July 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

City plans to delay public works garage

The South Portland City Council and city staff agree that a new public works facility is the number one priority among municipal facilities that need work. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

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


Willard on site’s list of dog-friendly beaches

At 8:30 a.m. on a hot and humid morning in July, it seems there are more dogs than humans on Willard Beach.  The popular South Portland beach allows dogs for four hours each day, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. More...

Organizers say festival brings neighbors together

Sarah Goodwin sees many of the same people every day on her morning run through the Willard Square neighborhood in South Portland.  More...

A Window on the Past

Then and now – Prescott’s Pharmacy

Our thanks to Diane Rollins for sharing some information on her family’s pharmacy in South Portland. Diane’s grandfather, Frederick C. Prescott, and her uncle, Gordon A. More...

Mill Creek concerts to begin amid construction

Despite ongoing construction in Mill Creek Park, the free outdoor summer concert series will begin on schedule later this month.  More...

Jon Gillies keeps cool in new role

It’s tough to rattle Jon Gillies. More...


Thanks to city for ‘pleasurable’ experience

To the editor: Thank you for your efforts to help me enjoy the long, beautiful hours of our Maine summer days. As a night worker, I would ordinarily laze around in bed until the sun was nearly high. More...



Activist puts animals at forefront

South Portland animal advocate Don Kimball casts a pretty wide net. He has been involved in animal rights organizations from Maine to New Mexico, and has taken on issues from clubbing baby seals in Canada to mountain lion hunting in California.  More...

People in the News

Chad MacLeod of South Portland was placed on the Gettysburg College dean’s honor list for outstanding academic achievement in spring 2012.   More...

Police Notes

Police Notes

South Portland June 29 Alan L. Erikson, 38, of South Portland, was arrested at 12:13 a.m. on Broadway for operating under the influence. June 30 Danny Fournier, 49, of South Portland, was summonsed at 7:15 p.m. on Ocean Street for assault. 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...