June 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Retired McArthur staffer will enjoy travel, books

BIDDEFORD – After 15 years working at McArthur Public Library, assistant director Sally Leahey retired earlier this month.  Leahey said she is awaiting the birth of her first grandchild and will enjoy having more time to visit family in Ve More...

Aided businesses discuss successes, challenges

BIDDEFORD – Winners of the 2013 Main Street Challenge Encore competition met to share their experiences about opening a business downtown. More...

Animal rescue group hopes to get ahead

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – The town’s Community Animal Watch Committee is trying to raise $2,500 through an online campaign at GoFundMe.com, a website that allows people and organizations to crowdfund for donations.  Chairman Beverly Russel 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...

Dan’s up for demolition?

BIDDEFORD – The historic property where a local restaurant operated for more than 50 years may soon be demolished and converted into a parking lot. More...

City close to choosing consultant

The firm will determine best uses for former MERC property

BIDDEFORD – The city council is close to awarding a contract for a market and feasibility study to determine the best use of the 8.5-acre former site of Maine Energy Recovery Company.  City Manager John Bubier said six bids to conduct the 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

La Kermesse starts Thursday at field   Biddeford’s La Kermesse Festival will be held Thursday, June 29 through Sunday, June 29 at 335 Hill St., the Biddeford Middle School field.  More...


Library Links

At home in the Victorian era

The Victorian era encompasses the years of the very long reign of Queen Victoria – 1837 to 1901. It was a time of enormous, life-altering change. More...


Councilor was right to question finances

In response to the editorial letter from Jeff Christenbury, there are many of us who support Kevin Roche for his endeavors in trying to run city government more efficiently. More...

Did towers make others ill elsewhere?

To the editor:   More...

Lincoln Mill clock tower doesn’t have much longer

To the editor:   “It’s the Union Station of Biddeford.”  More...