April 18, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Cape bans smoking from Fort Williams

The Cape Elizabeth Town Council voted 6-1 on Monday, April 14, to ban smoking, including of so-called electronic cigarettes, from Fort Williams Park. More...

Library Links

If it’s April, it’s about poetry

You may be aware that April is National Poetry Month, a time when, according to the Academy of American Poets, “schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers and poets throughout the United States band together to celebrate poetry and its vital p More...

A Window on the Past

Ambassador of Willard Beach: Chick Wilder

Chick Wilder never slept, so says Russ Lunt. He worked at the railroad at night and spent all day at Willard Beach. More...

SMCC, Wex, join to offer meals to community residents

Southern Maine Community College students are helping  bring together communities with their cooking through a new scholarship offered by WEX Inc. More...

Scholarship available for seniors

South Portland High School seniors are encouraged to apply for the 2014 Dollars for Scholars scholarship online at http://southportlandhs.dollarsforscholars.org. The deadline is Thursday, May 1. More...

Worship to feature special musical

A performance of Benjamin Britten’s Canticle III will be the focus of worship at Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church’s Good Friday service at 7 p.m. on April 18. The public is invited.  More...

Clean up beach

Inn by the Sea’s annual Earth Day celebration and beach cleanup will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 29. The public is welcome to join 45 local students who will be hand to help clean Crescent Beach with inn staff.  More...

Dogs recognized at cancer awareness event

Dogs are the unnoticed caregivers who give a special kind of support for cancer patients. More...

South Portland runner brings home gold

South Portland resident Sue McCarthy, 50, earned three  individual gold medals from the National Masters Track and Field Championships in Boston March 14-16. McCarthy also won gold in the 4x200 relay in her age group (50 to 54). More...