October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Saco staff and community meet about Pepperell Square

SACO – City staff and members of Saco’s downtown community met to discuss the train, air grievances, and ease some tensions about the possibility of closing Pepperell Square to vehicle traffic.  More...

Event geared toward voters with disabilities

SACO – A local provider of services for people with disabilities will host a voter education event 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. The event will be hosted by Living Innovations at their location in Saco, 238 North St. More...

Do not enter

Pictured is the vacant Notre Dame hospital on Pool Street. On Sept. 30, Biddeford Codes Enforcement re-posted signs warning that the building is dangerous and should not be entered. More...

Editorial

Library: Is anybody out there?

I just finished giving some used books a good new home after purchasing them at Libby Library’s book sale. It was a beautiful autumn day, just perfect for browsing for books. I was surprised to find only a few others felt the same way. More...

Corrections

A brief in last week’s Courier on page 13, “Plan now for Festival of Trees in Saco,” should have noted that a volunteer meeting for the Festival of Trees will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 at Saco Museum.  More...

Birthdays

Oct. 18: Happy Birthday Dave and Dad, love, Lori and CJ . . . happy birthday, son-in-law David LaBrecque, love, Mom and Dad Lonsdale.  More...

Obituaries

Rudolph Oberzan

Rudolph “Rudy” James Oberzan II, 74, formerly of Saco, passed away Tuesday, Oct. More...

‘Friends’ question disclosure protocol

SACO – A citizens’ group, Friends for the Conservation of River Bend Farm (Friends), has objected to some provisions of a recently proposed financial disclosure protocol. for economic developers.  More...

To Shriners, clowning is a passion

BIDDEFORD — With Halloween approaching and “creepy clown” sightings on the rise, some local Shriners fear the phenomenon is giving them a bad name.  “This is creating hatred, and bullying our profession,” said Paul 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

OCTOBER is... National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

History of mammogram technology

Mammography remains one of the most popular and well-known diagnostic tools for breast cancer. More...

Aging Excellence

In May 2015, the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers changed its name to “Aging Life Care Association” (ALCA - aginglifecare.org) . 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...

Community News

UNE offers flu shots

The University of New England will host a public health emergency preparedness training exercise on its Biddeford campus Thursday, Oct. 19, in collaboration with state and community partners. More...

Easter Seals to take ‘Cash’ run

The 13th annual Run for Cash Memorial 5K and Family Race to benefit Veterans Count Maine is scheduled for 7:45 a.m. June, 24 at Old Orchard Beach High School.  More...

Letters

Candidate has skills required for position

To the editor:   Among the many choices on the ballot this fall is the contest for register of probate. I’m voting for Allen Sicard.  We’ve known each other for nearly 50 years. More...

Hygienist encourages flouridation support

To the editor:   More...

Candidate values people, has increased their skills

To the editor:   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...