May 2, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Free Comic Book day celebrated

SOUTH PORTLAND – Newbury Comics, located at the Maine Mall, is bracing itself for a busy day for the 13th annual Free Comic Book Day. More...

Students grow newly developed plants

Southern Maine Community College students are growing newly developed varieties of tomatoes, petunias and other vegetables and flowers as part of a national program to introduce new plants to home gardeners.  More...

Clean up continues

The Long Creek Watershed Management District is responsible for cleaning up Long Creek and as part of that effort and their next project will add 62 trees along Gorham Road in South Portland. More...

Area student to debut film

South Portland student Michael Zarate, filmmaker and founder of MicZilla Productions, will debut his first film “Stonemoss Massacre” at Nickelodeon Cinemas Thursday, May 8 in Portland.  More...

Celebrating More Than Moms on Mother’s Day

Every spring individuals celebrate their mothers on Mother’s Day. It has evolved from a day to honor mothers to one that recognizes all special women. More...

Library Links

Book groups: sharing the experience of reading

(The following column didn’t run in its entirety last week and is being published again.)   More...

Sculpture raffle will benefit trust

The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust in conjunction with its seventh annual Paint for Preservation Wet Paint event on July 13 has begun selling raffle tickets for an original granite sculpture, courtesy of June LaCombe. More...

Spring Point Ledge Light trust announces new web site

The Spring Point Ledge Light Trust, which maintains and preserves the  Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse in South Portland, announces its newly designed and updated web site, www.springpointlight.org.   More...

ET annual meeting is May 15

The Eastern Trail Alliance, an organization committed to the creation of a trail from Kittery to South Portland, willholditsannualmeeting5to8p.m.Thursday,May15 at Old Marsh Country Club in Wells.  More...

Photos

Heather Johnson of South Portland, easily took won the womens' division and took second overall with a time of 19:43 at Sunday's Memorial Middle School 5K. (Kevin A. Byron photo) More...

A Window on the Past

Museum features new neighborhood exhibits

The South Portland Historical Society has just opened its Cushing’s Point Museum at Bug Light Park for the 2014 season. More...