March 21, 2014 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Library Links

Celebrating literacy

One of my great pleasures working in the library is getting to know so many interesting residents, many of whom are happy to share their stories with our community through library programs. More...

Authors to share stories at library

Maine authors John Ford and Mark Nickerson will speak at Thomas Memorial Library in Cape Elizabeth at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25. More...

Jazz bands take top honors at recent festival

The Maine State High School Instrumental Jazz Festival, hosted by Hampden Academy on March 14 and 15, brought schools from Caribou to York and across the state, to a two-day festival of music and competition. 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...

Resident to run Boston Marathon

South Portland resident Jackie Ward will run as a member of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team in the 118th Boston Marathon┬«.  More...

A Window on the Past

Memorials and Markers: Roger Roscoe

If you are a creature of habit like me, you may look forward to seeing the same smiling face hand you your morning coffee at the local coffee shop or you steer your grocery cart to a particular check out person each week at the grocery store. More...

Students to compete in culinary competition

For culinary students hoping to one day earn the title “chef” and survive in the professional kitchen, it is important to have fundamental cooking skills, but possessing culinary knowledge is also key. More...