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Officials not sure about PW garage

SOUTH PORTLAND — A new public works, parks and transportation facility has been at the top of the wish list for city of South Portland staff and city council for nearly a year. At a workshop on Monday, Feb. More...

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Community

St. Patrick’s Day facts & figures

St. Patrick’s Day is enjoyed by millions of people, including those of Irish descent and even those with no connection to Ireland. A day of celebration, music and parades, St. Patrick’s Day also has a unique history. More...

Pizza Hut and IHOP were mainstays

We ran a photograph of the Maine Mall Cinema in January that has proven to be very nostalgic for many South Portlanders. Our Window on the Past this week looks at the businesses on the same lot at 391 Maine Mall Road, across from Sears. More...

Workshop will focus on networking

Dani Nisbet, owner of Belissimo in South Portland and Marc Feldman, owner of Feldman Enterprise in Kennebunkport, will offer a seminar, “How to Network and Get Results in 2013” with Cami Pementel, 6:30 p.m. More...

Police Notes

South Portland police

Feb. 15  Jessica Taylor, 18, of South Portland, was arrested at 1:11 a.m. on Philbrook Avenue for terrorizing, refusing to submit to arrest or detention, disorderly conduct and obstructing public ways.  More...

Cape Elizabeth police

Feb. 20  Amy Scrutchfield, 30, of Buxton, was summonsed at 2 p.m. on Swayer Road for operating after suspension.   Feb. 21  Janet E. Andrews, 53, of Cape Elizabeth, was arrested at 4:02 p.m. More...

South Portland Comes Up Just Short in State Final

Hampden Academy defeats the Red Riots 45-41

AUGUSTA — The seven seniors on the South Portland High School boys basketball team brought the school its first Western Maine Class A title in 20 years, but that accomplishment didn’t relieve the relieve the hurt in the Riots’ locker room after a 45- More...

Food pantry in need of home

SOUTH PORTLAND — Each Thursday for more than a decade, the tables in the basement of St. More...

Business Review

A-B.E.S.T WINDOW is the local Maine company that manufactures, sells, and installs their own windows!

For nearly 30 years, A-B.E.S.T. Window has stood as a local institution in South Portland. The name has become familiar to locals in the area, but A-B.E.S.T. Window’s reach goes far beyond greater Portland. More...

What Do New Tax Laws Mean to You?

As you know, the U.S. More...

Made from scratch Mexican cuisine is what you’ll find at Taco Trio

Manny Peña opened Taco Trio in South Portland less than two years ago, but his restaurant is already a staple in the Knightville community. More...

People

Neighbors

Grand New Flag inspired by father’s service

Philip Kauppinen’s father, Arnold Kauppinen, came home from the Vietnam War after completing two tours of duty as a private in the U.S. Army, and he didn’t hear “thank you” enough.  More...

Pets of the Week

This is Spank with his pet and friend, a Betta fish. He lives in South Portland with Nancy Goodspeed. (Courtesy photo) More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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