April 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Parkinson’s disease: Recognize early onset symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological movement disorder. Classic motor symptoms, such as tremor, rigidity and extreme slowness of movements and reflexes, called bradykinesia, are typically used to identify Parkinson’s. More...

Makko-ho yoga at MassageCraft.

Join us Saturday, April 21 from 10- 12 for Makko-ho yoga and group acupuncture. Move your Qi and tune-up your meridians and organs with these gentle stretches aimed at opening up qi flow. Optimize your qi flow even more with group acupuncture. 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...

Things to Do

Things to Do

The Courier accepts calendar listings from local organizations. Email your listing to editor@inthecourier.com. Listings also may be mailed to: The Courier calendar, P.O. Box 1894, Biddeford, ME 04005.  Thursday, April 12   More...

Returning veterans scarce, ‘Heroes’ disbanded

BIDDEFORD– A common saying among wounded veterans is, “We’re not looking for a hand out. More...

Public reviews Biddeford PD

BIDDEFORD – The Biddeford Police Department started the voluntary process of Law Enforcement Accreditation in 2016, and on Sunday, April 8, the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies arrived in Biddeford for a three-day visit. More...

News

Brain waves

Carly Day, 10, looks through the microscope at a slide of the brain’s hippocampus as part of an exhibit about the histology, or microanatomy, of the brain at the UNE Brain Fair April 6. More...

Councilors say school budget too high

SACO – In Saco, the department of education budget is the hot-button topic.  More...

Representative to run for Congress

BIDDEFORD – Local Independent legislator Marty Grohman has announced his candidacy as U.S. Representative for Maine’s 1st Congressional District. More...

Editorial

Proficiency-based grading? Not all reforms make sense

The Right Side

“Follow the money” is always good advice as we look at the public arena. When any level of government spends our money, we should demand it do so only when there is a concrete benefit to society as a whole. More...

In Augusta and politics, it’s a lobbyist first mentality

Beyond the Headlines

I often talk about the influence of lobbyists at the statehouse in Augusta. More...

Be aware of contract zones

To the editor:   I am a resident of Simpson Road in Saco and an abutter to the property that may well become the new home of The Ecology School. Since no one can do NIMBY better than an abutter, I will try to live up to my reputation.  More...