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Board OKs job details of innovation post

BIDDEFORD – The Biddeford School department is proposing a new position in its budget to help create a more cohesive curriculum throughout the district.  The position, titled director of innovation and instruction, is similar to that of a More...

Community News

Veterans center opens

On Saturday, April 28, veterans and community members from across Maine gathered at the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044, located at 508 Elm St., to celebrate the grand opening of a new service center dedicated to helping local Vietnam vetera More...

BHS student recognized

Biddeford High School Senior Ashlin Ruel was recognized as the Biddeford Regional Center of Technology Student of the Year at the annual Maine Administrators of Career and Technical Education ceremony on April 28. More...

TA hosts art exhibit

The Thornton Academy Arts department will present its annual art exhibit with an opening reception 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 10. More...

Board fends off conflict concerns

SACO – A planning board meeting that was anticipated to be controversial became even more so over concerns of conflict of interest.  More...

Heavenly sounds

St. Joseph Church music director Hélène Fortier serenades the crowd on the organ during the May 6 Good Shepard Parish Community Concert. Fortier organized and emceed the event. 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


Singing for the Scholarship Fund

Yvette Tremblay and Estelle Beauchesne lead the St. James School Choir during the Good Shepard Parish Community Concert. Proceeds from the concert will be used for the St. More...


Work with nonprofit was a lifelong passion

Beyond the Headlines

I had a dream most of my life – to run a nonprofit organization. In summer 2013, I made it a reality. More...

Did You Hear?

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Don’t allow industrial use

We are writing to encourage everyone who cares about the future character of Old Orchard Beach to attend a public hearing at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10 at the town hall.  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...