March 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Walk-out could be missed opportunity to teach

The Right Side

By now we’ve all heard about “student-led” walk outs planned for March 14 as a call for increased gun control as a response to the horrific event which occurred last month in Parkland, Florida. More...

Starting a business in Maine?

Legislative Lowdown

Everyone knows Maine is the best place to live and raise a family. Can it be the best place to start a business? There is tremendous opportunity here in Maine to start and grow your own company. More...

Birthdays

March 14: Happy birthday Rebecca Breard from GMACC.  Send birthday and anniversary greetings to editor@inthecourier.com.   More...

March in Maine: In like a lion

Ocean Avenue in Biddeford Pool was closed Sunday, March 4, while code enforment and public works crews cleaned debris from roadways. More...

Saco is without economic director

SACO – The city of Saco has confirmed that William Mann, economic development director and the city have parted ways.  City administrator Kevin Sutherland said Friday, March 2 that he could offer no details on the nature of the separation, More...

News

Area businessmen turn to SoPo for marijuana industry

SOUTH PORTLAND/OLD ORCHARD BEACH – An Old Orchard Beach resident already at the forefront of Maine’s medical marijuana industry may soon expand into cultivation, with his new service taking root in South Portland. More...

Officials claim misunderstanding with parking kiosks

BIDDEFORD – An unpopular topic is back on the minds of Biddeford residents: paid parking in downtown.  On Feb. More...

Church to host African Children’s Choir

More than 30 years ago, Canadian Ray Barnett was on a humanitarian trip to war-torn Uganda when he gave a small boy a ride from his decimated home to the safety of another village.  More...

Community News

Caution

Ocean Avenue in Biddeford Pool and South Point were closed to vehicle traffic Sunday, March 4, though pedestrians flocked to the area to view damage caused by a recent storm. More...

Overflow

Above left, Fortunes Rocks Road in Biddeford was closed Sunday, March 4 to traffic for part of the day while city crews cleaned debris from the road. More...

OOB alumni to hold events to fundraise

The Old Orchard Beach Alumni Association announced three scholarship fundraisers for March and April. The first is the annual Classic Basketball Games at 6 p.m. Friday, March 9 at Old Orchard Beach High School. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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