February 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Family encourages others to ‘Love Your Brain’

SACO/SCARBOROUGH – For nearly five years, the Michael T. Goulet Traumatic Brain Injury and Epilepsy Foundation has served a mission to raise awareness and improve treatment for seizure and brain disorders. More...

Biddeford needs bonds to fix city hall tower

BIDDEFORD – As of the Courier’s deadline, the city council was scheduled to discuss placing a question on the November ballot asking voters to approve a $2 million bond for renovations of city hall.  More...

Community News

Free clinic receives grants

The Biddeford Free Clinic was recently awarded three one-year grants from United Way of York County totaling $18,000. The grants will provide medical and dental care for uninsured people who live in poverty. More...

Retreats offered in March

Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford offers the following retreats in March:    “Mary has Chosen the Better Part – a Women’s Guided & Directed Contemplative Retreat,” with Aline Plante, March 13-15.  More...

Students ‘score’

While the Patriots racked up points on the way to their fourth Super Bowl victory, the youth ministry program at Good Shepherd Parish was busy scoring donations to benefit two local organizations.  More...

Obituaries

Joan M. Cote

Joan M. Cote, 82, of Biddeford, passed away on Feb. 12, 2015, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.  Joan was born Aug. 28, 1932, in Portland, the daughter of Walter and Leona (Lamontagne) Casey. More...

Lloyd LaFountain

Lloyd P. LaFountain, 84, of Biddeford, passed away on Feb. 9, 2015, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House surrounded by his loving family.  Lloyd was born Jan. 29, 1931, in Biddeford, and was the son of Lloyd P. LaFountain Sr. and Theresa G. More...

Health

Amazing Facts About The Human Heart . . .

Every Valentine’s Day homes and businesses dress up the decor with cupids and hearts to celebrate a day all about love and affection. More...

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‘Saco Citizens’ changes name, tweaks goals

SACO – The group formerly known as Saco Citizens for Sensible Taxes changed its name at the beginning of the year to Saco Citizens for Sensible Government, a move that Scott Thibeau, the group’s chairman, said reflects a new direction the More...

OOB fire victim tells of hardships

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – In the aftermath of a Jan. 29 fire at 6 School St., local animal activist Beverly Russell, a resident of the building, said the community has provided support in innumerable ways during what has been a trying time. 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

Neighbors

Birthdays

Feb. 17: Happy Birthday to my one and only daughter, Patience Pittore, love always, Mother, XOXO . . . happy 47th birthday to my niece Patience, love, Aunt Mary and Uncle Norman. More...

Births

From Southern Maine Health Care.

Addyson Louise Smiley was born Dec. 22, 2014, to Jake and Ashley (Berry) Smiley of Saco. Grandparents are Erik and Beth Clark of Westbrook, Richard Godet of South Portland, Donna Smiley and Saco and Sam and Dianne Smiley of Falmouth. More...

In the News

Library Links

The weather outside is frightful?   More...

Letters

Should you believe the media or the Bible?

To the editor:   The Bible tells us about world events. It doesn’t tell us the date. It tells us about the Jewish people returning to their homeland. It’s true. It happened May 1948.  More...

League’s standards not up to par

To the editor:   On the issue of Little League Baseball stripping the U.S. Championship from Jackie Robinson Little League, I think it’s a pretty clear situation. The team would not have won the U.S. More...

Voting this way only makes sense

To the editor:   More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Feb. 19

York County Democratic Committee meeting, 6 p.m., York County Government Building, 149 Jordan Springs road, Alfred. Enter at left rear corner of building. FMI, call 934-4434.  More...

Friday, Feb. 20

Bouncing Babies, 10 a.m., Dyer Library, 371 Main St., Saco. Library’s youngest patrons from birth to 18 months are welcome for baby bounces, songs and stories, with social time for parents and children afterwards. More...

Saturday, Feb. 21

Another Chance Animal Rescue open house, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 251 Country Club Road, Route 4, Sanford. More...