August 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Neighbors

Blues festival is this weekend in OOB

The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach will once again be host to top musical talent as Roomful of Blues will headline the fifth annual Blues Festival Saturday, Aug. 25.  More...

Supper to benefit new roof at Marie Joseph

A spaghetti supper at St. Joseph Church in Biddeford on Saturday, Aug. 25, will have a dual purpose: raising money for a new roof at the Marie Joseph Spiritual Center while honoring a person who helped make it such a special place.  More...

Old Dogs, New Digs

Meet 7-year-old Lucky, aka Muffin Face. Currently at Pope Memorial Humane Society, this handsome guy is described as a gentle giant. Who doesn’t just love a gentle giant? More...

Editorial

Former governor’s is one story out of Laurel Hill

Library Links

Gov. John Fairfield’s oldest son was nothing if not clever. More...

Birthdays

Aug. 23: Happy birthday Danielle Lachance from GMACC . . . happy birthday Alice Mailhiot, with love, from you daughter Paula.  Send birthday and anniversary greetings to editor@inthecourier.com.   More...

Did You Hear?

Did you hear? The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach will hold its fifth annual Old Orchard Beach Blues Festival Saturday, Aug. 25 and I am blessed to be a part of the current effort. More...

Biddeford scolded for letter about The Waters

BIDDEFORD – As the proposed Saco Island project, The Waters, enters the planning board approval process and presents plans for the third time at the Saco River Corridor Commission meeting, a voice of caution and critique has come from the Bidde More...

Easements from mill owners nearly secured to expand RiverWalk

BIDDEFORD – When the RiverWalk was conceptualized, the aim was to provide walkability to the mill districts in Biddeford and Saco.  More...

News

Ben’s Fund

The program at a Lyman vet hospital takes off, benefits animals in need

It’s been three years since Biddeford resident John Boucher Sr. came up with Ben’s Fund, a way to memorialize his best friend, a black lab named Ben who died in 2015 at the age of 11.  More...

Developer to open brewery in Biddeford

Lucky Dog is a longtime dream-come-true for developer Tim Harrington (co-founder and creative director of Kennebunkport Resort Collection), Kevin Lord (owner of Thomas & Lord), and Matt Dyer (former beverage director of Earth at Hidden Pond).&nbs More...

Community News

Businesses eligible for ‘slum and blight’ grant

Members of Biddeford’s downtown business community are encouraged to apply for funding assistance to restore their buildings through the Downtown Improvement and Business Assistance Program.  More...

Line up of events announced for River Jam Festival

On Sept. 14 and 15, the Biddeford Saco River Jam Festival promises to be a celebration of life on the Saco River. More...

Biddeford recognized for financial achievement

The Government Finance Officers Association awarded the city of Biddeford a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, marking the eighth consecutive year that the city has rec More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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