July 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Play ball

The 2018 Empire Professional Baseball League All-Star Home Run Derby was held Monday, July  16, at The Ballpark in  Old Orchard Beach. The event was held the same day as the 2018 Major  More...

Neighbors

Dance to the music

From left, Andrew Horvat, Keith Christy and Scott Paquette, who make up the local musical trio Pepperell Sqaure, kick out the jams at the recent "Music in the Park-ing Lot" performance at Dyer Library/ Saco Museum as a part of Saco Main Street's Thur More...

Out of the park

12-year-old Arizona resident Simon Meadows, who is a ball boy for the Old Orchard Beach Surge baseball team, palls around with "Surgeo," the Surge mascot. More...

Arthritis affects children, too

Aches and pains are a widely accepted side effect of aging. Over time, bones can become more brittle and cushioning tissues between joints can deteriorate. More...

Editorial

Celebrate Franco music with Josée Vachon

Library Links

My mom is an amazing cook. As children, my siblings and I were almost always greeted by homemade confections when we returned home from school. Some of our favorites were Mrs. Dumont’s Chocolate Cake, Mrs. Bougie Cookies and Mrs. More...

Did You Hear?

Did you hear? First Paris Church United Church of Christ, located on the corner of Beach and Main streets in Saco, has had a busy summer, helping out both in the community and holding events at the church.  More...

Officials warn of recycling fees

SACO – The public works department is leading a push to reduce recycling contamination. While the ecomaine recycling facility in Portland used to accept loads with up to 20 percent contamination, those limits have been reduced to 4.5 percent. More...

Charter changes address school related issues

SACO – A joint meeting between the city council and school board allowed for discussion over coming changes to the charter.  Following a tumultuous budget season, during which the school board requested and received a $2.2 million increase More...

News

One final ride for ‘Wounded Heroes’

BIDDEFORD – After 10 years serving Maine veterans, the Wounded Heroes Program bid farewell to the community with its 10TH annual Wounded Heroes Ride. More...

Correction

The July 12 front page article titled, “Saco Residents: Expect new fees at transfer station,” should have noted that the new fee schedule will charge $15 per cubic yard for property owners, and $30 per yard for commercial users. More...

Birthdays

July 18: Happy birthday Sherri, love, Ted.  More...

Community News

Lucky Pup Rescue

Mazda is so much fun to be around. She is 2 years old and appears to be a lab/shepherd mix. At approximately 45 pounds, she is a great medium size. Mazda has a soft and shiny black coat and her expressive brown eyes will make you melt.  More...

Biddeford Savings funds scholarship

Imagine moving to a foreign country where you don’t speak the language and you don’t understand the customs. Habso Omani knows exactly what it feels like. She came to Portland from a refugee camp in Kenya at 6 years old. More...

Engine features work of textile designer

Engine will host the opening of “Process to Product: The Work of Elizabeth Whelan,” an exhibition of work by textile designer Elizabeth Whelan, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31 during the Biddeford, Saco ArtWalk. 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...