August 3, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Local officials not worried about marks

After a recent study from Harvard University’s Program on Education Policy and Governance ranked Maine 40th out of 41 tested states in educational growth, Gov. More...

A Window on the Past

Then and Now – South Portland city dump

This week’s then-and-now photos show a significant change in the Mill Creek area.  More...

Race is about inspiration, Tri-umph

At this time last summer, I stood on the beach at the campus of Southern Maine Community College in South Portland to cheer on my younger sister as she participated in Maine Cancer Foundation’s annual Tri for a Cure.  More...

Golf scramble is Aug. 10

The sixth annual Jeff King Memorial Golf Scramble will take place at 8 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 10 at Val Halla Golf Course in Cumberland.  More...

South Portland loses out on bicycle grant

SOUTH PORTLAND – The South Portland Bike and Pedestrian Committee received what committee member and city Planning Director Tex Haeuser called a “very thin letter” from the National Endowment for the Arts at the beginning of July. More...

Youth are only group in state to ‘CATCH’ healthy habits

SOUTH PORTLAND – Seven-year-old Damien Smith lay in the grass outside the South Portland Boys and Girls Club exhausted. More...

In the News

B2B is Saturday   The 15th annual TD Beach to Beacon will be held Saturday, Aug. 4 beginning at 8 a.m. The race begins at Crescent Beach along Route 77 and the 6.2-mile course ends at Fort Williams Park near Portland Head Light.  More...