August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page


DDC implements first downtown hotspot

BIDDEFORD – A wireless Internet hotspot has been installed downtown thanks to the Downtown Development Commission, Axiom Technologies and several others. More...

Sign up for Strut Your Mutt

Registration is open for Strut Your Mutt, the Animal Welfare Society’s largest annual fundraiser. More...

Fires break out in Clifford Park

BIDDEFORD – Clifford Park continues to experience growing pains as it adjusts to increased traffic and public awareness. More...


Access to clean drinking water should be universal

Beyond the Headlines

Access to safe, clean drinking water is a human right, but a shockingly high number of Maine families are exposed to dangerous toxins every time they turn on the tap – including many homes right here in York County. More...

Let’s kick off the Get Out and Stay Out initiative

Legislative Lowdown

Despite the valiant efforts of our hardworking corrections staff and probation officers, there is very little support for former inmates to re-enter society as productive citizens. More...

A tale of two dresses

Library Links

Sometime before her death in 1919, Susan Ellen Hathorn (later known as Hawthorn) Flitner sat down and wrote a note that she carefully pinned inside of her beautiful royal blue dress. More...

Upgrades no longer a pipe dream

The Old Orchard Beach Wastewater Department repainted the sign at the entrance to facilities on Manor Street in Ocean Park. More...

Geese killed in Biddeford Pool

BIDDEFORD – The United States Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services culled a flock of Canada geese in Biddeford Pool to protect shellfish in the tidal area.  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


Festival fun

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TD Beach 10K to Beacon touches all

Becky Corliss of Saco danced Saturday, Aug. 5, as she handed out water at the 20th annual TD Beach to Beacon 10K in Cape Elizabeth. More...

Moving along

Wastewater Superintendent Christopher White said the wastewater treatment department received a new storage shed at the end of 2016. 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 and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...