June 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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School budget passes

SOUTH PORTLAND – South Portland voters elected to pass the proposed $43 million 2013-2014 school budget in a referendum Tuesday, June 11.  The vote passed by a significant margin, with 591 residents supporting the budget – 76 percent More...

Enough signatures collected

SOUTH PORTLAND – A group of South Portland residents hoping to block the transport of tar sands oil from Canada to Maine say they have collected enough signatures to include a citizens’ initiative on city ballots this November.  More...

Track champs

  Congratulations to the South Portland girls’ track and field team for its performance atthestatetrackandfieldmeetonJune1inBrewer.The4x800relayteamis the Class A state champions, setting a new school and Brewer facility record. More...

No on beer tent

SOUTH PORTLAND – A summer festival at Bug Light Park to celebrate South Portland’s local businesses will take place without any alcohol served.  The South Portland Buy Local Bug Light Festival will feature local businesses selling th More...

iPads bring crowd to city hall

SOUTH PORTLAND – The South Portland City Council may reconsider last week’s decision to deny a proposal that would provide iPads to all middle and high school students in the city’s public schools.  More...

Letters

South Portland should protect its residents

To the editor: The possibility of spurring profitable business and creating more jobs are benefits usually held out as bait by promoters who advocate projects that will also create a negative impact on the people it will disrupt or displace More...

Why police neighbors?

To the editor:   I reside on Wythburn Road and have known of the Pattersons for quite some time now. I was born and raised in this neighborhood and this family has never caused an issue before.  More...

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 editor@inthesentry.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

People

Neighbors

Coach celebrates 14th state title

Andy Strout has coached in Cape Elizabeth for 35 years.  More...

Police Notes

Police Notes

South Portland Police   May 25  William F. O’Brien, 38, of Falmouth, was summonsed at 2:18 p.m. on Western Avenue for operating with a suspended license.   May 26  More...