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News

Cat finds new home at Monarch in Saco

SACO – “The fundamental question in long term care is, are we running an institution or providing a home?” June O’Neill, senior living consultant at Kindred Living at Monarch, an assisted living residence in Saco, asked hersel More...

Universalist church requests lease from Saco

SACO – The Unitarian Universalist Church of Saco and Biddeford is requesting a permanent lease from the city for continued use of what has been determined to be city land.  More...

Photo

Photo from left, Deb Bouchard, shift supervisor, Panera Bread Biddeford; Kristen Miale, Good Shepherd Food Bank; Mohamed Eddib; assistant general manager, Panera Bread Biddeford. (Courtesy photo) More...

Obituaries

Teresa Baskin

Teresa Agnes Frank Baskin, age 94, died on April 11, 2017 at Harrogate in Lakewood, New Jersey.  Agnes was born in Troy, New York, daughter of the late Charles Frank and Helen O’Connor. 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...

Health

Parkinson’s disease: Recognize early onset symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological movement disorder. Classic motor symptoms, such as tremor, rigidity and extreme slowness of movements and reflexes, called bradykinesia, are typically used to identify Parkinson’s. More...

Individual Care of Maine

Q. What makes Individual Care of Maine different from other In Home Care companies. A. A few things separate us from other in home care companies. First; We prioritize getting outside daily as it pertains to each client. More...

Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it.  More...

Residents question field closing

BIDDEFORD – Former Biddeford Athletic Association President Ralph Toussaint is questioning how Waterhouse Field has been handled throughout the years. More...

Credit unions move toward historic merger

BIDDEFORD – Maine-based Ocean Communities Federal Credit Union will merge with New Hampshirebased Northeast Credit Union in July, making Ocean Communities the first Maine-based credit union to cross state lines.  More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 11:29am
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 10:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 9:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 3:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 1:27pm

Neighbors

Birthdays

April 22: Happy birthday Kim Bryant from GMACC.  More...

Community News

Therapist to speak about book at McArthur

Kennebunk therapist and author Kingsley Gallup will discuss strategies for personal change and growth when she reads from her book, “Project Personal Freedom” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26 at the McArthur Library in Biddeford.  More...

OOB senior receives Principal’s Award

Carolyn Graves, a senior at Old Orchard Beach High School, was selected to receive the 2017 MPA Principal’s Award, Regional School Unit 23 Superintendent of Schools and Old Orchard Beach High School Principal John Suttie announced.  More...

Spiritual retreat will focus on freedom

“True freedom, identifying the voice of God … and following it,” with Michele DeSimone, is a retreat to be held May 5-7 at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford.  More...

Editorial

Find out how Saco plans to be ‘age friendly’

From the Mayor’s Desk

On Jan.  More...

Recall process for elected officials gives public power

Beyond the Headlines

I’m a firm believer in governmental accountability even when it comes to myself. We need to ensure we have a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. More...

Celebrate Earth Day in Biddeford

Legislative Lowdown

The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, and since then the holiday has taken on greater and greater significance.  More...