February 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

New friends

Left, Rylee Willis, 6, gets an opportunity to visit with one of the Animal Welfare Society’s puppies. More...

Saco hires PR firm, former logo up in the air

SACO/BIDDEFORD – The city of Saco has hired an outside consulting firm to manage its marketing and to promote the city within the state and throughout New England.  Nancy Marshall Communications, an Augusta-based public relations and marke More...

Developer in OOB project addresses hurtles

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – The developer of Saco Island will resolve outstanding issues with a project in Dunegrass Golf Club that was plagued with problems since its inception in 2013.  More...

Editorial

GOP caught with hand in ethics cookie jar

Beyond the Headlines

We are living in some very interesting times, politically.  We are now officially in an era of fake news, used as a political tactic by at least one party as a means to undermine the credibility and destroy the character of sitting lawmakers.&nb More...

Is it time for Maine to enact Voter ID?

The Right Side

Every two years at least one lawmaker introduces a bill in the Maine Legislature to require voters to show identification when they cast their ballots. Is this voter suppression or a common sense means to prevent fraud in our elections?  More...

Birthdays

Feb. 3: Happy birthday Louise Rice from GMACC . . . happy birthday Daddy (Steven Lacroix), love, Gavyn, Dylan and Alyssa. Feb. 6: Happy birthday Charlie Towne from GMACC.   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...

Heating issue arises with Unit 91

SACO – A heating failure in Saco Mill No. 4 on Saco Island highlights the complications between various property owners, including the city.  More...

Lincoln Mill project held up by federal funds, weather

BIDDEFORD – After freezing temperatures and federal legislation stalled exterior work along Lincoln Mill, developers and project managers are regrouping for construction to begin in earnest this spring.  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

Eugepae

From left, Hannah Faucher, Henry Sylvester and Jackson Fuller placed in the top three in a statewide Latin writing competition. (Courtesy photo) More...

‘Bee’ a champion

John Cianchette, a sixth grader, has earned the title of school champion after winning the National Geographic School Bee at Saco Middle School. More...

Community News

Lucky Pup Rescue

Maggie is a 1-year-old cattle dog, possibly a mix; she is so teeny, only about 25 pounds. She has come back into rescue because she is a little too anxious being an only dog. More...

Biddeford WinterFest starts Feb. 2

WinterFest in Biddeford will be held Friday, Feb. 2 through Sunday, Feb. 4 and will include a giant sledding hill and dog sled rides, a classic rock Orchestra and comedian Juston McKinney at City Theater.  More...

Students place in Latin contest

Thornton Academy students have won first-, secondand third-prize for the state of Maine in the Classical Association of New England student writing contest. More...