July 21, 2017 RSS feed / Community

South Portland marina chosen for grant

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced that marinas in Rockland and South Portland will receive more than $1.8 million in federal Boating Infrastructure Grants to expand docking space and serve more vessels traveling along the Maine coast. More...

Fort foundation welcomes new board members

The Fort Williams Park Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the natural beauty and history of Fort Williams Park, inducted new members into its board of directors.  More...

Women invited to ‘Magnificat’ meeting on Sept. 9

All Catholic women as well as women who have lost touch with the church are invited to gather for a celebration of faith and community in Portland on Saturday, Sept. 9.  More...

‘White privilege’ discussed in Saco

SACO – Community members gathered along the shores of Ferry Beach in Saco for a discussion about race and privilege in America.  More...

A Window on the Past

Remember when billboards were all over the state?

I love the rolling hills in the Finger Lake region of New York with its multitude of greens from the wine grapes and endless corn as it contrasts with fields of golden wheat and hay ready for harvest.  More...

Oakhurst to step up sponsorship for Beach to Beacon 10K

Longtime TD Beach to Beacon 10K sponsor Oakhurst  Dairy is expanding its role this year by presenting both youth-focused events – the B2B High School Mile and the Kids Fun Run – in Fort Williams on the eve of the 10K race, race organ More...

Cancer center to merge with Dempsey group

Cancer Community Center Executive Director Nicole Avery announced that the boards of directors of Cancer Community Center and Lewiston’s Dempsey Center have unanimously agreed to move forward with discussions to develop a merger agreement under More...

Foundation grant funds SMCC research fellowships

A National Science Foundation grant is allowing Southern Maine Community College students to take part in a cutting-edge scientific research project that will be integrated into SMCC’s biotechnology curriculum.  More...

Taking stock of Eastern Trail’s value

Three environmentally-focused groups are coming together to connect with strollers, bicyclists and runners on the Eastern Trail to gauge what the trail, and the Scarborough Marsh, which the trail cuts through in Scarborough, means to them and educate More...