August 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page


Business News

Dirigo Brewing Company, located at 28 Pearl St. in Biddeford, will open to the public at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19.  More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Mike is a big boy at 82 pounds. He is a 5-year-old Lab mix (maybe with hound dog) who was found stray and never claimed. More...

AUGUST is... National Immunization Awareness Month

Recommended immunizations for those age 50+

Routine immunizations can keep people safe and healthy. Certain vaccinations can prevent diseases from producing symptoms, while others can lessen the duration of an illness or make conditions less severe. More...


Connecting past and present

Library Links

While there are many things I love about my job at the Dyer Library and Saco Museum, one of my favorites is when I get to spend some time connecting past and present. We are fortunate to have the Roy P. 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 and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

Making way for ducks

Drivers need to be reminded to to stop for waterfowl

OLD ORCHARD BEACH/ BIDDEFORD – The town of Old Orchard Beach will soon post a “duck crossing sign” on West Grand Avenue, similar to a sign placed on Alfred Street in Biddeford last year. More...

OOB residents may consider charter changes

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Voters in Old Orchard Beach may have four changes to the charter to consider on the Nov. 8 ballot. As of the Courier’s deadline, the town council was scheduled to have a public hearing and vote at its Tuesday, Aug. 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

Community News

Giving is key

Ben Madore, owner of Arundel Ford, presents keys to a new 2016 Ford Transit to Helen Lewis, executive co-director of Stone Soup Food Pantry in Biddeford. More...

Schools sign agreement for transfer of students

The University of New England and York County Community College formed a partnership on Aug.  More...

Book sale is Aug. 19, 20

Libby Memorial Library’s annual book sale, re-gift sale, granny’s attic, bake sale, handcraft sale and more is being held by the Friends of Libby Library starting at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19 and 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. More...


Marcel Viger

Marcel R. Viger of Kennebunk (formerly of Biddeford), 87, died Aug. More...