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OOB football season ends in Class E quarterfinals

ROCKPORT — The No. 5 Old Orchard Beach football team’s first Class E season came to an end as they fell to No. 4 Camden Hills 22-0 during a cold, drizzly quarterfinal showdown on Monday afternoon.  More...

Community News

Free Thanksgiving dinner offered

A 20th annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22 at Most Holy Trinity Church Hall at 271 Main St. in Saco.  More...

Seeds of Hope benefit is Nov. 18

The Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport will host the sixth annual Give Thanks, Give Hope brunch 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

This handsome fella is an 8-year-old Pomeranian/ Chihuahua mix, weighing in at 12 pounds. He’s a recent local surrender to the rescue.  More...

Letters

Do your small part, vote in Nov. 6 election

To the editor:   I’ll be 90 next September, which means I’ve earned the right to share a thought or two with readers of this paper, specifically about the upcoming mid-term election.  More...

Health care, job creation on candidate’s list

To the editor:   Voting for Diane Denk for House District 9 is essential to giving struggling families the health care they desperately need, while also improving job creation through public and private investment in Maine’s future growth. More...

Candidate shouldn’t have been negative

To the editor:   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...

Pay to park?

Biddeford business owners say plan could shutter doors

BIDDEFORD – As the city prepares for the rollout of its controversial parking plan, business owners are facing a daunting question: can they afford to stay on Main Street? More...

Five on ballot for three OOB seats

Three of five seats are up for election of the Old Orchard Beach Town Council, and on Nov. 6 voters will be instructed to pick three out of five candidates. More...

News

Two compete for Saco School Board, Ward 3 seat

Four of the seats on the Saco School Board are up for reelection, and only Ward 1 candidate Garrett Abrahamson is running unopposed.  In the race for the Ward 3 seat on the Saco School Board, Emily Waters will face off against incumbent Edna Ben More...

Republican newcomer challenges incumbent in District 11

The District 11 State House of Representatives seat, which includes Biddeford, sees incumbent Ryan Fecteau (D) finishing his first term as representative. He will face Republican candidate Emily Rousseau on Nov. 6. More...

Senator challenged by political newcomer in District 32

On Nov. 6., the race for State Senator of District 32 will be between Democrat Sen. Susan Deschambault, completing her second term, against Republican candidate and political newcomer Scott Normandeau. More...

Editorial

The world needs your novel - and the library can help

Library Links

The dog was a strange mix of basset and Rottweiler. She had a powerful head but startlingly short legs, and her feet splayed out away from her body. In the six years she had been with the librarian, she never responded to a real name. More...

Birthdays

Nov. 3: Happy birthday Isolde Cole from GMACC . . . happy birthday Evecka Gipson from GMACC.  Nov. 4: Happy birthday Donna Perkins from GMACC.  More...

Did You Hear?

Did you Hear?  Friends of Libby Library will hold a very special book sale this coming weekend from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday Nov. 2 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Libby Memorial Library, which is located at 27 Staples St. More...