June 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Biddeford woman acts on urge to help Syrian refugees

BIDDEFORD – According the United Nations Refugee Agency, nearly 5 million people have fled Syria since 2011 because of conflict between the Syrian government and rebels. More...

Almost set in stone

Construction of the Stackpole Bridge on Simpson Road in Saco was delayed due to a severe winter and wet spring. More...

Much to be learned at Saco Coin Show, June 4

SACO – The second annual Saco Coin Show will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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...

Becaues of the brave

From left, Fred Rice, Maine’s former secretary of state Charlie Summers, Nancy Kelley Lee, Ruth Summers, and Tom Cart at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Old Orchard Beach. More...

Gateways needed

BIDDEFORD – The Downtown Task Force Committee met last week at city hall to discuss potential gateway markers for downtown Biddeford. 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

Watchdog group assesses Saco city, school budgets

SACO – Saco Citizens for Sensible Government met to discuss the city’s approved fiscal year 2017- 2018 budget.  The Saco School Department’s debt was among the major issues raised, which Ward 1 Councilor David Precourt said he More...

Thanks to concern, bill will require helmets

Legislative Lowdown

Beginner motorcycle riders in Maine are required to wear a helmet for their first year of riding, and all the time if they’re younger than 18. However, the same requirement has not applied to mopeds. More...

Honor Roll

Saco Middle School, second trimester

High honors: Christine Baker, Mariposa Beane, Paige Beaudoin, Sydney Brown, Rowan Collins, Taylor Cormier, Sean Cosgrove, Grace Courtney, Marley Demers, Casey Donovan, Lily Durgan, Sophia Elliopulos, Barry Flynn, Calley Forbes, Seth Fournier, Henry G More...

Community News

Saco recognized for seventh time in a row

National nonprofit KaBOOM! is honoring Saco with a 2017 Playful City USA designation for the seventh time. More...

Coin show is June 4

The second annual Saco Coin & Stamp Show will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 4 at the Ramada Hotel, 352 North St., Saco.  Admission is $1, kids younger than 15 are free. Grand door prize is a $5 gold eagle coin. More...

Chorus to host spring concert

Tri City Community Chorus, with Music Director Nick MacDonald, presents its spring concert, Made for Music, at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at First Parish Church, 12 Beach St., Saco.  More...