October 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Notre Dame grotto to be relocated

SACO – A historic grotto will soon be gone, though its remnants will live on.   More...

Ferry Beach Park Association looks for new groups, tenants

SACO – Ferry Beach Park Association seeks new partners that share their values as space on their 32- acre campus becomes available. More...

Biddeford schools take absenteeism by the horns

BIDDEFORD/SACO – Biddeford School Department began the second year of an effort to reduce chronic absenteeism among students. More...

Editorial

State marijuana regulations to be considered

Beyond the Headlines

Mainers took the polls nearly a year ago to pass several consequential referendums. In doing so, they created new laws at the ballot box, every bit as legitimate as the ones we create in the Legislature.  More...

Maine’s hunting seasons are underway

Legislative Lowdown

Maine has a long heritage in hunting. Many of our forefathers lived off the land. It is a long and wonderful fall tradition, which I personally enjoy greatly. And I’m not alone here locally in enjoying hunting. More...

Birthdays

Oct. 6: Happy birthday Westley Loignon from GMACC.  Oct. 11: Happy birthday Jim Waterhouse from GMACC.   Send birthday and anniversary greetings to editor@inthecourier.com.   More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Please email calendar listings to editor@inthecourier.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line.  Thursday, Oct. 5   Bible study, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.   More...

‘Satos’ of Puerto Rico find homes in Maine

SOUTHERN MAINE – Hurricane Maria left inhabitants of Puerto Rico with little to rebuild with, but one Maine resident is especially concerned with the island’s four-legged friends.  More...

Joint harbor master on the table

BIDDEFORD/SACO – The cities of Biddeford and Saco have always shared the river that divides them, but they could soon share a single harbor master to watch over that river.  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

Developer digs in at downtown property

Greg Shinberg, of Shinberg Consulting is the project manager of 27 Washington St. If a tenant is found quickly, the building could be open in the early part of 2018. More...

Parking by Alex

The plot and former building at 105 Alfred St. was purchased by A.S.E., Inc., the same entity that owns Pizza By Alex, in March 2017 for $115,000. The property was assessed at $177,800. More...

Community News

Author writes about Franco life

Maine author Lorraine Dutile Masure looks forward to explaining at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct.  More...

Retreats to be held at Marie Joseph

“Living the Call: Living the Eucharist,” a retreat at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford, will be held Nov. 10-12 with Fr. Daniel O’Connell.  More...

Biddeford children donate to hospice

Hospice of Southern Maine launched a fundraising campaign to celebrate Gosnell Memorial Hospice House’s 10th anniversary, seeking to raise $100,000 for facility and patient room updates. More...

Letters

Saco candidate will encourage collaboration

To the editor:   I am voting for Mike Burman for the Saco City Council, Ward 4.  More...

Volunteers needed to serve on city committees

To the editor:   More...