November 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Library fines? No problem

SOUTH PORTLAND – Sometimes, it can be difficult to find the motivation to bring back an overdue library book that has been cast aside into a little-used corner of the house, gathering dust as fines mount.  But this December, the South Port More...

News Updates

Community

Reunited

South Portland firefighters gather to welcome soldier

PORTLAND – When Helaina Lake came through the gate at the Portland International Jetport on Nov. More...

Land trust celebrates a job well done

CAPE ELIZABETH - The 63.6 acre property along Shore Road known as Robinson Woods II has been at the top of the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust’s priority list for nearly five years.  More...

Church announces Advent schedule

First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in South Portland on Sundays will hold regular worship times at 8:30 a.m. in the chapel and 10 a.m. in the sanctuary, which continue through Sunday, Dec. 9. On Sunday, Dec. More...

Police Notes

Cape Elizabeth Police

Nov. 22   James Laprade, 19, of Cape Elizabeth, was summonsed at 1:58 a.m. on Broad Cove Road for possession of alcohol by a minor and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Nov. 24   More...

South Portland Police

Nov. 16   William R. Gardella, 22, of Biddeford, was arrested at 1:44 a.m. on Gorham Road for unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.  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 editor@inthesentry.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

Swap shop remains hub of town

CAPE ELIZABETH – Greg Odlin has heard a story about the Cape Elizabeth swap shop that encapsulates the image a lot of outsiders have about the town.  “Rumor has it, some lady picked up an antique here and sold it for $90,000,” More...

Great Person contest begins

It’s time for the Sentry’s Great Person Award nominations.  Each year we ask for help from our readers to tell us who has influenced their life. More...

Letters

Signs a relief to Broadway pedestrian

To the editor:   On behalf of all the pedestrians who regularly use the Broadway crosswalk at the Preble intersection, I would like to thank Tex Haeuser, the city of South Portland and the state of Maine very much for the new crosswalk lights an More...

Councilor will continue to serve her community

To the editor:   More...

Residents in South Portland spoke

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People

Neighbors

Book is based on author’s experience in The Troubles

SOUTH PORTLAND – When South Portland author Tom Molloy was in Belfast, Northern Ireland, during The Troubles, a British policeman stopped him during a sweep of the Catholic ghetto where Molloy was staying.  More...

A Window on the Past

Thornton Heights exhibit wraps up at museum

The South Portland Historical Society’s museum at Bug Light Park will finish up its 2012 season on Sunday, Dec. 23. More...

‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales’ – recital by Jack Nordby on Dec. 2

Society member Jack Nordby will recite the Dylan Thomas classic, “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 at the historical society’s museum at Bug Light Park.  More...