February 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News Updates

Community

Focus on Wildlife

Sponsor injured turtle

This snapping turtle was admitted to the Center for Wildlife in September after being hit by a car. More...

Library Links

Retro propaganda posters are library decor

If you’ve been in South Portland’s Main Library, you may have noticed hanging on the wall alongside the circulation desk, some of our rotating collection of framed, reading-themed, prints. More...

A Window on the Past

Fairchild Semiconductor brought city to forefront

I am reading a book about Henry Ford that a good friend picked up for me at the Friends of the Library Book Sale.  More...

Book details plight of the Maine Irish

SOUTH PORTLAND – While most boys his age were playing soccer and building forts, 8-year-old Matthew Jude Barker enjoyed spending his time in cemeteries, copying gravestone inscriptions of deceased relatives. Decades later, it paid off.  More...

Longtime Cape residents have Valentine’s formula

CAPE ELIZABETH – Frank Ham said he’s made some mistakes in his life, but marrying his wife of 45 years is one of the things he got right.  “There’s nothing I could buy her because she’s just so wonderful. More...

Letters

Tar sands presentation was eye opening

To the editor:   This past Friday I attended Tar Sands Exposed, held by 350 MAINE at the University of Southern Maine. More...

Debate was worse than thought

To the editor:   Like many of us in South Portland, I’m proud of the heroics of our residents and city council and I’m cheering for the new draft ordinance committee as it works to strike the right balance between our industrial need More...

Consider all facts

To the editor:   When I was in school, my teachers taught me to be suspicious of any argument that is presented as an “either/ or” choice between two simple options.  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 editor@inthesentry.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...