March 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Crowds speak up for, against tar sands in ‘backyard’

SOUTH PORTLAND — More than 300 Maine residents, many from South Portland, some from as far away as Damariscotta and Casco, attended a public forum on Monday, March 11 to learn about oil sands that could come through Maine into Casco Bay.  More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:48pm
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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


Then and Now – Bagley’s Variety Store

A Window on the Past

This week, we are featuring a photo that shows the tiny candy store that was operated by Harold Bagley. As you can see in the photo from today, the building is still there across the street from Mahoney Middle School. More...

MSSM Summer Camp: Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics!

In its 16th year, the MSSM Summer Camp is happy to provide another engaging summer of hands-on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics courses. More...

Choosing the right summer camp!

It can be difficult to envision warm summer days when the wind is blowing and the snow is falling. However, the winter months are a great time to explore summer camp options. More...

Bomb threat hightlights traffic issue

SOUTH PORTLAND — A Broadway traffic plan city staff and engineers recently presented to South Portland community members was largely unchanged from the presentation city councilors reviewed in January.  More...

‘Dark horse’ wins city council race

SOUTH PORTLAND — Michael Pock described himself as the dark horse in the special election for the vacant District 1 City Council seat in South Portland last month, but on Tuesday, March 12, Pock won that election by two votes.  More...


‘Advisor’ not knowledgable

To the editor:   After reading the March 8 edition of The Sentry, I can’t tell you how disappointing it is to me that our elected officials have such difficulty choosing a “blue ribbon committee” responsible to represent the ci More...

Food cupboard needs home

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Photos inspire club members


When Jennifer Kirk started working at the Boys and Girls Club of Southern Maine about five years ago, she learned of an annual photography contest for club members across the country. More...

Police Notes

South Portland police

Feb. 22   Gary Vincent Moody, 47, of South Portland, was arrested at 7:13 p.m. on Columbus Avenue for violating conditions of release.  Walter E. Morse, 42, of Lisbon Falls, was summonsed at 7:33 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 email your listing to and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...