January 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page


Band prepares for next album with international show

An Overnight Low, which includes band member Chad Walls, a Biddeford native, is boarding the train to Piccadilly and they’ve reserved you a seat. Join them at 2 p.m. (U.S.) or 7 p.m. (U.K.) on Sunday, Jan. More...


Pantry invites governor for visit

To the editor:  The following was sent to Gov. Paul LePage from Stone Soup Food Pantry in Biddeford.   More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Jan. 1

Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 155 Saco Avenue, Old Orchard Beach.  More...

Friday, Jan. 2

Good Shepherd Parish Masses, St. Anne Chapel (at St. Joseph), 7 a.m.; Most Holy Trinity, 9 a.m. Good Shepherd Parish office is located at 271 Main St., Saco. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. FMI, call 282-3321.  More...

Saturday, Jan. 3

Saco River Winter Market, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 110 Main St., Saco Island, parking behind Run of the Mill Brew Pub, on the river. Agricultural products, specialty foods, local art. FMI, follow it on Facebook.  More...

Voting ends this Friday for Great Person Award

This is the last week for the Courier’s Great Person Award to vote.  Each year we ask for help from our readers to tell us who has influenced their lives. 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


Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

La vocation alors que je grandissais

(premier volet)  More...

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Saco in winter

According to meteorologists, we can now look forward to 100 days of winter. That’s the period of time between the winter solstice and spring equinox. More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

The notion of vocation as I grew up

(episode one)   When one goes to Catholic school, as I did for eight years at Saint-André school, it’s rather rare that one does not hear about vocation – vocation to the priesthood for boys as well as the religious vocation for both More...