September 21, 2018 RSS feed / Community

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Drivers of the Maine Driving Club travel along the path by the Spurwink Farm field as a group of onlookers snap a selfie. (Garrick Hoffman photo) More...

The new bin on the block:

Learn more about South Portland’s citywide food waste program

In South Portland’s quest to become a more sustainable community, recycling is front and center because it’s easy, cost effective, and everyone can participate. More...

SMCC to participate in Manufacturing Day

Southern Maine Community College’s Precision Machining & Manufacturing program is opening its doors to school groups, organizations, individuals and others for Maine Manufacturing Day.  More...

Girl Scout recruitment to be held Sept. 21 in South Portland

Girl Scouts of Maine will host Girls’ Night Out for potential members and volunteers at various locations this fall as a part of this year’s recruitment initiative at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Special election

A special election to fill out the reminder of Adrian Dowling’s three-year term, to November 2020, is tentatively schedule for Dec. 11.  More...

Scarborough Terrace honors volunteers

For the past five years, Len and Liane Giambalvo have served the greater Scarborough community as volunteers for Scarborough Food Pantry. More...

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Above, members and friends of the Maine Driving Club pose for a picture in the field of Spurwink Farm on a perfect, sunny Saturday, Left, Nancy Dewan of New Gloucester drives her pony Brenna to the f More...

Library holds diaper drive through month

South Portland Public Library will hold a two-week Diaper Drive in honor of Diaper Need Awareness Week. One in three families with children younger than 3 has at some point had trouble affording diapers. More...

Opportunity Alliance achieves accreditation

The Opportunity Alliance out of South Portland has achieved national accreditation through the Council on Accreditation. More...

Schools can apply for ecomaine grants starting now

Ecomaine announced its 2018 round of School Recycling Grants, which are designed to raise recycling awareness in schools and communities, and to help schools implement more efficient recycling programs or add composting to their waste collection.&nbs More...

A Window on the Past

The Brush’uns, an early artist group in the area

At South Portland Historical Society, we recently received the donation of several landscape paintings showing scenes from the area. One of the paintings in particular really grabbed my eye – an oil on slate depicting Whitehead Passage. More...