May 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

City officials come to understanding on budget

After nearly a month of in-house negotiating, South Portland Board of Education members worked among themselves and have proposed $136,000 in cuts to the district operating budget.  More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Former rep endorses candidate - June 9th, 2018 - 3:50pm
Vote for change - June 9th, 2018 - 3:49pm
City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:48pm
City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:38pm
Council tables propane moratorium 'indefinitely' - December 10th, 2015 - 10:45am
Shooting suspects arrested in South Portland - March 13th, 2015 - 10:42am
SoPo says no - July 16th, 2014 - 9:10am
6-Year-Old Assaulted in South Portland - September 17th, 2013 - 3:30pm


Lisa Van Oosterum brings theater to SMCC and the community

Lisa Van Oosterum adds a theatrical touch to the South Portland community. More...


Middle school students from South Portland, Richmond, Sullivan and Fort Fairfield emerged as winners in Maine Municipal Association’s first statewide essay contest, which carried the theme: “If I Led My Community…”  More...

Things to Do

Library fun

Top, Nigerian dwarf goats butt heads for an audience of children outside of the South Portland Public Library. More...

Things to Do

The Sentry accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please e-mail your listing to and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

Historical society prepares for new season

The South Portland Historical Society showed off the newly remodeled interior of its home and museum, the Cushing’s Point House, on Wednesday.  More...

Dyer Elementary School students learn what it means to be ‘green’

First graders swung shovels and pushed wheelbarrows full of soil back and forth with excitement, while adults supervised and helped them with their gardening.  More...


A Window on the Past

Thornton Heights once home to country club

As the South Portland Historical Society reopens its museum at Bug Light Park for the season on May 7, one of the featured exhibits will be the Thornton Heights neighborhood in western South Portland. More...

Thank You Mom

After 17 hours of labor, we were a family! Our only concern was, we didn’t know what to do.. Some family members insisted they would stay around for a week or two but we found ourselves with our new born very much on our own. More...

Police Notes

Police Notes

Cape Elizabeth Police  April 24  Ruth Dodge, 43, of Cape Elizabeth, was issued a citation for $171 at 8:30 a.m. on Route 77 for failure to produce insurance.   More...