December 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

One nominated for Great Person

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...

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


New school officials take oath of office

SOUTH PORTLAND – Richard Carter will serve as chairman of the South Portland Board of Education in 2013 for the second time in four years. Carter replaces Tappan Fitzgerald in the position. More...

Schools evacuated after message found

CAPE ELIZABETH – Students at Cape Elizabeth’s Middle School and Pond Cove Elementary School were evacuated Thursday morning, Nov. More...

New support group forms for those in recovery

Art of Awareness welcomes individuals in the community who are recovered or working toward recovery from eating disorders and disordered eating to participate in a free support group 1 to 2 p.m. 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 e-mail your listing to and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

Cape looks at Trout Brook

CAPE ELIZABETH - Environmental experts have formulated a plan to restore the water quality of Trout Brook, an estuary to Casco Bay that the Maine Department of Environmental Protection listed as an “urban impaired stream.”  More...

Council breaks from tradition

SOUTH PORTLAND – The last time Tom Blake was the mayor of South Portland, in 2009, the city dealt with the contentious issues of dog access on Willard Beach and wrestled with the decision to allow public input at council workshops. More...


L.L. Bean is mean

To the editor:   L.L. Bean catalogs are arriving in the mail full of pictures of smiling kids and happy families celebrating the holidays. More...


Cape woman inspires, encourages survivors


When Nancy Marshall of Cape Elizabeth was diagnosed with lung cancer 16 years ago, she had the same array of emotions that many cancer patients feel after they first hear the news. More...

Sparky, the Kaler School crossing guard

By Kathryn DiPhilippo  South Portland Historical Society   More...

Police Notes

Cape Elizabeth Police

Nov. 28   Donna A. Ciampanelli, 60, of Cape Elizabeth, was taken into custody on a warrant at 12:16 p.m. on Winslow Place.  Thomas Wright, 33, of Cape Elizabeth, was summonsed at 12:20 a.m. More...

South Portland Police

Nov. 24   David John Ekelund, 39, of Winchester, Mass., was arrested at 3:20 a.m. on Cottage Road for operating under the influence.  A 15-year-old female from Standish was summonsed at 1:24 p.m. More...