December 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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Community

South Portland b-ball off to quick start

SOUTH PORTLAND - There are plenty of similarities between varsity boys and varsity girls basketball teams this year at South Portland High School. Both are led by versatile senior guards. More...

Cape, South Portland look at property tax relief

South Portland and Cape Elizabeth may provide some assistance for longtime residents and seniors to ease their property tax burden. But as South Portland City Councilor Alan Livingston sees it, “assistance” might be a misnomer.  More...

A Window on the Past

Then and now – Dairy Queen

There have been so many changes in South Portland over the years, it’s kind of fun to see a set of then-andnow photos, taken about 60 years apart, that show some things that haven’t changed. More...

City trades one property for other

SOUTH PORTLAND – The city of South Portland sold a property on the east side and bought a property on the west side, which may help preparations continue for a potential new public works, parks and transportation facility on Highland Avenue.&nb More...

Votes add up for award

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...

Letters

Senator looks forward to representing the public

To the editor:   As we near the beginning of the New Year and the start of the 126th Maine Legislature, I want to express my deep gratitude to the residents of South Portland, Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough for giving me the opportunity to serve More...

People

Neighbors

Mom gets better with help from sons

Last Christmas, Debby Porter’s son, Dane, was taking direct fire in Afghanistan. This year, he is spending Christmas at home in South Portland.  Dane Porter, a U.S. Army specialist, is on leave for 20 days in Maine. More...

Pets of the Week

Above, Basset hounds Rosie Joe, left, and Truedee enjoy a trip to Bug Light Park. Their owner is Joseph L. Thomas. (Courtesy photo) More...

Police Notes

South Portland Police

Dec. 7   Jesse M. Robbins, 24, of Scarborough, was arrested at 1:01 a.m. on I-295 for exceeding the posted speed limit by 30 mph or more.   More...