February 28, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Ballet class for adults much more than dance

SOUTH PORTLAND – The South Portland Community Center is offering twice-a-week ballet classes for adult women, thanks to Ruth Ann Brinkler. More...

Stuff the Bus

Right, Tracey Merrill, Shirley Mooers, Sybil Reimensnider (of South Portland Food Cupboard) and Ilse Yanis, of the South Portland Sunrise Rotary Club are off to a good start with a "Stuff the Bus" fo More...

Spring Point Ledge Light Trust releases training guide

In its constant quest for better methods of training its volunteer staff and tour guides, the Spring Point Ledge Light Trust released its updated 2014 edition of its iPad-based docent training manual for Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse in South Portlan More...

Credit unions surpass goal

More than 100 representatives from Maine’s credit unions were joined by Sue Mitchell, a character from “The Blind Side,” who was portrayed in the film by Oscar-winner Kathy Bates, in announcing that the 2013 Maine Credit Unions&rsqu More...

A Window on the Past

Goodwin’s Red and White Market

If you’ve been around South Portland for any amount of time, I’d be surprised if you don’t know Lu Schurman. More...

Family Fun Day planning kicks off in Cape

Family Fun Day is alive and well, and planning for this year’s event is well underway. More...

Library Links

The public library: returning value to the community

With the municipal budget season fast approaching, the finances of the library – and how the library fits into the larger city operation – is much on my mind. More...

Cape students participate in museum exhibit

In celebration of National Youth Art Month, during March, the Portland Museum of Art, in collaboration with Maine Art Education Association, has organized an exhibition of artwork created by Maine art students. More...

My Sister’s Keeper to hold training in March

My Sister’s Keeper, a mentoring ministry for women in transition from correctional institutions, will facilitate a mentor training session for interested mentors and community volunteers 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

New Hampshire artist will exhibit in April

Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth, will exhibit watercolor collage and acrylic paintings by Bill Earnshaw during April.  More...

Choir girl

South Portland resident Cassandra Albano, a freshman at Merriconeag Waldorf High School in New Gloucester, has been accepted into Musica de Filia’s Concert Choir. More...

Focus on Wildlife

Sponsor flying squirrel

Though they do not hibernate, flying squirrels seek out warm, dark and quiet places to spend the winter huddled together in groups. More...