November 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Cities lose vet; parade dedicated

SACO – Linwood “Jake” Mulligan, a community member of Saco and Biddeford, and a veteran of the United States Navy, died unexpectedly on Oct. 28. Mulligan was a Maine native, and served in Vietnam during his time with the Navy. More...

News

Three vie for York County judge of probate

The race for York County Judge of Probate features Democrat Bryan Chabot of Wells facing off against independents Robert Nadeau, the incumbent, and Bernard Broder of Old Orchard Beach. There is no Republican in the race. More...

Saco River Market move is cancelled, space sought

SACO/BIDDEFORD – Saco River Market’s move to downtown Biddeford has been cancelled after it was discovered that its land use would violate Biddeford’s zoning ordinance.  More...

Two vie for RSU 23 seat

Printed below are the responses to candidate survey forms for candidates for Regional School Unit 23 Board Director, which serves Old Orchard Beach. Irving Hirst Jr., faces Carolyn Marcotte, an incumbent. More...

Community News

TA violist Selected to All-National Honor Ensemble

Elizabeth Roy, Thornton Academy class of 2018, has been selected to the National Association for Music Education’s All-National Honor Ensemble for Symphony Orchestra. She is the first student from Thornton Academy to achieve such a feat. More...

Time Magazine story features Project AWARE youth

A dozen teens involved with Saco-based Project AWARE shared their stories about anxiety and depression with Time Magazine. The article is the Nov. More...

Shoes will benefit area seniors

Altrusa of Biddeford-Saco collected and delivered 78 pairs of shoes to Paul Hazelton House, an independent housing complex for low income seniors, to aid in their fundraising activity benefiting resident services.  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...

Saco talks two-year budget cycle

SACO – Councilor Eric Cote has introduced the idea of reducing the frequency of the city’s budget process to once every two years rather than annually. More...

Courthouse selection continues

BIDDEFORD/ALFRED – The York County Courthouse Site Selection Commission met once again to hear presentations from landowners and to hear comments from members of the public. The commission met Oct. 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

Scholarship money for students matched

Upward Bound at USM Dollars for Scholars announced that it has been awarded a $5,000 matching grant from Scholarship America, the parent organization to Dollars for Scholars affiliates across the country.  More...

Book signing is Nov. 8 for Saco author

Dyer Library will host a Veterans Day program book talk with Maine teacher and writer David Arenstam at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8. More...

Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Ebling are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Hannah Ebling to Peter Remmes. Pete is the son of Dr. Paul and Holly Remmes. More...

Editorial

Reflections of Christmas: Past, present and future

Library Links

Halloween is over, so it must be time for Christmas. More...

Letters

Additional letters

Marijuana is gateway drug To the editor:  More...

Biddeford native is the right choice for District 12

To the editor:   I am urging you to vote this election, to elect the right person to represente Biddeford at our state capitol.  More...

Candidate aims to make dent in heroin crisis

To the editor:   More...