July 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

City amends Fairchild TIF

SOUTH PORTLAND — One of the South Portland’s largest property tax payers will get a break of sorts on future bills, following a unanimous vote of the city council Monday, July 17.  More...

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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...

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...

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...

Brown’s Hill grave maintenance at issue

SOUTH PORTLAND — It’s not often that the American Legion gets heckled when placing flags on the graves of their fallen comrades, but according to Fred Stewart, that’s just what happened this past Memorial Day at Brown’s Hill C More...

The old guard of new tech, part 2

Fairchild employees recall birth of city’s semiconductor industry

SOUTH PORTLAND — Continued this week is a conversation with four early employees of Fairchild Semiconductor in South Portland (now ON Semiconductor), who gathered July 5 to reminisce about the birth of the tech sector in Maine.  More...

Health & Medical

TOTAL Well-being

JULY is... Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis affects children, too   Aches and pains are a widely accepted side effect of aging. Over time, bones can become more brittle and cushioning tissues between joints can deteriorate. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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