November 15, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Eastern Trail expansion plan reviewed

SCARBOROUGH — A scenic route connecting the Piscataqua River and Casco Bay is one step closer to being completed.  Last week Scarborough Town Planner Dan Bacon and representatives from the Eastern Trail Alliance unveiled a preliminary plan More...

New southern Maine flood maps issued

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has reissued preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps, meaning some property owners in Cumberland and York Counties may soon see increases in their flood insurance premiums.  “This potentially has huge More...

Area dancers in ‘The Nutcracker’

The Maine State Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” be held Saturday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 8 at Merrill Auditorium in Portland and include 26 dancers from South Portland and Cape Elizabeth.  More...

White Cane Walk last month a success

A perfect New England fall day greeted volunteers and walkers on a Saturday morning last month for the White Cane Walk held in Portland, to benefit The Iris Network.  South Portland resident Chuck Igo, the master of ceremonies, introduced Iris N More...

Library Links

Back to library’s roots on outside, always changing on the inside

When picturing a library building, the image that springs to mind for many is the “classic” library: usually brick or stone, maybe pillars or statuary of some sort flanking the front doors… a solid, old building. More...

A Window on the Past

Sylvan Site: a model development in S. Portland

When I travel, I love to see and experience how different things can be in other areas of the country. More...

Volunteers needed

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Teams in Cumberland and York counties need volunteers to help residents with the preparation of both their federal and state of Maine income tax returns and to help them find credits and/or deductions. More...

Rotary gears up for tree sale

The South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club’s 51st annual Christmas tree sale will kick off at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29 at Mill Creek Park in South Portland. More...

Spring Point Ledge to light holidays

The Spring Point Ledge Light Trust invites the public to join them at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2 as the trust turns on the holiday lights at the lighthouse. More...

Band captures eighth gold medal

Under the blue skies of Thornton Academy’s Hill Stadium, South Portland High School earned the highest rating possible at the Maine Band Directors’ Association Marching Band Finals on Nov. 2.  More...

Stepping off

Bottom, the color guard leads Monday's Veterans Day Parade up Broadway in South Portland. More...