August 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Neighbors

Seaglass celebrates silver anniversary

What started as a single singer’s dream, sharing the gift of music, has blossomed into what is now a 25-year tradition in world-class, not to mention world travelling, choral performances.  This summer the Kennebunk based Seaglass Chorale More...

Seal washes up in Biddeford

There has been an unprecedented increase in the number of dead seals found along the Maine coast this summer, and on Aug. 21 Biddeford resident Jason Litalien found one on Fortunes Rocks Beach.  More...

Artists meeting is Sept. 10 at recreation center

Saco Bay Artists will hold its monthly meeting at noon Monday, Sept. 10 in Room 203 on the second floor at Saco Parks and Recreation, 75 Franklin St., Saco featuring abstract acrylic artist Robert Gibson.  More...

Editorial

Did You Hear?

Did you hear?  This past week residents of The Wardwell Retirement Community in Saco were treated to a special event as nonprofit group Saco Main Street came together with staff to provide a day of classic cars, music and fun in the parking lot 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...

INSIDE: Art Van expands program to school year

Maya  Campbell, left, and  Lillian Cyr, both aged  7, with their projects created through Art Van. This was  Campbell’s first time at  More...

Superintendents outline plans for school efforts

SACO/BIDDEFORD/OLD ORCHARD BEACH – As the school year begins this week, the Courier spoke to the three superintendents, Dominic DePatsy of Saco, Jeremy Ray of Biddeford, and John Suttie of RSU 23 in Old Orchard Beach, about improvements, change More...

News

Art Van, 14 years later, still visits Bacon Street

BIDDEFORD – “Look! I’m a professional,” said 7-yearold Maya Campbell, lifting up her art project to show the group. More...

The Waters sitewalk provides answers

SACO – The Waters on Saco Island East hosted the planning board for a site walk last week, the first step in the approval process for the $40 million project.  More...

Saco’s Garden for all Ages deemed a success after end-of-season dinner

Age Friendly Saco was awarded a grant from Maine Community Foundation in spring to create “Gardens for all Ages.” Raised gardens beds at the Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., were built by Rotary Club of Saco Bay and planted by the More...

Obituaries

Geraldine Litalien

Geraldine Jeanne (Dubreuil) Litalien, 92, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 at St. Andre’s Health Care Facility. Born in Biddeford on Jan. More...