June 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

City officials consider adding staff to police force

South Portland Police Chief Ed Googins said he needs more sworn officers on his staff to adequately respond to the needs of South Portland residents. He pitched the idea to the city council at a workshop on Monday, June 25.  More...

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Neighbors

Cape educator comes full circle

When Kelly Hasson takes over as principal of Pond Cove Elementary School this fall, she will, as she put it, “be coming full circle.”  More...

About Neighbors

Neighbors is a weekly profile that features a community member from South Portland or Cape Elizabeth. Know someone you would like to see featured in the Sentry? Contact Jack Flagler at news@inthesentry.com.   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...

Welcome, summer

Penny Marchesi, 3, enjoys an ice cream cone at Red’s Dairy Freeze in South Portland. More...

Virtual reality helps city plan

South Portland’s Comprehensive Plan Committee has worked for three years to put together a long-term plan for the city’s future. More...

Downed Plane Recovered from Ocean

The small aircraft that crashed in the water near Fort Williams Park on Sunday, June 24 was taken out of the ocean Tuesday, but the exact cause of the crash is still unknown. More...

Community

Cape, South Portland deal with drug problems

Prescription drug abuse in Maine is on the rise, and that worries law enforcement officials both at the state and local levels.  More...

Remember animals during hot weather

To the editor:   We would like to remind anyone with a dog to remember that during hot weather, leaving a dog in a parked car can be deadly. More...

Kind hearts

Sky Jordan, 8, and Rain Jordan, 6, signed up through the Boys and Girls Club in South Portland to participate in National Lemonade Day on Sunday, June 3. More...

Police Notes

Police Notes

Cape Elizabeth Police   June 23  Garrett C. Johnson, 42, of Belmont, N.H., was arrested at 11:22 p.m. on Bowery Beach Road for operating under the influence.   June 22  More...