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News

University begins work on Ram Island

SACO – The University of New England plans to build a boat ramp on Ram Island within the next year to further research initiatives in the Saco Bay area.  More...

CDBG funds to continue despite president’s efforts

BIDDEFORD – The Federal Community Block Development Grant has been funded through June 30, 2018 for a total of $446,376, down about $3,000 from the previous year. More...

Sen. George Mitchell is 2017 George and Barbara Bush lecturer

The University of New England announced that former U.S. senator from Maine George J. Mitchell will serve as the featured speaker at the eighth Annual George and Barbara Bush Distinguished Lecture, to be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. More...

Community News

Fall season of concert series begins Sept. 17

Bruce Molsky, one of today’s well-known players of southern American old-time music, will be featured in the first show of the fall season of the Concerts in West K! 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...

Market to return to Biddeford in October

BIDDEFORD – The Saco River Market will return to the Pepperell Center in Biddeford 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. starting Saturday, Oct. 28 for its sixth year running and second in this location.  More...

‘Eastern Trail’ subdivision mulled by OOB

Old Orchard Beach – Development of a 20 lot subdivision called Eastern Trail Estates along Ross Road in Old Orchard Beach is up for approval this fall, with home construction able to begin as soon as early 2018.  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

Another Chance Animal Rescue

Fern is the epitome of a sassy tortoiseshell feline that desperately wants to be the one and only for you to cherish. More...

An Overnight Low to perform

An Overnight Low, which features Biddeford native Chad Walls, third from the right, will perform at 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7 at Portland House of Music. More...

Artists to meet Sept. 11

Saco Bay Artists will hold its monthly meeting featuring Theodora Hernandez, jewelry designer, noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11 in Room 203 on the second floor at Saco Parks and Recreation, 75 Franklin St., Saco.  More...

Editorial

Legislators put Maine’s well being back on track

Beyond the Headlines

On the last day of this year’s legislative session, the House and Senate took a meaningful step toward reversing some of the damage done to the state’s public health infrastructure during the past six and a half years of Gov. More...

Libby Library features new cards

Library Links

I was walking briskly through scenic Memorial Park on my way to Libby Library earlier this week when I saw its mascot, Libby Lobster, weaving his way along the walking paths appearing highly disoriented.  He saw me and asked, “What month i More...

Birthdays

Sept. 8: Happy birthday Pastor Russell Giasson from GMACC. Sept. 10: Happy birthday Dave Tanguay from GMACC. Sept. 11: Happy birthday Abby Lachance from GMACC.  More...