July 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

OOB cautious about facility

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – The town council was scheduled to consider an emergency ordinance at its Tuesday, June 15 meeting, after the Courier’s deadline, to place a moratorium on the cultivation of medical marijuana in non-residential location More...


Comic artist finds success in short career

Joseph Schmalke will appear at an event for Awesome Shoppe at monthly downtown art walk

BIDDEFORD – Graphic novelist Joseph Schmalke of Westbrook has only been making comic books for two to three years. He began self-publishing issues of his first comic story, “The Calamitous Black Devils,” in October 2012.  More...

Dan’s gone, a plea from business

The building where Dan’s Restaurant used to operate, at 106 Elm St. was demolished this week to make room for parking spaces for the Hair Loft at 110 Elm St. More...

Lucky Pup rescues

Handsome Harvey, or Harvard, as he is called because of his smarts, is gorgeous, outgoing and fun-loving. 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...

Mill clock tower saved at 11th hour

BIDDEFORD – Despite falling short of a $35,000 goal on an Indiegogo.com fundraising campaign, Biddeford Mills Museum officials say they have raised enough money to move the Lincoln Mill clock tower from its location on Lincoln Street.  The More...

Biddeford has shortage of volunteers to clean parks

BIDDEFORD – Heart of Biddeford and city officials are asking volunteers to help maintain the city’s parks. 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

Community yoga event is Friday night in Saco   Yoga “dana,” or “giving,” is a free yoga event for all ages that will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, July 18 at Memorial Park in Saco, behind C.K. Burns School. More...


Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les soigneux de ma tendre enfance

Lorsque je grandissais on entendait parler de ceux et celles qui avaient le talent de soigner et même de guérir. More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

Healers of my childhood days

When I was growing up we often heard about those who had the talent for providing care and even for healing. More...


Governor was welcomed

To the editor:   The 2014 La Kermesse parade on June 27 was a proud day to remember for the Franco-American Biddeford community. More...

Ask Dick & Harriet

Question: Are there any Biddeford boards/committees/ commissions/historical society/board of directors etc. that are exempt from compliance with a city of Biddeford ordinance requiring such members be a citizen of Biddeford?  More...