December 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Nominations accumulate for ‘Great Person’

It’s time for the Courier’s Great Person Award nominations.  Each year we ask our readers to tell us who has influenced their lives. More...

News

Commission to convene Dec. 17

BIDDEFORD – A new slate of city officials were scheduled to be inaugurated Tuesday, Dec. More...

Well of Greek olive oil hasn’t run dry Family business thrives at new location

SACO – When Daphne Contraros Rioux is out and about, people often express condolences at the closure of the business she runs with her daughter.  The problem?  Lakonia isn’t closed.  “We are most definitely open,&rdqu More...

Reaching out

Saco resident Corey Sturgeon, left, Vassalboro resident Megan Lofthus and Old Orchard Beach resident Sam Ranger held a “social experiment” Sunday, Dec. More...

Editorial

Moose really know how to fly?

What if Rudolph wanted a Christmas Eve off? Doesn’t he deserve a night off after all these years? Santa is a fellow who hates to disappoint, so, naturally, he would agree to help Rudolph find a perfect (or nearly good enough) substitute. More...

Rochambeau Club hopes for renaissance

BIDDEFORD – In the wake of declining membership and inability to find a buyer for its property, the Rochambeau Club is hoping to jump-start a renewed interest in the facility by holding a series of tribute rock concerts next year. More...

Banner goes up on Lincoln Mill

BIDDEFORD – A banner was hoisted onto the building at 17 Lincoln St. Friday, Dec. 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

That’s entertainment value

Dancers from Dynasty Dance Centre in Biddeford recently attended the That’s Entertainment National Dance Competition in Springfield, Massachusetts, and returned home with two major wins. More...

Community News

Restaurant to host free Christmas dinner

The 17th annual Free Christmas Day will be served 1 to 3 p.m. at Traditions Restaurant, 162 Main St. in Saco, on Christmas Day, Dec. 25.  More...

New business offers fun, art and a contribution to charity

Painting with a Twist in Saco held its grand opening Nov. 12 to showcase a place where people can come together to paint, drink a beverage of their choice and discover their inner artist.  More...

Awesome Austin

Four-year-old Caleb Parenteau couldn’t wait to tell Thornton Academy football player Austin McCrum what a great game he played after TA won the state championship against Portland recently. More...

Letters

Letters

Pantry open before holiday  To the editor:   More...