April 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Science for spring break

Far right, Jossolyn Riccardo, 13, of Old Orchard Beach builds a “sprout house” as part of Libby Library’s spring break activities. More...

Neighbors

Welcome home

Elaine Letellier, Sen. Susan Deschambault and Conrad Letellier, all of Biddeford, participated in the state’s Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. (Courtesy photo) More...

Make the most of limited space

Downsizing with regard to living space is a trend that has long been associated with empty nesters and senior citizens. More...

Did you know?

Rain barrels provide an ecofriendly opportunity to repurpose rain water while helping homeowners conserve water and save money. But homeowners must exercise caution when using rain barrels in their lawns and gardens. 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...

Saco officials go head to head

SACO – Over the last few weeks, tensions have run high over discussions of the 2018-2019 school budget. More...

All species pay tribute to Bush

KENNEBUNK — It was about seven years ago when Jo O’Connor of Kennebunkport, her young children Madeline and Lucas in tow, happened to be in H.B. Provisions in Lower Village at the same time as former First Lady Barbara Bush.  More...

News

Laundry project comes out of labor of love

BIDDEFORD – St. David’s Episcopal Church in Kennebunk teamed up with Seeds of Hope in Biddeford to host the first Laundry Love event in Maine.  More...

Community News

School to host May 4 naturalization event

CK Burns School in Saco will host its third Immigration Naturalization Ceremony 10 a.m. to noon Friday, May 4.  More...

Pantry to hold silent auction fundraiser

Old Orchard Beach Community Pantry will hold a fundraiser 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 29 at Jumpin’ Jake’s Seafood Café, 181 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach.  More...

Parish community concert is May 6

The Good Shepherd Parish Community Concert will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 6 at St. Joseph Church on Elm Street in Biddeford. More...

Editorial

Senator: dysfunction at Maine statehouse

Beyond the Headlines

By now you’ve probably heard in some form that the Legislature is crippled with partisan gridlock and currently in recess until we head back in to deal with the governor’s long list of vetoes.  I’d like to provide some perspect More...

My BFFs almost always have snacks

Library Links

Confession: I am not sure how many times I have reread the Harry Potter Series. More...

Correction

The April 19 front-page article, “Officials want to keep Age Friendly Saco” contained an error. The article should have said that Senior Program Coordinator Mary Pelkey received a stipend for her work prior to her retirement.   More...