November 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Pastor breaks new ground at church

SOUTH PORTLAND – The new senior pastor at First Congregational Church United Church of Christ is setting down roots as she breaks new ground.  The Rev. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Former rep endorses candidate - June 9th, 2018 - 3:50pm
Vote for change - June 9th, 2018 - 3:49pm
City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:48pm
City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:38pm
Council tables propane moratorium 'indefinitely' - December 10th, 2015 - 10:45am
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


Focus on Wildlife

Photo sale benefits Center for Wildlife

This time of year it’s not uncommon to find very large flocks of geese congregating in open fields and farmland. Most of these geese are the familiar Canada geese, but every so often there is a rarity hanging out in their midst. More...

A Window on the Past

The season of thanks and giving

When Thanksgiving arrives, we all start thinking of things we are grateful for and our historical society is no exception. More...

Library Links

Minerva: sharing resources for the benefit of all

In the first Library Links column that Rachel and I wrote for the Sentry, we mentioned the Minerva network of libraries as an example of the collaboration that frequently occurs between Maine’s libraries.  More...

911 calls pose issues

SCARBOROUGH – echnology has helped emergency responders better serve the communities they are committed to protecting, but improvements in phone technology has, in some cases, made it difficult for Scarborough residents and business owners to r More...

Sacred Stories help students heal

SOUTH PORTLAND – Students will share stories of their journeys to America and the hardships they endured to get here when “Sacred Stories of Immigrants and Refugees” is presented by Rosemarie De Angelis’ Advanced Speaking and More...


Time out is needed

To the editor: South Portland’s City Council meeting Nov. 18 was a successful gathering about having a proposed 180-day moratorium regarding the reversal of the Portland Pipeline More...

Continue support

To the editor: This week, something very positive and encouraging happened for the city of South Portland. Our city council voted in the majority (6 to 1) to take the first step in implementing a moratorium to ban tar sands More...

Council did right thing

To the editor: Last week, the majority of the South Portland City Council wisely chose to support a moratorium to prevent development of infrastructure that would allow the Portland-Montreal Pipe Line More...

Police Notes

Police Notes

South Portland  Sept. 20   Terry Lee Brookshire, 23, of Portland was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon at 5:09 p.m. on Western Avenue.   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...