March 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Construction ahead

SOUTH PORTLAND – The South Portland City Council on March 17 awarded two construction bids that will launch a multi-year sewer upgrade project in Thornton Heights and Pleansantdale that will eventually lead to a reconfiguration of Route 1 throu More...

News Updates

Health & Medical

HEALTH & MEDICAL

Providing home care for you and your loved ones   More...

Community

South Portland signs new contract with parks, public works employees

SOUTH PORTLAND – The South Portland City Council on March 17 approved a new deal with 30 employees of the park and public works departments who have been working without a contract since July 2012.  More...

In the News

New restaurant slated to open   The South Portland City Council on March 17 approved a food establishment license for Los Tapatios II, a Mexican restaurant scheduled to open by the end of the month at the 671 Main St. More...

Proposed tax bills could rise 4 percent

SOUTH PORTLAND — Officials in South Portland have released preliminary budget proposals for the coming fiscal year, to start July 1, that, if adopted, would drive local tax bills up 3.91 percent.  More...

Cape denies claim of harassment

CAPE ELIZABETH — A public works watchdog with a history of filing complaints against a supervisor in Cape Elizabeth has renewed his claim that public vehicles are being improperly used in South Portland.  More...

South Portland sets senior circuit breaker

SOUTH PORTLAND – The South Portland City Council on March 17 unanimously amended the city’s Property Tax Assistance Ordinance to once again authorize a local program created in 2012 to offer rebates to qualifying senior citizens. More...

New rules for property sales likely on horizon

SOUTH PORTLAND – Following a March 10 workshop and a March 17 first ordinance reading, the South Portland City Council is on track to eliminate rules requiring it to use a public bid process when selling city-owned property. More...

Letters

Youth should be noted

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Everyone can check the facts

To the editor:   John Quinn’s letter last week, purporting to clear up some details, really illustrated how it’s not just profit and greed that motivates big oil’s PR push to bury the truth about its plans to pump tar sands thr More...

Major would be missed

To the editor:   When I received an email late Friday evening stating that the current major I am enrolled in may no longer exist after the University of Southern Maine made some serious budget cuts, I immediately began to think of ways to try t More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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