December 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Next generation takes over at Reilly’s Bakery

BIDDEFORD – A family business that has been a landmark of consistency in the city for more than 100 years will be switching hands at the end of the month. More...

Community News

Concert benefits fuel program

The 16-piece Chris Humphrey Big Band presents its annual Christmas Jazz Concert to benefit those in need of fuel assistance this winter in York County. It will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. More...

Wrap it up for free

Santa's little helpers, known as Friends of Libby Library, will be at Nonesuch Books in Biddeford Saturday, Dec. 19 through Thursday, Dec. 24 to wrap purchases from the book store.  The library will accept donations.   More...

TA student places

Jessica Patterson, a Thornton Academy senior, placed second overall in the Southern Maine Regional Brain Bee competition, held at the University of New England Dec. 8. 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...

Nominations are in; voting begins for Great Person Award

Nominations for the Courier’s Great Person Award have ended, which opens up the voting period. Published this week is the list of the 12 nominees and a description of why they should be considered.  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

Dec. 19: Happy birthday Chantelle Graffam from GMACC. Dec. 20: Happy birthday Julie Tucker from GMACC . . . happy birthday Mitch Cyr from GMACC.   More...

December is ... AIDS Awareness Month

Knowledge important in the fight against HIV/AIDS

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 25 million people have died from HIV/ AIDS since the onset of the epidemic roughly 30 years ago. More...

Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it.  More...

Editorial

Beyond the Headlines

Award highlights excellence in Saco education system

Not to toot our own horn, but we have some pretty awesome schools in our community. In fact, I would go out on a limb and say we have some of the best schools in the whole state. More...

Biddeford history, at your fingertips

Whether you are a lifelong resident of the area or you just moved here last week, there may come a time when you are looking for some local historical information. More...

Correction

A submitted brief in last week’s Community News should have said Painting with a Twist in Saco serves beer and wine.   More...