June 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Biddeford schools may look at field trip protocol

BIDDEFORD – The school district’s field trip policy is under scrutiny after it was discovered that a registered sex offender was signed up to chaperone a field trip and a child was left behind during another school trip.  More...

News

Council resolves to keep chiefs on duty

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Chiefs’ legal counsel paid from city budget

BIDDEFORD – The city hired an attorney for Police Chief Roger Beaupre and Deputy Chief JoAnne Fisk amidst allegations that two former police officers sexually abused men decades ago.  More...

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Editorial

Beyond the Headlines

Legislators not going anywhere

As some of you may have noticed, our legislative office is bare. No signs, no window decals, no lights on and no flag out to alert you we are there.  More...

Eye on: Old Orchard Beach Town Council

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Last year, the Courier kept track of executive sessions held throughout the year by the school districts and governing bodies in Biddeford, Saco and Old Orchard Beach. More...

Letters

Better leadership needed in city of Biddeford

To the editor:   Biddeford has a mayor and city council, but what we don’t have is leadership.  More...

Superintendent goes over school budget

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Legislators moving

To the editor:   It’s been almost four years since we moved into my legislative office on Main Street, sandwiched between Rapid Rays and the Saco Post Office.  More...

Petition for second assembly surfaces

By Molly Lovell-Keely Managing Editor   BIDDEFORD – City resident Roch Angers said he has been inspired by recent stories told by sexual abuse survivors who have alleged wrongdoing by two former police officers. More...

OOB: good day for a graduation

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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

Lucky Pup Rescues

Claire is a sweetie girl, an 8- to 9-month-old beagle who was tied up outside a vet's office when they arrived in the morning. More...

Pet of the Week

“I’m not going out in the rain – so there,” says Poochie, who turned 14 on June 5. “That’s 80 in human years,” said owner Beverly Chaloult of Biddeford. More...

Birthdays

June 8: Happy birthday Debbie Morin from Char-Hoo.  June 13: Happy birthday Avis Taylor from GMACC.  More...

Community News

Event aims to clean up river

Officials from Saco River Salmon Hatchery are organizing a Saco River trash drive 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 25, over the 9.3 mile stretch of the river from Skelton Dam in Buxton to Cataract Dams in Biddeford/Saco.  More...

Race for Cash is June 27

Registration is open for the 11th annual Captain Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K/3Mile Walk, also called the Run for Cash. More...

OOB Historical Society opens

The Harmon Museum of Old Orchard Beach Historical Society opens for the season Tuesday, June 30. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, June 11   Sunrise Bible study, 6 to 7 a.m., New Beginning Christian Mission, 137 Main St., Biddeford. Bring Bible. Coffee provided.  More...