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News

OOB to determine downtown design guidelines

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Discussion of a new design district along Temple Avenue has been postponed until the appearance of gateways in town has been finalized.  More...

New priest assigned to Catholic parish

Bishop Robert P. Deeley has announced the following priest assignment.  Effective Dec. 1, 2017, Fr. Brad Morin has been appointed as parochial vicar at Good Shepherd Parish (Most Holy Trinity Church, Saco; St. Joseph Church, Biddeford; St. More...

Listen up, Biddeford

Conversation about race is Thursday, Nov. 16 at Engine

BIDDEFORD – Locals have an opportunity to join a discussion about race in their community and hopefully be spurred into action.  More...

Editorial

Legislator asks, ‘What do veterans want us to know?’

Legislative Lowdown

As a legislator I have made it a priority to work with veterans. The finest honor of my legislative career was being awarded an honorary life membership in the Vietnam Veterans of America. More...

Animals and books combine in November

Library Links

It’s no secret that we at McArthur Library love reading and books, but what some might not know is that we also love animals.  More...

Birthdays

Nov. 6: Happy Birthday Cheryl Bedard from Alaine and Jacques and your co-workers. Nov. 9: Happy birthday Lillian Lachance from GMACC.  Send birthday and anniversary greetings to editor@inthecourier.com.   More...

One DT group done, another to be formed

BIDDEFORD – One mayor-appointed downtown group will present its findings in front of the city council and most likely disband, while a different, controversial one is yet to be formed.  More...

VETS: You have a place to go

BIDDEFORD – Military veterans of any area have a new home base.  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

Community News

TA brings back original production

When Thornton Academy first opened the “new” art wing in 1996, the faculty, administration, and students wanted to produce a play worthy of their new space, they chose George S.  More...

Service of Saco native detailed

A 2003 Thorton Academy High School graduate and Saco native is serving aboard the World War II namesake warship, USS Spruance.   Lt. j.g. More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Meet Charlie. He is about 1-and-a-half years old, but his breed is unknown. He is 42 pounds and looks very distinguished with his forehead wrinkles. He is incredibly smart and food motivated. More...

Letters

All invited to remember, respect

To the editor:   Next Saturday, Nov. 11, we will pause at the 11th hour of the 11th month to celebrate Veterans Day and honor all veterans who have proudly served our nation and those who are serving at home and around the world.  More...

Community came together for Loranger School project

On Oct. 19, the Courier published a wonderful article by Grant McPherson about Loranger Memorial School’s Goosefare Brook Watershed Project. More...

Local businesses are backbone of community

To the editor:   The Thornton Academy Boys Soccer Team would like to express our heartfelt appreciation to Paul and Michele Dussault and the entire Dussault family for recently hosting us at Joseph’s by the Sea in Old Orchard Beach.  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...