January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Saco officials undertake city’s ‘dangerous’ buildings

SACO – The city demolished a vacant and dilapidated building, without going to court, as part of an ongoing program to address aging and blighted structures.  More...

City could allow smaller living spaces in certain properties

BIDDEFORD – A change to allow more smaller units in a building will appear before city council with a negative recommendation from the planning board over concerns about how the city can promote affordable housing and redevelopment simultaneous More...

Senior College lectures begin

York County Senior College’s Winter 2018 Gary Sullivan Memorial Lecture Series commences in January. Lectures take place in the morning and afternoons of Jan. 17, Feb. 21 and March 21.  More...

Editorial

Saco Main Street needs you

Beyond the Headlines

Downtowns and village centers are the beating hearts of our communities. More...

Opioids and why we call it ‘substance use disorder’

Legislative Lowdown

The current opioid epidemic is the deadliest drug crisis in American history. More...

Library has much to offer in New Year

Library Links

As 2018 kicks off, we at McArthur Library are excited to support people in our community to make this year their happiest and most fulfilling yet. More...

Snowmobile club warns riders to be courteous

SACO – The Saco Pathfinders Snowmobile Club has urged riders to stay on marked trails for fear of losing access to them altogether.  More...

Public backlash ensues over UNE proposal

BIDDEFORD – The planning board postponed a public hearing for a zoning change on University of New England property after public response in opposition to the change.  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

Community News

Church opens for community use

First Parish Congregational Church, 12 Beach St. in Saco, will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, Jan. More...

Law and You

Webb Law Firm   Attorney John Webb of the Webb Law Firm defends citizens accused in Maine of engaging in criminal activity. Our mission is to protect your constitutional rights and deliver the best legal defense available. More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Baines is a 6-year-old beagle mix who was most likely a failed hunting dog. He was found in the woods of rural Mississippi and has integrated into life with kids and dogs. More...

Obituaries

Arlene Aranovitch

Arlene Carole Aranovitch passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 29, 2017, after a long illness. She was born on Jan. 22, 1942, in Biddeford and was a lifelong resident of Saco.  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...