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News

Abortion protests a regular Main Street fixture

BIDDEFORD – A group of Catholics have been gathering regularly in front of the Planned Parenthood office on Main Street, praying and singing to increase awareness about their viewpoint on abortion. More...

Bus will stop at Wal-Mart entrance

BIDDEFORD – The Wal-Mart Supercenter is paying for a sheltered bus stop and instituting a token program to give patrons free rides on the local ShuttleBus-Zoom. More...

Birthdays

Sept. 10: Happy 65th anniversaryWilfrid and Gaby Lebrun fromfamily and friends.Sept. 11: Happy birthday AbigailLachance from GMACC. More...

Letters

Is ‘old boys’ club alive and well?

To the editor:   Recently, Portland City Manager Mark Rees announced he is resigning from his job effective the beginning of September. Portland’s Mayor, Mike Brennan, wished him well and launched a search for a new manager. More...

Candidate in OOB is caring, honest

To the editor:   I’d like to take a moment of your precious time to explain why I’ll be voting for George Hogan to represent the citizens of Old Orchard Beach in Augusta this November.  More...

Saco tree removal was excessive

To the editor:   I am dismayed that the Saco Public Works has plans to remove every tree from the sidewalk side of Cleveland Street, effectively downsizing the property values of every home on the street.  More...

Clifford Park not safe for riders, others?

BIDDEFORD – An avid mountain bike rider who recently spent six weeks traveling to some of the best-known trails in the nation said he soon realized that trails in his own backyard are among the best rides one can experience. More...

Seasonal road work ends soon

BIDDEFORD/SACO – While people expect to have properly working water and sewer lines connected to their houses, or want opportunities to heat their homes with natural gas, seldom do they consider what it takes to build the necessary infrastructu 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

Editorial

Library Links

Here we come a-raffling

I just walked back across the parking lot from the Saco Museum – that gem of regional history and art – to the Dyer Library, our vibrant community resource for books, computers, audio, educational and enlightening programs and whathave yo More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Mon conte: “Yvette la chouette” en deux volets

Tout comme je vous l’ai promis, voici le conte, “Yvette la chouette” tiré de mon recueil intitulé “La Souillonne deusse” publié en 2008. More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

My tale: Yvette la chouette

As promised, here’s the first episode of, “Yvette la chouette” taken from my book, entitled “La Souillonne, deusse” published in 2008. 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...