare Director Vicky Edgerly what she thought the biggest issue that needs to be addressed in the communities, she quickly responded, “Hunger,” Slocum recalled.  “That surpri More...

Main Street bank to close; land could be park

BIDDEFORD – Bank of America is closing its downtown branch Friday, Sept. 12 and intends to sell the 208 Main St. property.  Spokesman T.J. More...

Letters

Councilor embarrasses Saco constituents

To the editor:   Twice per month I sit above the Saco City Hall auditorium to broadcast and tape the city council meetings. Most weeks go without incident. More...

Biddeford tower needs to be stopped

To the editor:   Biddeford residents and parents beware: if you have children or grandchildren, you should be alarmed at what I am about to convey to you. What you will hear from politicians will counter what I will share.  More...

Parents should speak up

To the editor: (Addressed to Saco School Board)   More...

Fix is on its way for smell at plant

BIDDEFORD – A new odor-control unit will be installed in the city’s wastewater treatment plant within the next few weeks. More...

Vanished: art gone in Old Orchard

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Three framed photographs by a local artist were stolen from town hall last week.  Assistant Town Manager V. Louise Reid said the pictures by Wendy Barrett were taken without permission and without payment. 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

Loan recipient sought Chapter E, Kennebunk, of the P.E.O. More...

Editorial

Library Links

New staffer at McArthur shares reading troubles

As a child I struggled with reading. To me, the text slid off the page or became unfocused. Pretty early on I was diagnosed with a lazy eye, but not early enough to prevent a hatred of reading. More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Conte: Le marle à mémére Tanguay

(Mémére Tanguay) Allait au store à Mondor chaque semaine pour acheter des graines à son oiseau. «Comment va votre marle, Madame Tanguay,» lui demandait Monsieur Mondor. «Ben, y’ va ben, Monsieur Mondor. More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

Tale: Mémére Tanguay’s Blackbird

(Mémére Tanguay) She went to Mondor’s store every week to buy some seeds for her bird.  “How is your blackbird doing, Madame Tanguay?” Mister Mondor used to ask her.  “Well, he’s doing well, Mister Mondor. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

How does it feel now that you have graduated from high school?

It’s a crazy feeling to be done with high school. It’s incredibly surreal. I feel as if I’m going to walk back in to Thornton again as a student. 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...