October 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Making a difference: Think Pink Gala, Oct. 26

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Frank Galos Chevrolet endeavors to raise money for research by hosting the Think Pink Gala, which will take place Friday Oct. More...

Neighbors

OOB High to honor former basketball coach

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – When you talk about high school basketball in Old Orchard Beach, the first name that will come up in most people’s minds is John Regan.  Regan put together a legendary career as OOB High School’s boys basket More...

Community Bicycle Center director to leave position

The board of directors of Community Bicycle Center announced that Executive Director Bronwyn Barnett will leave her current position at the end of the month. More...

Library to hold book sale

Friends of the Libby Library will offer its end-of-season book sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 in the community room of Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.  More...

Editorial

Who would burgle a library? Especially Dyer Library

Library Links

Some of you have received an annual fund appeal letter from us in the past week or so. The vast majority of you have not, but I want to share with you some of what I included in that letter. Overnight on Sept. 24, Dyer Library was burglarized. More...

‘Faire’ a success

The York County Mini Maker Faire, held Oct. 13 in 26,000 square feet of beautiful Pepperell Mill Campus space, was a celebration of making in downtown Biddeford unlike any other to-date. More...

Birthdays

Oct. 24: Happy birthday Josh Waterhouse from GMACC.  Oct. 26: Happy birthday Pat Seward from GMACC.  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...

Three vie for two seats on RSU 23

Election 2018

Two seats are up for election on Nov. More...

District 15, Saco, sees two candidates for seat

Saco voters will choose between incumbent and newcomer in the race for the District 15 State House Representative seat. More...

News

Saco ‘harvests’ smiles

Above, Jen Hayes, horse program director at Oceanwood Camp & Conference Center, with her goat Elsa. Right, who said nerds can’t dance? More...

Senior tax abatement: volunteers can gain more hours

SACO – The city council has approved a modification to the Volunteer Citizen Work-off Program, which allows seniors in Saco to work for the city in exchange for abatement on their property taxes. More...

BMS students to host 5K and Candy K to benefit STEM program

The Biddeford Middle School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) team is organizing a Candy K and 5K race at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 at Biddeford Middle School, 25 Tiger Way. Registration is open to all at goo. gl/42qxS6.  More...

Community News

Cemetery Walk is Saturday

Raoul Goulet will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Scholarship fundraiser is in OOB

Duffy’s Tavern in Old Orchard Beach will host a Halloween Dance Party Saturday night, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.  Prizes for the best costumes and hundreds of dollars in door prizes will be given away. More...

Mayor: Nov. 1 is ‘Extra Mile Day’

Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant officially declared Nov. 1 as Extra Mile Day in a proclamation at the Oct. 16 city council meeting.  More...

Letters

Candidate supports thriving downtown

Letter to editor:   More...

Sheriff’s record is proven, re-elect candidate

To the editor:   More...

Choose the candidate that is from here

To the editor:   Sharri MacDonald is hands down the best person for the job. She knows Old Orchard Beach like the back of her hand because she was born and raised here in OOB, unlike her opponent.  More...