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Neighbors

Ecology School receives donation

The Ecology School has received $1,000 from Oakhurst Dairy. Funding supports programming that encourages children to be active and engaged learners. More...

Memorial Day

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At Jiffy Car Wash “It’s all about taking care of your car!”

Life in Maine can be challenging at times especially for your car.  Jiffy Car Wash & Detail Center is the leading choice for car wash and auto detailing services throughout the Portland, ME area.  More...

Letters

Representative endorses candidate for his seat

To the editor:   More...

Candidate not beholden to those who give money

Feel that there is too much money in politics? Well, 96 percent of Americans would agree with you. I don’t know if 96 percent of Americans agree the earth is round, but they all agree on that.  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...

Never forget

Gerard Paradis of Biddeford, a Vietnam veteran who served in the Army, fifth infantry, was drafted to serve in the war when he was 26 years old. More...

‘Heroes wall’ to be unveiled

BIDDEFORD – When Derek Volk, president of Volk Packaging on Morin Street, drove through Maine last summer, he and his wife, Sen. More...

Community News

City of Saco creates new planning position

The city of Saco announced the hire of Denise M. Clavette, who will join Saco in mid-June as the planning and development director, a newly created position.  More...

Pastor is leaving OOB church, celebration to be held June 14

A celebration of ministry for the Rev. Michael Gray and his family will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 14 at Old Orchard Beach UMC, 6 Fountain Ave.  More...

Biddeford to benefit from Trump Administration grant

The Trump Administration has announced that Biddeford is one of 16 communities selected to participate in Local Foods, Local Places, a federal initiative that helps communities reinvest in their neighborhoods and improve quality of life as they devel More...

Editorial

Did You Hear?

Did you hear? The Community Bicycle Center, located on Granite Street in Biddeford, is more than just a bike shop, it is a mentoring program for the youth of Biddeford and surrounding areas.   More...

Book explores Laurel Hill Cemetery

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Roger Patterson was just 15 years old when his grandfather provided sworn testimony that the boy was aged over 18 and thus qualified to enlist in the Civil War as a Union soldier. The war was drawing to a close in late November 1864. More...

There are a few things to know about June 12 vote

Legislative Lowdown

With the Primary elections, school budget validation referendums and ranked choice voting referendum coming up on Tuesday, June 12, I thought it would be a good time to update readers on some new election information.  More...