June 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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South Portland graduates

Left, a few of the 191 students in the South Portland High School graduating class of 2014 take a moment to bask in the glow of success while diplomas are handed out during graduation ceremonies held More...

Cape Elizabeth graduates

Top, members of the Cape Elizabeth High School Class of 2014 perform a musical medley during graduation ceremonies held Sunday at Fort Williams Park. More...

In the News

Summer school programs to continue The South Portland School Department has been awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant under the federal 21st Century Community Learning Center program to continue afterschool and summer enrichment programing at Kaler a More...

Cape teen tries to pass for officer

CAPE ELIZABETH — While imitation may be the purest form of flattery, a 17-year-old Cape Elizabeth boy learned that imitating a police officer is the surest way to earn a summons.  More...

‘Failing’ school granted $1.6 million

SOUTH PORTLAND – After receiving a grade of F from the Maine Department of Education two years in a row, the James Otis Kaler Community School of Inquiry and Exploration in South Portland has been given $1.6 million to help bolster student test More...

S. Portland does about face on zoning issue

SOUTH PORTLND — In a surprise move, the South Portland City Council has reconsidered its May 19 decision to kill a zoning proposal that would have cleared the way for a Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant on the corner of Main and Westbrook Streets More...

Letters

Isn’t it ironic?

To the editor:   Does anyone else find it ironic that most of the letters to the editor in the Sentry that are in favor of bringing tar sands through South Portland are written by people who do not actually live in South Portland? More...

Don’t let in clouds

To the editor: Recently, the South Portland City Council unanimously approved a resolution opposing marijuana legalization. This naïve and dangerous decision arose from fear and misunderstanding, and seems grossly out of step with community sentiment More...

Do it for the children

To the editor:  The Draft Ordinance Committee has it  right when it says that the city of South Portland can prevent tar sands operations through use of its broad home rule authority and general police powers.   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 editor@inthesentry.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...