November 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News Updates

Health & Medical

November is...

National Diabetes Awareness Month

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Community

South Portland’s ‘The Hub’ set for move

SOUTH PORTLAND — The west end resource center that serves as a clearing house for a range of social services targeted at some of South Portland’s neediest residents is slated for a move to new digs. More...

Municipal services vary for Thanksgiving

CAPE ELIZABETH – Town Hall and the Thomas Memorial Library in Cape Elizabeth will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 in celebration of Thanksgiving. More...

Cape seeks composting partner

CAPE ELIZABETH – For the first time in a dozen years, the town will be looking for a new company to handle the leaf and yard waste composting program at the Recycling Center on Dennison Drive. Since 2005, employees at William H.  More...

Cape to work with residents on paper streets

CAPE ELIZABETH – How to deal with paper streets – streets that are listed on subdivision maps but never constructed or accepted as public ways – in two areas of town, Surfside, Atlantic Place in Shore Acres and Lighthouse Point Road More...

Middle school merger in works?

SOUTH PORTLAND – What has been the talk of the town for the past several years – hopes of building a single combined middle school in South Portland – got its first official unveiling this past week, but with a twist – officia More...

Letters

Short-term rentals not good for neighborhoods

To the editor:   I want to thank the South Portland City Council for setting aside time to look at the issues involved in the proliferation of short-term rentals in our city which are usually done under the auspices of Airbnb or VRBO.  More...

Another letter writer offers opinion on President Trump

To the editor:   I read Ralph Zieff’s letter to the editor in a recent edition of The Sentry, in which he astutely and clearly compared the current (hopefully short-lived) occupant of the Oval Office, #45, to Adolf Hitler.  More...

Letters continue on subject of President Trump

To the editor:   I wish to thank reader Allan Neff for his courage to write publicly about what he believes (“Look at facts,” Nov. 3), as I did the week before, and hopefully his willingness to debate truth and reality.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

The Sentry accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please email your listing to editor@inthesentry.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...