September 7, 2012 RSS feed / Community

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Student has passion to change the world

“I feel like this whole summer has been so crazy,” said Mileva Vignjevic as she boarded a bus from her hotel to the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C.  More...

Mentors needed for women

My Sister’s Keeper, a mentoring ministry for women in transition from corrections, will facilitate a mentor training session for interested mentors and community volunteers from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

SMCC announces partnership

Southern Maine Community College and Carson Dunlop have formed a strategic partnership to offer a home inspection training program.  The 10-course certificate program is available through distance learning. More...

Area lighthouses open for one-day event

Twenty-two light stations plan to participate in the fourth annual Maine Open Lighthouse Day, happening rain or shine on Saturday, Sept. 15. Coastal, island and river lighthouses will welcome the public for tours and special activities.  More...

Library to hold after hours concert

The South Portland Public Library kicks off a new series of after-hours events with a concert by local saxophone quartet, Cul de Sax, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. More...

Pets of the Week

Want to see your pet in the Sentry?  Email editor  @inthesentry.com   More...

Band prepares for gold

“Music of the West” moved from South Portland High School to nearby Dyer Elementary School to begin an exciting and creative seven days of Marching Band Camp. More...

A Window on the Past

Fisherman’s Point

In response to our April 27 column of this year, we received several responses from residents with information about the fishing shacks at Fisherman’s Point. More...

Cancer center needs volunteers for festival

Cancer Community Center in South Portland is in need of more than 100 volunteers to make Fight Back Festival a success.  It will be held 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22 at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester. More...

CLYNK opens new center; public welcome

CLYNK will celebrate the opening of its first-ever modular drop-off center for redeemable containers from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. The center is located in the parking lot of the Hannaford on Forest Avenue in Portland.  More...

Prolific musician to speak at Cape Library

Syrian violinist and conductor Aban Zirikly will present an informal talk and discussion about “The Pleasures of Classical Music” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Thomas Memorial Library in Cape Elizabeth.  More...

Lighthouse ride is Sept. 8

Cyclists from across the United States and beyond will be drawn to the southern coast of Maine Saturday, Sept. 8 for the Maine Lighthouse Ride 2012, hosted by the Eastern Trail Alliance.  More...

Maine’s oldest community theater to get a facelift

Alex Pratt, president of the Portland Players Theatre, said the building on Cottage Road in South Portland had “been looking pretty shabby lately,” but that will change when Portland Players open for the 2012-2013 season later this month. More...

Correction

A brief on page 12 of last week’s paper should have read the South Portland Public Library kicks off a new series of after-hours events with a concert by local saxophone quartet Cul de Sax, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15.   More...