December 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News

‘Hoops For Hayley’ is Friday, Dec. 5

The Thornton Academy girls’ basketball opening game of the season on Friday, Dec. 5 against Catherine McAuley High School will hold a fundraiser for Hayley Desjardins of Saco.  More...

Community News

Knights sponsor trip to national shrine

The Knights of Columbus Council 2266 of Old Orchard Beach is sponsoring a bus tour to the National Shrine of Our Lady of LaSalette in Attleboro, Massachusetts to visit the 61st annual Festival of Lights on Saturday, Dec. 27.  More...

Community welcomes sports center

Southern Maine Health Care and the Biddeford-Saco Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and Business After Hours at SMHC’s new Sports Performance Center on Nov. 20. More...

Pathfinder open house seeks to sign up new members

The Saco Pathfinders Snowmobile Club will hold an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 at the clubhouse on Heath Road in Saco.  More...

Obituaries

Marcel Inkel

Marcel E. Inkel, 76, of Colchester and formerly of Biddeford, passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at home, surrounded by his loving family after of courageous battle with brain cancer.  Born Jan. 15, 1938 in St. More...

Louise Campbell

Louise Claire Campbell, 82, of Saco died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford.  She was born on May 31, 1932 to Wilford and Blandind M. (Beaudoin) Gagnon in Biddeford.  More...

Library’s photos at your fingertips

BIDDEFORD — Staff members at McArthur Library on Main Street have spent 150 years accumulating historical photos, postcards and other artifacts. More...

New signs, designs slated for downtown

BIDDEFORD/SACO – Downtown Biddeford may be getting a makeover through the winter and spring as wayfinding signs are installed, parking spaces changed and traffic patterns adjusted. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 11:29am
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 10:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 9:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 3:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 1:27pm

Neighbors

Birthdays

Dec. 6: Happy 45th wedding anniversary to Roland (Joe) and Elaine (Tardif) Marcoux. Dec. 8: Happy birthday Janice Marshall from GMACC. More...

In the News

Great Person Award sees one nomination

It’s time for the Courier’s Great Person Award nominations.  Each year we ask for help from our readers to tell us who has influenced their lives. More...

Library Links

Safe haven in Ferguson

Scott Bonner may not be a name you know. He was recently quoted as saying, “It is nothing different in kind. We have a dramatic setting right now but it is no different than what libraries do every day.” Mr. More...

Executive Session Watch

Eye on: Saco School Board

SACO – In September and October, the Saco School Board met once in executive session to negotiate teacher contracts, as allowed under statute 1 MRSA § 405(6)(D). The board moved into executive session unanimously on Oct. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Dec. 4

Open painting group, 3 to 5 p.m., Engine, 265 Main St., Biddeford. FMI, call 370-9130.  More...

Friday, Dec. 5

Acoustic Country Jam, 6 to 8 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. Doors open at 5 p.m. for food sales; raffle. FMI, call 831-5784.  After school art club reception, 3 to 5 p.m., Biddeford City Hall. FMI, call 370-9130.  More...

Saturday, Dec. 6

Eastern Trail full moon walk, 6 p.m., rear of Southern maine Health Care parking lot. Leave electronics behind. No flashlights or companion animals. FMI, call 283-4487.  More...