August 10, 2012 RSS feed / Community

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...

The South Portland American League AA All-Star won the Greater Portland Boys

The South Portland American League AA All-Star Team (ages 7 and 8) won the Greater Portland Boys of Summer baseball league championship going undefeated with a record of 10-0. More...

Representatives get high scores

Reps. More...

Lighthouse is now open weekends

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse is open to visitors every Saturday and Sunday in July and August from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The lighthouse will also be open on Saturday, Sept. 1, (Labor Day weekend), Saturday, Sept. More...

News Briefs

Public gets a view from behind the scenes   This September, local residents can learn what it’s like to be a police officer.  More...

Memorial lasting legacy for veterans

SOUTH PORTLAND—Bernadette Manly works at the South Portland Hannaford in Mill Creek Shopping Center. Wednesday night, a man came to her cash register to buy some groceries and beer. More...

Dig it

Hope and Teddy LeBlanc weed the front garden at the Brown School to help with volunteer efforts to green the school’s grounds. 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...

Area Rotary Club names new president

Bob Flynn has been named president of the South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club for the 2012-2013 year.  Flynn assumed presidential responsibilities as of July 1 and will serve for one year, succeeding Marge Barker.  He has lived in Cap More...

South Portland business collects items for troops

Maine Oxy of South Portland, a supplier of welding supplies and industrial gases, is taking a unique approach to supporting deployed troops.  More...

Youth soccer leagues offered

South Portland Parks and Recreation  offers a youth soccer league for boys and girls in grades one through six. More...

Brown Elementary school going green

Parents, teachers, and volunteers at the Brown School on Highland Avenue in South Portland are working to make their school more green.  More...

Fund set up in father’s memory

CAPE ELIZABETH—Erika Rodrigue said her father, David Aschauer, was “basically the most fit older guy I’d ever met.”  More...

Gardens provide for those in need

SOUTH PORTLAND – South Portland Food Cupboards Director Sybil Riemsnider said she has seen a significant increase in need at the food cupboard lately. More...