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News

UNE pulls sewer project from plan

BIDDEFORD – The University of New England has ditched a proposal to build a sewer treatment plan, removing it from the draft concept plan scheduled for consideration by the school’s board of trustees on Sept. 22.  More...

CELEBRATING OVER 26 YEARS!

Dodie Phillips opened Keys to the Kitchen in 1988 filling a niche for everything for your kitchen but the kitchen sink! But times change and now you will see us as Keys to the Kitchen.& Home!  More...

Industry and virtue joined

Martha Richardson and her first cousin Sarah stitched nearly identical samplers in their youth in far western New Hampshire. More...

Community News

All kinds welcome at Blessing of the Animals

St. Augustine of Canterbury Anglican Church will hold its fifth Blessing of the Animals at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 168 North St., Saco. Everyone is welcome to bring their pets (properly leashed) for an individual blessing.  More...

TV host, author to speak about Mother Teresa

In the cafeteria of St. More...

UNE signs agreement with marine business incubator

The University of New England last week signed a letter of intent for a sponsorship agreement with the New England Ocean Cluster House.  More...

Letters

Candidate says city mayor is shortsighted

To the editor:   Mayor Alan Casavant is right about the deplorable conduct at council meetings, with a councilor allegedly giving the middle finger to citizens and calling a woman a derogatory name while leaving.  More...

‘Outsider’ encourages democratic process

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Letter writer responds to Saco candidate

To the editor:   Dear Mr. (Alan) Minthorn, I feel you didn’t need to title your letter in the Courier to me, but thank you (“Candidate responds to opponent’s daughter,” Sept. 17).  More...

Medical marijuana

officials learn about ordinances, regulations

BIDDEFORD/SACO/OLD ORCHARD BEACH – An ordinance that will define which zones medical marijuana production facilities or a registered dispensary will be allowed in was passed by the Old Orchard Beach Town Council last month. 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

Sept. 17: Happy birthday Keith Meiler from your coworkers at FMI.  Sept. 19: Happy anniversary Dave and Jane Augie from your family and friends.  More...

Earth-friendly tips for autumn

Autumn is upon us, and with the change of seasons comes the fall to-do list that must be completed before the arrival of winter weather. More...

5 simple ways to increase energy efficiency & savings

(MS) — Fall and winter can be tough on your home and your wallet. As temperatures drop, chances are your furnace will be working overtime. This results in two things — greater energy consumption and higher heating bills. More...

Editorial

Checkups can catch cancers early

With soccer practice, back-to-school shopping and dozens of other responsibilities demanding our time, it’s easy to postpone or even forget the important steps we need to take to care of our health.  More...

Le grenier de souvenances de Norman

La raison d’être de ma pièce, ‘La Souillonne’

Plusieurs parmi vous avez sans doute entendu parler de ma pièce de théâtre, un monologue sur scène intitulé “La Souillonne” et soit vous l’ayez vue sur scène ou soit vous l’ayez lue comme texte. More...

Norman’s Attic of Memories

The how and why of my French play, ‘La Souillonne’

Many among you readers have no doubt heard about my play, a dramatic monologue entitled, “La Souillonne,” and either you have seen it on stage or you have read the text. More...

Obituaries

Roger Woodcock Jr.

Roger N. Woodcock Jr., 69, of Arundel, passed away Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

The Courier accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Please email your listing to editor@inthecourier.com.  Thursday, Sept. 24  Hugs From Hayley 5K Race, walk and Elle   More...