November 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Saco Bay Artists presented it holiday show at Libby Memorial Library November 13. More...

News

Doctor urges more federal funding of cancer initiatives

BIDDEFORD – A Southern Maine Health Care neurologist traveled to Washington, D.C., last month to lobby the Maine congressional delegation to fund the National Cancer Institute and parent organization, National Institutes of Health.  More...

World might have a prayer with genetically created messiah

SACO – A Maine publisher is releasing a book by first-time author, Mike Goyet, who lives and works in Saco.  Goyet said his debut work, a speculative novel titled “Messiah: The Quest to Save Humanity,” is about the coming of a More...

Birthdays

Nov. 19: Happy birthday Margaret Monroe from GMACC.  Nov. 20: Happy 57th birthday to Linda Mason from Leslie Mason . . . happy birthday Dave Cebula from your biker and boating friends.  More...

Community News

OOB church offers free Thanksgiving dinner

Old Orchard Beach United Methodist Church will hold its 11th annual Thanksgiving Day dinner and delivery service and is ready to take reservations. The church plans to serve nearly 300 meals on Thanksgiving Day throughout the Saco Bay area. More...

Parade participants, carolers sought for Saco events

Participants are sought for Saco’s Parade of Lights at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 on Main Street in Saco. Saco Main Street seeks anyone who wants to participate on foot, golf cart or vehicle. More...

Historical society in OOB to show rare film Thursday

The annual meeting of members of Old Orchard Beach Historical Society will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 at Harmon Museum, 4 Portland Ave., Old Orchard Beach.  More...

Obituaries

Joanne Merchberger

Joanne Lou Merchberger, a long time resident of Dayton, peacefully lost her battle with cancer Nov. 7, 2015, at her home.   Born Dec. 17, 1944, she was the daughter of Joseph Elton and Ethel Bertina (Dow) Mullett.  More...

Ronald Brown

Ronald W. Brown, 76, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, at Virginia Beach General Hospital due to medical complications.  Ronald was born on May 2, 1939, in Madison, Maine to William Munro Brown and Dora Anne Brown. More...

Celia E. Doushkess

Celia E. Doushkess, 84, of Biddeford, died peacefully on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 at her residence.  More...

Halt of Lincoln work normal

BIDDEFORD – Contractors at Lincoln Hotel and Lofts have ceased working on the $50 million development project spearheaded by Tim Harrington of Atlantic Holdings LLC.  One contractor was asked to pack up his equipment after working nearly m More...

TA acquires foreclosed residential property

SACO – The city will transfer property it acquired through a tax foreclosure to Thornton Academy.  The city council voted 5-2 on Monday, Nov. 16, to transfer the property at 42 Fairfield St. More...

Council backs Unitil plan

SACO – The city council voted 7-0 on Monday, Nov. 16, to send a letter of support for Unitil’s efforts to expand natural gas infrastructure downtown and in the city’s industrial parks.  Unitil Corp. 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

‘Home for the Holidays’ is theme of this year’s Festival of Trees

Library Links

This will be my 10th Festival of Trees here at Dyer Library and Saco Museum but it will be the 11th time we have celebrated Christmas with this festive holiday event – actually, series of events – that have become a mainstay of the Saco w More...

Another Chance Animal Rescue

  Bob, named for his bobbed tail, is a longtime resident of Another Chance Animal Rescue. He’s very friendly to all people and other animals and would fit right in just about anywhere. More...

November IS... National Diebetes Awareness Month

How to lower blood-sugar levels without medication

Diabetes is a disorder in which the body cannot properly store and use the energy found in food. To be more specific, diabetes compromises the body’s ability to use glucose. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

The Courier accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please email your listing to editor@inthecourier.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...