May 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Sex offender ordinance passed

SOUTH PORTLAND — It may have taken two hours for the South Portland City Council to debate a Main Street zoning issue, but it dispatched the question of where sex offenders can live in a matter of minutes.   More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Former rep endorses candidate - June 9th, 2018 - 3:50pm
Vote for change - June 9th, 2018 - 3:49pm
City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:48pm
City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:38pm
Council tables propane moratorium 'indefinitely' - December 10th, 2015 - 10:45am
Shooting suspects arrested in South Portland - March 13th, 2015 - 10:42am
SoPo says no - July 16th, 2014 - 9:10am
6-Year-Old Assaulted in South Portland - September 17th, 2013 - 3:30pm


Fly zone

The Bug Light Kite Festival will be held 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 24 at Bug Light Park. More...

Library Links

Reaching beyond

In previous columns I have written about the level of access to library services made possible by our two library locations in South Portland.  More...

Celebrating Local Businesses

Bayley’s Lobster Pound Generations Providing Quality Seafood More...

A 4-3 vote kills zoning change

SOUTH PORTLND — At South Portland’s Congregation Bet Ha’am, a Reform Jewish synagogue described last year by the Huffington Post as one of the “50 most stunning” temples in the world, there is a relic that is even more s More...

STRIVE aims for mix of activities

Dance serves as prom for those who didn’t have one

SOUTH PORTLAND – Kids who may not attend their high school’s prom got a special night of their own when STRIVE of Greater Portland held its Spring Fling last week.  Located at 28 Foden Road, STRIVE helps mentally and physically chall More...


‘Fuel makes it all possible’

To the editor:   For more than a century, South Portland’s working waterfront has been Maine’s most important link to global energy markets. More...

Teacher should be passed over

To the editor: I wish I could say I am surprised that the uproar has not been more deafening over the South Portland School Board’s proposal to swap Small Elementary’s successful principal, Bonnie Hicks, with Kaler Elementary’s perennial failure, Dia More...

Secrecy allowed, not required

To the editor:   The common misconception is that government officials are prohibited by law from discussing in public the details of a previous closed-door meeting.  Not true in almost every instance.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

The Sentry accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please email your listing to and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...