September 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Biddeford lawsuits won’t be dismissed

BIDDEFORD – A federal judge has denied motions to dismiss three lawsuits against the city related to allegations of sexual abuse by police officers years ago. In several Sept. 9 orders, U.S. District Judge D. More...

Community News

Grant to aid drug issues in Biddeford, Saco

The city of Biddeford, in collaboration with the city of Saco, received notice of a Conditional Contract Award under RFP 201606122 Grants for Substance Abuse Assistance Programs issued by the Maine Department of Public Safety.  More...

UNE to rename Marine Science Center

The University of New England will honor Arthur Girard at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at the University of New England Marine Science Center, 11 Hills Beach Road, Biddeford.  More...

Students help seniors with shoe drive

On Friday, Sept. 17, a group of seniors from Paul Hazelton House in Saco (a Volunteers of American Northern New England property) will collect used, gently worn or new shoes.  More...

Letters

School committee member endorses candidate

To the editor:   I am writing to support Martin Grohman for re-election as state representative. Marty has represented Biddeford in a positive and professional manner. More...

Biddeford native suggests incumbent for office

I recently returned to my hometown of Biddeford. While preparing to launch a book and new business, I participated in a program for entrepreneurs through New Ventures Maine. Rep. More...

Studies show that tributary of Saco River is in trouble

To the editor:   More...

Lawyers sue church

BIDDEFORD – A lawsuit filed by law firm TOSA, LLC against Second Congregational Church over easement rights, and a subsequent counterclaim suit by the church against the firm, have failed to reach resolution through arbitration.  More...

Policy: Ban bow hunting

BIDDEFORD – The policy committee voted unanimously on Monday, Sept. 12 to recommend to the city council that bow hunting be prohibited in city parks. 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. 21: Happy birthday Joan Waterhouse from GMACC . . . happy anniversary Joey and Emily Mitts from GMACC.  Send birthday and anniversary greetings to editor@inthecourier.com.   More...

SEPTEMBER is... National Food & Safety Month

Clean produce properly to avoid contaminants

The demand for fresh produce has increased in recent years as more people are turning to fresh fruits and vegetables for their nutritional value. More...

Providing home care for you and your loved ones

At New England Family Healthcare, we strive to provide the best in-home services for you or your loved ones at affordable rates. More...

Editorial

Do you remember David Trotter now?

Earlier this summer I asked all of you, “Do you remember David Trotter or his sister?”  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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