February 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Residents continue push back of zone change at UNE

BIDDEFORD – A snowstorm cancelled the planning board meeting where officials would have discussed a University of New England zoning change request, a move that residents and conservationists have questioned.  More...

Residency of biddeford school official questioned

BIDDEFORD – A question regarding the residency of Biddeford School Committee member Anthony Michaud has come up; Michaud was re-elected this fall to the board, after serving five terms. More...

Editorial

Governor right to close prison

The Right Side

Last week the Maine Department of Corrections transferred the 63 remaining inmates from the Downeast Correctional Facility in Machiasport to Mountain View Correctional Facility in Charleston. More...

Correction

In a caption on page 3 of the Feb. 8 Courier, it should have said members of New Life Church manned the WinterFest sledding hill Saturday, Feb. 3. More...

Birthdays

Feb. 12: Happy birthday Jimmy Stanley, love and miss you, the Stanley family.  Feb. 21: Happy birthday Dad (Jon Bedard), love, Lilly and Michael.   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...

Health

The best (and worst) foods for heart health

No one wants to hear from their doctors that they have joined the millions of people across the globe to be diagnosed with heart disease. More...

Flourish-Arts as Sacred Healing

Flourish is a visual, performing and healing arts venue in a welcoming, comfortable and uplifting setting. Through creative expression, energy work and healing we seek to support and empower spiritual growth while having FUN!  More...

Providing home care for you & your loved ones

At New England Family Healthcare, we strive to provide the best in-home services for you or your loved ones at affordable rates. More...

Lincoln Street intersection under microscope

BIDDEFORD – The city is expected to begin construction on Lincoln Street this spring as part of its joint development agreement with LHL Holdings, LLC, developers of the new Lincoln Mill project.   More...

OOB: No free parking at town hall

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Town hall parking will come at a cost this summer as officials look to capitalize on the public space available.  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

Author Andrew Och to visit library

Author Andrew Och will be at McArthur Library at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26 at 6:30 to discuss his second book on the First Ladies of the United States. More...

Police association honors residents, police

The Maine Chiefs of Police Association held its annual winter banquet recently in Portland. The association recognized 31 people in several categories, including Life Saving, Bravery, Humanitarian, and named its Chief of the Year. More...

Bishop marks World Day of the Sick in Biddeford

In commemoration of World Day of the Sick, Bishop Robert P. Deeley celebrated a Mass of the Anointing of the Sick at Saint André Health Care in Biddeford, on Feb. More...

Letters

Condo owner unhappy over story

Regarding the Feb. 1, page 1 article, “Heat Issue Arises With Unit 91,” thanks for returning my call and taking the time to listen to my concerns about this. I wish this was an isolated incident. More...

Story’s characterization of city official was wrong

To the editor:  I feel compelled to write to you regarding the front page article in the Courier dated Feb. 1, “Heating Issues Arise with Unit 91.”  More...

Obituaries

Robert Worthing, Jr.

Robert Douglas Worthing, Jr., 56, of Waterboro, passed suddenly on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 at home with his family by his side.  Rob was born in Biddeford on Sept. 25, 1961, to Judith (Kimball) Dickinson and Robert D. Worthing, Sr.  More...