August 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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A Window on the Past

Food under the sails— foodways at the sea

During the first half of the 19th century, South Portland was known for shipbuilding, ship provisioning and ship repair of large, wooden sailing vessels, from schooners and barks, to brigs and clipper ships. More...

Benefit begins in South Portland

Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts will participate in the fourth annual Reigns of Hope Charity Ride Sunday, Aug. 19. It benefits the clients of Riding To The Top Therapeutic Riding Center in Windham.  Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. More...

South Portland woman to serve on national board

The League of Women Voters concluded its 50th biennial convention festivities last month in Washington, D.C., by reelecting national President Elisabeth MacNamara of Georgia and a slate of officers and board members. Anne B. More...

Town looks for answers on rentals

CAPE ELIZABETH—Short-term rental properties have become issue number one in Cape Elizabeth.  The town council sat down in a workshop on Monday, Aug. More...

Letters

Thanks

Group thankful for garden produce

To the editor:   We were so pleased to see the ladies from the South Portland Community Garden come to the South Portland Food Cupboard the past two weeks with fresh, washed and bagged vegetables. More...

People

People in the News

Michael Carter of South Portland was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering at the 144th commencement exercises at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass., on May 12.   More...

Neighbors

Architect reflects on 50-year career

CAPE ELIZABETH—Spend a half hour with John Leasure, and it may be hard to tell when he is joking and when he isn’t.  “How many buildings have I done? More...

Police Notes

Police Notes

South Portland Police  July 27  John J. Webber, 48, of Somersworth, N.H., was arrested at 8:32 a.m. on Cash Corner for operating without a license.  Karyn Kundishora, 29, address not listed, was arrested at 5:36 p.m. More...