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Inside: Police chief, residents concerned about intersection

A car turns onto Smithwheel Road from Ocean Park Road, maneuvering through what some residents say is a dangerous intersection that will only get more complex when Dunkin Donuts opens this spring. More...

News

OOB police to keep close eye on intersection

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – With the opening of a Dunkin Donuts on the corner of Smithwheel and Ocean Park roads, a neighbor is concerned about what the business will do to what he says is already a confusing traffic pattern.  More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Maggie is a 2- to 3-year old beagle and weighs about 30 pounds. She is confident, housetrained, crate-trained and ready to roll. More...

Community News

League hopes to inspire

As of May 1, The League for Accelerating Youth has issued a challenge to all residents, schools and organizations of York County to participate in the first Team-Up to Clean Up Challenge. More...

Student develops logo

In November, 2017 the American Association of Retired People designated Biddeford as one of its Age-Friendly cities, recognizing its officials and other community members as leading resources for improving the livability of communities for all of its More...

Ecology School given donation

The Ecology School has received a donation of $12,000 from Poland Spring Bottling Co. in support of Maine RSU 16’s (Poland, Minot and Mechanic Falls) participation in EcosySTEM, a multi-year environmental education program. 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...

‘Police pledge’ proposed

BIDDEFORD – A local man who has called himself an advocate for those who have sexually abused/assaulted is proposing that the Biddeford Police Department enact a pledge vowing to never use their power to sexually abuse minors.  More...

Senator: nonprofit changes its name, mission

SACO – The Saco Bay Center for Civic Engagement is transitioning from public service center to scholarship fund. The organization will continue as the Chenette Scholarship Fund, and will still operate as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.  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

Neighbors

Unbridled art

Ever After Mustang Rescue volunteer Sharon Soule prepares the canvas for Halli to do her thing. Above right is the completed painting. More...

Straight from the horse’s mouth

Full Story

Summer Camp Guide 2018

Fournier’s Martial Arts Summer Camp  PARENTS THIS SUMMER...  The Ecology School   More...

Editorial

The right to know trumps all feelings

The Right Side

Last Saturday, April 28, John Williams, the suspected murderer of Somerset County Sheriff Deputy Cpl. Eugene Cole was pulled out of hiding and placed into custody. More...

Saco is growing, roads are not

Beyond the Headlines

Over the last year or so I’ve talked with many of you regarding the transportation infrastructure in Saco. It is an issue that I’ve probably received more emails, phone calls and messages about than just about any other issue. More...

Birthdays

May 4: Happy birthday Isabella Loignon from GMACC. May 5: Happy birthday Steve Cole from GMACC.  Send birthday and anniversary greetings to editor@inthecourier.com.   More...