September 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Fundraiser will help girl’s best friend

OOB Community Animal Watch and The Pier are teaming up this year to save Zues, at Chilifest, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. More...

Fake deputy makes scam calls in area

York County Sheriff William King Jr. More...

Community News

‘Beatles’ productions benefits area youth group

Crossroads Youth Center present, “A Day in the Life: A Beatles Experience,” 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

River Jam Festival begins Friday with events throughout weekend

River Jam Festival returns to Biddeford and Saco Saturday, Sept. 17 with free events all day in Mechanics Park and on the Saco River, followed by a free evening of Maine music acts on Saco Island. More...

Dance enters 10th year

The 10th annual Oldies Benefit Dance will be held 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Eagle’s Hall, 57 Birch St., Biddeford. Proceeds go to the Ronald McDonald House of Portland. 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...

Biddeford rolls out online newsletter

BIDDEFORD – The city launched a weekly online newsletter last week as a means to help get information  FMI   More...

Saco school leader outlines goals, projects

SACO – The school year has begun and Superintendent Dominic DePatsy said the Saco School Department will work this year on professional development for teachers, improving technology for students and proceeding with elementary school constructi 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

Learn, heal through Inanna performance

Inanna, Sisters in Rhythm, an all women’s percussion and vocal ensemble dedicated to cultural diversity, education and healing through the universal language of music, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Birthdays

Sept. 8: Happy birthday Pastor Russell Giasson from GMACC.  Sept. 10: Happy birthday Dave Tanguay from GMACC.  Sept. 11: Happy birthday Abby Lachance from GMACC.  More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Piper is approximately 6 years old and is a pitbull mix who was adopted several years ago from Lucky Pup Rescue. More...

Editorial

Library has plenty in store

Library Links

The days may be getting shorter but what isn’t is the list of Libby Memorial Library’s fall programs designed to inform, entertain and enrich the lives of our patrons and visitors.  More...

Letters

Contact candidate, he’d be happy to meet constituents

To the editor:   I support Matt Lauzon to represent the residents of District 12 in Biddeford.  More...

Last chance for tickets to OOB reunion weekend

To the editor:   The Old Orchard Alumni Association’s All School Reunion is happening Sept. 16 through Sept. 18. Friday night our weekend kicks off with exciting high school football under the lights as the Seagulls host Traip Academy. More...

Watchdog group reiterates position on school plans

On behalf of the Saco Citizens for Sensible Government, we would direct your attention to Board of Education member Ted Sirois’s letter to the editor in last week’s Courier. True, Mr.  More...