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Biddeford native saving animals through PETA

BIDDEFORD/FLORIDA – Biddeford native Emilee Orsi is following her passion to help animals to Orlando, Florida to work for a program developed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA.  More...

STEM Academy new in Biddeford this year

BIDDEFORD – With the school year about to start, Superintendent Jeremy Ray said Biddeford is leading the way on a number of initiatives. More...

Editorial

Where did summer go?

Library Links

Wasn’t it just a few days ago that summer, full of bright promise, began? And now, believe or not, (I choose not to) fall is about to . . . fall. 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...

Election deadline poses issue

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – As town clerks prepare ballots for this year’s presidential, state and local elections, many small towns are dealing with conflicting deadlines. More...

UNE: ‘all gender’ restrooms a reality

BIDDEFORD – The University of New England has changed its housing policy to allow for students identifying as different genders to room together. 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. 2: Happy birthday Parks Carle from GMACC. Sept. 5: Happy birthday Alana Labrecque from GMACC.   More...

Community News

‘Beatles’ experience to be held in Saco on Sept. 10

The multimedia show, “A Day In The Life: A Beatles Experience,” comes to Garland Auditorium at Thornton Academy on Saturday, Sept. 10. This Maine-born show is making its first southern Maine stop as a part of its 2016 regional tour. More...

Bank gives significant donation for college revamp

Saco & Biddeford Savings CEO, Kevin Savage and Chairman of the board, Robert Wade, presented York County Community College President Dr. More...

HOB becomes accredited for ‘America’ program

Heart of Biddeford has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting performance standards set by the National Main Street Center.  More...

Letters

Role models are powerful; candidate included in list

To the editor:   More...

It’s a good time to donate clothes andother items

To the editor:   More...

More assessments would paralyze school project

To the editor:   In 2012, an assessment on the physical condition of all Saco schools was conducted at a cost of about $30,000. A copy of this assessment is available at the school department website.  More...