January 3, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Community News

Saco Senior Sock drive sets record

The Saco Police Department announced that the Socks for Seniors drive has reached a new record. More than 1,000 pairs of socks donated by the community were delivered to senior citizens and veterans who are in need. More...

Gift will toward permaculture gardens

The Ecology School received a $10,000 gift from The Morton-Kelly Charitable Trust to support the design and implementation of permaculture gardens throughout the school’s new environmental education center at River Bend Farm in Saco.  More...

Bacon Street Festival gets ninth award

The annual Bacon Street Festival, a free community event in Biddeford offered as part of the National Night Out campaign each August, has received its ninth award from the National Association of Town Watch in the 11-year history of the event.  More...

Letters

Library is a treasure all of us can enjoy

To the editor:   Before the year is over, a few words of praise must be said about McArthur Public Library.  More...

Obituaries

Theman Kelso Allen

Theman Kelso Allen of Saco, known as Kel by friends and family, passed away Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough at the age of 91.  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...

The Waters in Saco may change hands

SACO – After a summer of introducing The Waters project to Saco, developer Bernie Saulnier may hand off the project to a new developer.  More...

News

Biddeford tops list in national competition

Biddeford is once again receiving national attention and a chance to win a prize that will further rejuvenate the community.  Heart of Biddeford was one of more than 12,000 organizations around the country to apply to have their city be featured More...

OOB rep appointed to environmental committee

State Rep. Lori K. Gramlich (D-Old Orchard Beach) was appointed to serve on the Environment and Natural Resources Committee for the 129th Maine legislative session.  More...

OOB names gym in honor of former coach

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — John Regan spent hundreds and hundreds of hours inside the Old Orchard Beach High School gym during his 21 years coaching the Seagulls, but when he walked through the doors last week night he wasn’t getting ready to le More...

Editorial

Albert Bierstadt: Another treasure

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Is Albert Bierstadt a name you know? Are you aware that he is considered to be one of the foremost American landscape painters, one of a group of artists called the Hudson River School? More...

Birthdays

Jan. 4: Happy birthday Agatha Fortin, from, Aline Cadorette and your family.  Jan. 6: Happy birthday Wanda Labbe from GMACC.   More...

Did You Hear?

Did you hear?  After 40 years in business, Saco landmark The Kerrymen Pub closed its doors last month, but not for a few fans who took one last trip down memory lane.  More...