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Maine’s only program for human trafficking victims lacks money

BIDDEFORD – A few years ago, a group from St. More...

Ocean Park buildings take beating

OCEAN PARKs – With tourist season around the corner, Ocean Park is faced with repairing damages from last fall’s “bomb cyclone” that hit southern Maine.  More...


Let’s eliminate the toll booths on Maine Turnpike

The Right Side

The Maine Turnpike is adding or plans to add open road tolling to several interchanges including at the southern end in York. This will allow vehicles with an EZ-Pass to safely maintain highway speed as they pay their toll at those toll plazas. More...

Demand action for Camp Ellis, Saco

Beyond the Headlines

The science is clear. Global climate change is real and is already impacting our coastal communities and industries in very real ways. More...

Legislator proposes resolution for Vietnam vets

Legislative Lowdown

In Vietnam, it was the 29th of March. Here in the United States, on the other side of the international date line, it was March 30. On that day in 1973, the last combat troops were withdrawn from Vietnam. The number of U.S. 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 and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

For sale: Garside’s land, stand and brand

SACO – After 37 years, the Pendleton family is selling Garside’s Ice Cream. 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


Take a cue from successful women

According to the Fortune 500 list, 2015 tied the record set for the highest number of female CEOs in America’s largest companies by revenue. More...

Logan’s Landscaping

The outdoors has always been part of my soul. I’ve always respected its beauty and purity and appreciated the foundation it provides for creativity and imagination. It’s why I chose to do landscaping for 17 years of my life. More...

The AffirMantraTM Method

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Could Biddeford garage bleed money too?

To the editor:   Tampa Bay Times (Florida) Feb. More...

Old Orchard scholarship drive in full swing

To the editor:   The Old Orchard Alumni Association kicked off its 2018 fundraising efforts March 9 with the annual Alumni Basketball Classic. More...


Heidi B. Katz

Heidi B. Katz, 42, of Hall Avenue in Saco passed away unexpectedly Tuesday March 6, 2018 at her residence. She was born in Melrose, Massachusetts, Sept. More...