August 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Iconic market in experienced hands

SOUTH PORTLAND — The name of Legion Square Market, known to locals as Smaha’s, will not be changing. Nor will the staff, the selection of products, or the feel of the store. 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

Health & Medical

Looking for Long Term Care Insurance? Look no further we have the answers.

The Todd Benefits Group (TBG) began by specializing in long-term care Insurance when it first opened its doors in a small office in Old Orchard Beach in May of 1990. More...



Milestone won’t slow down South Portland runner

Sue McCarthy has an important birthday coming up next July. While some 49- year-olds may dread their 50th as another yard marker on the path toward old age, for McCarthy, the birthday will have some advantages.  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 and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

Man Suffers Burns in Cape Elizabeth from Brush Fire

The State Fire Marshal's Office says a man suffered first and second degree burns in Cape Elizabeth when gasoline he was pouring on a brush fire exploded. More...

Art in the Park:

smiles abound despite rain

SOUTH PORTLAND —When South Portland City Manager Jim Gailey laid out the details of this year’s Art in the Park at an Aug. More...

Debate brings few results on health benefits

Some South Portland city councilors said they were disappointed with the end results of a discussion on the controversial issue of council health-care benefits at a workshop on Monday, Aug. 13.  More...

Business Review

Business Briefs

Adam J. Soule was recently promoted to president/general manager of A-BEST Window in South Portland. More...


Cape becomes more efficient in fire calls

CAPE ELIZABETH – The Cape Elizabeth Fire Department has seen a significant increase in emergency medical service calls in 2012 compared to last year, yet the average response time of the ambulances sent out has been almost cut in half.  More...

A Window on the Past

Remember Circus Time Potato Chips?

South Portland has had a long and interesting history in the potato chip business. Of course, King Cole Potato Chips started out on Main Street and later had a factory and distribution center on Cash Street, just down from Cash Corner.  More...

SMCC receives boost in fire science program

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, announced that Southern Maine Community College in South Portland will receive a grant for $286,368. More...