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News

Area historic entities to collaborate on series

BIDDEFORD/SACO – Historic preservation commissions of both cities will collaborate on a lecture series during the next eight months beginning in October. The first lecture will take place 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Birthdays

Sept. 14: Happy birthday James Cole from GMACC.   Send birthday and anniversary greetings to editor@inthecourier.com.   More...

‘Annabelle Creations’ stacks up against doll horror

Miss Samantha Sinister

This doll doesn’t play nice.  Not to say that this film doesn’t take liberties or slap that “Hollywood Shine” on the original story, but isn’t that with all “Based on true events”? More...

Editorial

Charity work yields large return on investment

Beyond the Headlines

One of my ongoing passions is the opportunity to run the nonprofit organization I founded back in summer 2013. More...

Ask me about Biddeford’s mills

Legislative Lowdown

The resurgence of the mill district of Biddeford has been nothing short of remarkable. The last operating textile mill, making the famous Vellux hotel blanket, closed in 2009. However, the heritage of the Biddeford name in textiles is still strong. More...

At Dyer, pet food exchanged for fines

Library Links

Imagine a facility that dishes up about 3,080 meals a month to those who are in the most dire need of good nutrition. Imagine that same facility providing safe, warm overnight accommodations for all those hungry beings.  More...

Officials examine land parcels

BIDDEFORD – City officials are considering development possibilities on several vacant parcels situated between U.S. Route 1, the Biddeford Connector and U.S. More...

St. James to celebrate 25 years with Mass, open house

BIDDEFORD – A special Mass Sunday, Sept. 17 at St. Joseph Church in Biddeford will be an opportunity for the community’s Catholic school students to come home.  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

Volunteers help Milestone in 50th year

Volunteers gathered early Saturday morning to help check in motorcyclists ahead of the one and half hour ride. More...

Celebrate

The St. James School community will offer a number of events meant to celebrate not only the 25 years St. James has existed, but 100 years of the community’s support of Catholic education.  Sunday, Sept. More...

Community News

Saco Museum exhibit features monotypes, monoprints

Saco Museum will host the Monotype Guild of New England’s juried exhibition, “Down East,” through Oct. 28. The exhibition will feature 50 monotypes and monoprints, a process that produces unique, one-of-akind prints. More...

Exhibit opens Sept. 29 at Engine, will run through Nov. 4

“It Is Possible That” by Allen West opens 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29 at Engine in Biddeford, during the Biddeford and Saco Art Walk. The show runs through Nov. 4.  More...

UNE inaugurates president

The University of New England hosted the inauguration of James Herbert, Ph.D., the sixth president of the university on Saturday, Sept. 9 on the Biddeford campus. 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...