April 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Sparks fans still follow

SACO/OLD ORCHARD BEACH – It’s 9:30 p.m. at the Brunswick in Old Orchard Beach and the band playing is Maine’s own Sparks the Rescue. More...

Neighbors

Credit union president retires after decades of service

SACO– Saco Valley Credit Union President Carrie Shaw is retiring from the organization after 33 years.  More...

Karen Haase & Cheryl Hugill of Team Harmon & Carroll

Karen Haase and Cheryl Hugill, both Associate Broker/Realtors® on Team Harmon & Carroll of The Maine Real Estate Network, are a dynamic duo of woman agents who know the business, and have the energy and drive to serve their clients tirelessly!&nb More...

Summer Camp Guide

Join Surf Camp and Salt Pump Climbing For a Thrilling Weekend More...

Editorial

Shouldn’t we demand more transparency?

The Right Side

Transparency is vital to maintain the legitimacy of our democratic processes. More information and more vetting of any proposal that will be voted on by the people or in the Legislature is preferable to less.  More...

Legislative health care win demonstrates leadership

Beyond the Headlines

It’s not often we can say both sides came together for the greater good, but that is exactly what has happened. More...

Help needed:Calling all tour guides

Library Links

The importance of volunteers can never be overstated. Many of our library patrons and visitors give their limited free time to deserving organizations throughout our communities, including to us at McArthur Library for many years.  More...

Closed

Phelps center shutters doors

SACO– With little notice to their staff and even less to their clients, the Michael Phelps Skill Center in Saco has closed. More...

City makes effort to contain foul balls

BIDDEFORD – The Biddeford Recreation Department has a foul ball problem at St. Louis Field.   More...

INSIDE: Construction begins on Lincoln Street

Construction has begun on the sidewalk, fence and retaining wall as part of a joint development agreement for the Lincoln Street mill. More...

News

Developer has until late May to pick up permits

BIDDEFORD– Construction has started on the sidewalk and fence in front of Lincoln Mill, and while city officials say it’s part of a larger plan to work on Lincoln Street, it brings the recurring question downtown: When will development on More...

Health students take gold

Four students from the Biddeford Regional Center of Technology placed first in the State SkillsUSA Competition for Health Knowledge Bowl on March 1. More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

When you come home and say “Lucy I’m home,” you won’t ever receive a more enthusiastic greeting than you will Lucy here. More...

Community News

Story development workshops for youth offered at Engine

Engine, an arts nonprofit in downtown Biddeford, in collaboration with Project AWARE, a student-led filmmaking program based in Saco, is seeking teens interested in storytelling and filmmaking to help develop a story for the Summer Film Institute. More...

Raffle event is Friday and benefits OOB schools

The Loranger-Jameson Parent Teacher Organizations will hold a prize raffle 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Loranger gym in Old Orchard Beach. Bidding will go until 6:30 p.m.  In addition to raffles, the event includes food for sale. More...

Retreats to be held at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center

“Experiencing the Peace and Freedom of Forgiveness” will be held May 4-6 with Michele DeSimone at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford.  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...