March 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Giving back

Biddeford Middle School Music Teacher Amy Delorge accepts a donated flute from Greg Carbonella, fellow student and housemate of Deane Kenny Stryker at the University of New England College of Osteopa More...

Irish eyes are smiling

Above, from left, Jeff Pellerin, Joel Tripp, Forrest Trip and Josh Worster, all of Saco, sing “Danny Boy” as the Irish flag is raised in city square in Biddeford Saturday, March 17, St. More...

Summer Camp Guide 2018

Portland Yacht Club   More...

Editorial

Corporate welfare is a drain on taxpayers

Beyond the Headlines

As a small business owner and entrepreneur, I understand some of the challenges people face when being your own boss in Maine. More...

If A Book Shed could shed books

I was on my way to Libby Library to return its copy of the newly published biography of Lazlo Spembsspog, developer of many bacon scented grooming products, who also had a very brief career as a wildlife photographer, when I heard the sound of frenet More...

Birthdays

March 21: Happy birthday Tina Northcutt, love, Jon, Lilly, Michael, Nami, Cheryl, Dave and Grammy Nunan. March 27: Happy 16th birthday to our beautiful twin granddaughters, Delainey and Deanna Curit, we love you lots, Na-Na and Pa-Pa . . .  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...

St. James recognizes kindness

Olivia Hunter reflects on ways to be helpful and kind during the St. James School March 15 remembrance activity. See story on page 5. (Abigail Worthing photo) More...

Camp Ellis legislation to be filed

SACO– Two Saco legislators plan to bring forward emergency legislation for federal action in Camp Ellis.  More...

News

Saco School Board considers budget additions

SACO – The Saco School Board is still working out the budget for fiscal year 2018-2019, but at a recent workshop, the board discussed at length a list of $1.3 million worth of educator-requested additions to add to the current $38.4 million bud More...

Catholic school uses National Walkout Day to spread kindness

BIDDEFORD – While schools around the country participated in National Walkout Day on Wednesday March 14, St. James School chose to honor victims of the Parkland, Florida, High School shooting in a different way.  More...

Religious leaders against off-shore drilling plans

SACO – A group of religious leaders from Maine have joined with others from across the country in signing a letter put forward to President Donald Trump and Secretary Ryan Zinke in an effort to halt proposed offshore drilling.  The letter More...

Community News

Hear folk music at library

Bob Simons and Renee Goodwin will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 25 at McArthur Library. They have known each other for more than 40 years, meeting when they were both involved in, what has been called, the great folk music scare of the 1960s.  More...

Choruses come together for ‘Earth Mass’

The nine-member Paul Winter Consort will present a performance of its ecological Mass, “Missa Gaia/Earth Mass,” 7:30 p.m., Saturday April 28 at St. More...

Catholic schools receive accreditation

St. James School in Biddeford and St. Thomas School in Sanford have received institutional accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. More...