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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


In the News

City councilor says goodbye   SOUTH PORTLAND – South Portland District 1 Councilor Tom Coward said goodbye after his last meeting Monday, Dec. 17.  Coward will begin his term as a Cumberland County commissioner Jan. More...

Giving back

Local business owner Tim Napolitano donated a bucket truck and manpower to light trees for the South Portland Nursing Home on Antoine Street in South Portland. (Courtesy photo)   More...

Pet of the Week

This is Giselle, whose owner is Bill Scott of Knightville. Scott’s girlfriend, Pam, was trying to take a photo of the tree and, being a curious cat, Giselle came over to check it out. 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...

Great Person voting begins today

Nominations for the Sentry’s Great Person Award are in and voting begins today.  Below are those who have been nominated for the award. Voting will end at noon, Friday, Jan. 4, and the winner will be announced in the next edition. More...

Health & Medical

Basics Fitness Center

Basics Fitness Center is located in South Portland across from Staples on Western Avenue and is now in its 8th year of business.  Basics is a family owned fitness center focusing on providing a welcoming and supportive atmosphere where fitness b More...

Share the benefits of acupuncture and massage this holiday season

Put your loved ones in the hands of the skilled staff at MassageCraft. We have 10 practitioners with over 50 years of combined experience in eastern and western massage techniques and acupuncture.  More...

Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it.   More...



Resident proves it’s never too late to get diploma

SOUTH PORTLAND – When Joe O’Neill was a fourth grader in Yonkers, N.Y., he said teachers put his and another student’s desk in the coat room. More...

Broadway ladies

Group of South Portland business owners offer support, camaraderie

Mary Robin Lurie moved from Austin, Texas to South Portland and opened her business in 1970. Four decades ago, there was a bar across from House of Frames, her shop at 863 Broadway, Lurie said. More...