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News

Nominations trickle in for Great Person Award

It’s time for the Courier’s Great Person Award nominations.  Each year we ask our readers to tell us who has influenced their lives. More...

BFD to ask for more staff

BIDDEFORD – While the future of the Hills Beach Fire Station remains uncertain, the Fire Department will ask for more staff in the next budget cycle regardless, as the city’s population and call volume continue to increase.  More...

Council approves money for RiverWalk

Biddeford City Council voted unanimously to authorize $194,658 for Wright-Pearce to begin preliminary design work for the next phase of the RiverWalk that will extend from Laconia Plaza to Elm Street.  More...

Editorial

Communities offer opportunities to spread cheer

Beyond the Headlines

The holidays are a natural time for our community to come together. Each year scores of volunteers band together to organize some of the best family centered events for all ages.  More...

People buzzing about Biddeford

Legislative Lowdown

“I’ve been hearing positive buzz about Biddeford.”  That’s what people say when I introduce myself at the statehouse.  More...

Birthdays

Nov. 30: Happy birthday Andy Cole from GMACC.  Dec. 3: Happy birthday Holly Nunan (The Nunz on 107.5), love, your Matownt, Yaya, Dad, uncles, aunts, cousins and music followers – rock on!   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...

River dredge commences

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Murden arrived on the Saco River Friday, Nov. 17 and is expected to continue working for another month. The Murden was originally scheduled to arrive Nov. 8. More...

Former Saco P&R employees charged

SACO – Two former parks and recreation department employees have been charged with a Class D crime and summonsed to appear in court early next year.  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

Some Frequently asked questions about the Cape Elizabeth Home:

Q: What IS the Cape Elizabeth Home? A: The Ca  More...

Hour Glass Company

For over 5 years, Hour Glass Company has been committed to providing quality glass products and fast, dependable service at very competitive prices! More...

Home Snuggers answers your questions about RetroFoam Insulation:

1) How much will it cost? It depends on your home’s size, age, and configuration. The average is about $4,500 and Efficiency Maine pays about $1,200 of that for most customers. 2) How long does it take? More...

Letters

Trump’s plan wouldn’t help small business

When Ivanka Trump came to Biddeford recently, her goal was to tout the plan her father has been pushing that would give a huge tax break to the super rich. You’ve probably heard the claims from Maine Republican Rep. More...

Ivanka Trump visit to Biddeford stirs resident

President Trump recently reminded us that supposedly a picture is “worth a thousand words.” By that standard the Courier, in its Nov. More...

Oldies dance to schedule two events annually

To the editor: More...