June 14, 2013 RSS feed / Community

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...

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...

Walking event benefits boosters

The South Portland Music Boosters will hold its first Walk ‘n Roll noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22 at the South Portland High School track. Rain date is Sunday, June 23.  Concessions will be available all day. More...

‘Everyone Matters Day” is next year

Maine is now the first state in the U.S. with an officially-sanctioned “Everyone Matters Day,” courtesy of the Maine Legislature. More...

Tea and tour in Cape is this month

An English garden party, tea and home tour at a private English Tudor-style estate in Cape Elizabeth will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 29. Park at Cape Elizabeth High School and take a shuttle van, or enjoy the half mile walk.  More...

Congratulations SPHS, class of 2013

Top, John Strout, left, plans to study fire science, while Joey Brown and Robert Jordan are going to major in business. (Summer Dorr photos) 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...

Funds needed for community hot tub

An ad hoc committee of volunteers and city of South Portland representatives is in the beginning stages of raising funds for a new hot tub at the South Portland Community Center. More...

Lions Club gives scholarships

The Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church has presented 2013 Arline Belyea Scholarships to Leah Chamberlin of Scarborough and Natalie Underdown of Cape Elizabeth in the amount of $1,500 each.  The Arline Belyea Scholarship is given annually by More...

Boat donations help nonprofit

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine’s boat donation program is a way to help fund its mentoring programs. Instead of all the work of getting a boat ready for the water, it can be donated and will be picked up at its current site. More...

Veterans have more access

The South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club, which has focused on assisting Maine’s homeless veterans, has worked out a bus pass program to provide transportation to many southern Maine veterans.  The program provides a total value of mo More...

Cape celebrates class of 2013

Top, Joan Benoit Samuelson speaks to the Cape Elizabeth High School class of 2013 after accepting the Cape Elizabeth Education Foundation’s first Alumni Award in Fort Williams Park Sunday, June More...

A Window on the Past

Remembering Mountain View Park

In last week’s column about Peary Village there was mention of the closing of Mountain View Park and residents relocating to Peary Village.  More...