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Arundel Cottages taking reservations

ARUNDEL — Work at the Cape Arundel Cottage Preserve, a 259-unit gated community at 1976 Portland Road (Route 1) in Arundel, is proceeding apace, with reservations for the first homes being accepted recently.  More...

Bible school has successful week in downtown

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Photographer, author to appear at McArthur

With a photographer’s eye, author Helen Peppe captured her rural Maine childhood in her memoir, “Pigs Can’t Swim.” The book has been called outrageous, hilarious and touching by readers and reviewers. More...

Editorial

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

Les prédilections de ma jeunesse

By Norman Beaupré   More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

The predilections of my youth

Every child has predilections, what he loves and what he prefers. I had many and I have retained some up to this day. More...

Can-do attitude

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Obituaries

Bessie Ruth Paul

Bessie Ruth Paul, 78, of West Kennebunk died July 9, 2015 at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford with her loving children at her side, after a 23-year battle with Parkinson’s disease.  Bessie was born May 6, 1936 in Woodland, one of 12 More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, July 16   Total joint replacement education class, 3 to 4:30 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. Free. To register, call 283-1126.  More...

Union members plan to attend next meeting

By Ben Meiklejohn Staff Writer   More...

Downtowns: parking study complete

BIDDEFORD/SACO – The Biddeford and Saco planning boards were scheduled to have a joint workshop meeting on Wednesday, July 15, after the Courier’s deadline, to review a presentation by Gorrill Palmer Consulting Engineers, Inc. More...

Saco legislators reflect on session

SACO – Although most of the bills they sponsored have already died somewhere along the way in the legislative process, Saco’s legislators remain optimistic about those that survived.  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

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Ryan Poisson, assistant sales manager at Hannaford Supermarket in Saco, displaying an orange lobster. (Courtesy photo) More...

Births

Dominic Noel Faria was born July 2, 2015, to Stephan Faria and Michelle Johnson of Biddeford. Grandparents are Mark and Maria LaQuire of Claremont, New Hampshire and John and Lucinda Connell of Rochester, New Hampshire. More...

‘Go Set a Watchman’ by Harper Lee is out this week

“Writers are magicians. They write down words, and, if they’re good, you believe that what they write is real, just as you believe a good magician has pulled the coins out of your ear, or made his assistant disappear. More...

Community News

Lobster donated to UNE center

UNE’s Marine Science Center announced that its blue lobster specimen will no longer be the only odd-colored crustacean present, as it has recently taken in a more rare yellow-orange lobster. More...

Thursday in the park

include white, which is the most rare at an estimated one in 100 million, and calico (mottled black and orange), which comes in second place with an approximate one in 30 million occurrence.  More...

UNE welcomes new staff

The University of New England held a press conference recently to formally introduce Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Jack McDonald, men’s ice hockey coach Kevin Swallow, and women’s swimming coach Rick Hayes.  More...

Letters

Former Saco councilor to run for mayor

To the editor:   More...

Shops and attractions rare in Biddeford

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Residents thankful for clinic staff and services

To the editor:   What an enormous loss to the community of Old Orchard Beach with the closing of Biddeford Free Clinic.  More...