January 31, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

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ASK THE EXPERTS

Christine A. Flaherty, CPA   Feeling overwhelmed and confused about the recent tax law changes and how they impact you? Did you send your child off to college and/or experience high medical costs in 2018? More...

Community News

Homeless counted in Biddeford

BIDDEFORD – As the numbers of homeless people in Biddeford climb, volunteers surveyed the population to get a clearer picture of local need. More...

Marty’s Community Corner

West Brook Skating Rink: What needs to be done?

West Brook Skating Rink, located on Pool Street in Biddeford, originates at Wilcox Pond, a popular fishing spot near St. Joseph’s Cemetery on West Street. More...

Editorial

Bally good books, what ho!

Library Links

The discussion at McArthur Library’s book group last week was exceptionally good. More...

Birthdays

Jan. 23: Happy birthday Terry Moody from Miss Sunshine.  Jan. 25: Happy 9th birthday Gavyn Lacroix, love, Grammy B and Pepere Dave.  More...

Did You Hear?

Did you hear?  Officer Kevin Gray of the Saco Police Department showed up at the Saco Scoop Ice Cream shop on Main Street Jan. 26, but not for trouble. 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...

Bird found frozen to ice and snow

BIDDEFORD – An American bittern was given a second chance last week after Biddeford Animal Control Officer Garth Russell rescued it when it was discovered that the bird had become frozen to the ground in the yard of a home on Ocean Avenue. More...

Shuttlebus Zoom to rework routes

BIDDEFORD-SACO-OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Starting July 1, Shuttlebus Zoom will debut a new model for area public transportation. More...

News

Ring that bell

Top left, Senior Brianna Adams, Freshman Selena Huot, Freshman Mariah Bayleyand and Freshman Mackenzee LeBlanc, all members of the Biddeford High School Varsity Cheering program, watch as teammates take turns ringing the victory bell at the high scho More...

Three cheers for BHS

Biddeford High School varsity cheerleaders include Brianna Adams, Cassidy Mawhinney, Taylor McKay, Claudia Janelle, Kairlye McQueen, Hilary Gonzales, Shalyn Menard, Brooklyn Goff, Mercedes Thomes, Alli Souliere, Anna Lavigne, Delaney Hatch, Mersadies More...

Thornton Academy player wins Gaziano Award

Sports

AUGUSTA — Even before he was named a Frank Gaziano Award finalist, Tommy Palmer of Thornton Academy had his sights set on the trophy.  “A lot of the guys that won in the past, I’ve looked up to them,” he said. More...

Letters

Reader fears clock tower is forgotten

To the editor:   The Lincoln Mill Clock Tower is unquestionably one of the most significant pieces of Biddeford history. More...

Obituaries

William Hallczuk

It is announced with sadness the passing of William “Bill” Hallczuk of Mountain Road in Arundel on Jan. 13, 2019.  He was born in Biddeford on April 21, 1958, son of Wasyl “Billy” and Gertrude Hallczuk.  More...

Doug Robinson

Doug Robinson, 61 of Kennebunk, died Dec. 12, 2018, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston from complications related to Stage 4 Prostate Cancer, which was diagnosed two years earlier.  More...