July 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

South Portland welcomes back city native

The South Portland Parks and Recreation Department has a new director at the helm.  Rick Towle, a native Mainer who graduated from Jay High School in 1989, has taken over the position. 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



Cape Elizabeth resident brings hospitality to new level

Mary Irace heard thousands of stories in her eight years working as a volunteer and as a paid staff member at Gary’s House in Portland. 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...

Bearing the load

Above, Beata Likewska, left, and Beverly Miller show off their haul of fresh-picked strawberries at Maxwell’s Farm in Cape Elizabeth. More...

Moving people “fore”-ward

New bridge over Fore is more ‘people friendly’

The commute for those traveling over the Fore River between South Portland and Portland just got a little easier.  The new $65 million Veterans Memorial Bridge, a structure that was two years in the making, officially opened Thursday, June 28.&n More...

Merchants still not happy with parking plan

Some business owners in South Portland remain upset with the city council’s decision to install parallel parking spots that will replace the neighborhood’s angled spots.  A few of those local business owners voiced their displeasure More...


Students move in the right direction

Math teachers at every level of school are used to the common complaint students have when they are asked to solve for x or find the cosine of an angle: ‘When am I ever going to need to use this?’  Tania Ferrante, teacher of the lear More...

Honor Roll

Mahoney Middle School, fourth quarter

Grade six More...

A Window on the Past

Explore South Portland’s shipbuilding history

One of South Portland Historical Society’s featured exhibits covers our community’s long history in the shipbuilding business.  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...


TD Bank Near the Maine Mall Robbed

South Portland Police are searching for a woman who robbed the TD Bank at 250 Maine Mall Road Thursday night. More...