June 27, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Library Links

Summer reading: more than just reading

In the Library Links column a few weeks back, I gave a general overview of the library’s various summer reading programs, which are now underway. More...

Cumberland County center to be re-named

Cross Insurance, a subsidiary of Cross Financial Corp. More...

Concert at library features Irish music

THIS!  The INTO  Thomas Memorial Library will offer a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 8 featuring Belfast Brogue, a pub-style Irish music band comprised of award-winning singer/songrwiter Jud Caswell and percussionist Alfred Lund. More...

SMCC announces spring semester dean’s list

Southern Maine Community College announced that more than 1,500 students have made the spring semester dean’s list. Those from the Sentry’s coverage area include:   More...

Dollars for Scholars reaches milestone

With the awarding of $35,000 in scholarships to members of the South Portland High School class of 2014, South Portland High School Dollars For Scholars has awarded a total of $119,400 to 328 graduates since its first awards in 2008.  More...

A Window on the Past

Benjamin Franklin, antique cars and Summer in Maine Auction, all at barbecue on July 4

Please join the South Portland Historical Society on the Fourth of July for some fun activities as we celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s independence.  More...

Historical society fundraiser is July 1

Otto Pizza will donate a percentage of all proceeds made at the 159 Cottage Road, South Portland location, to the South Portland Historical Society from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 1. This includes take out, delivery or dine in. More...

Native sweeps band competition

Vocalist/songwriter and South Portland native Sean Murray had high hopes when his band, Fancy Reagan, submitted their original video of “Stay” online and entered the “Make A Band Famous” competition sponsored by VH1 and Republ More...

Volunteers needed for Cape’s B2B race

Volunteers are needed for the TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race on Saturday, Aug. 2, as well as in the days leading up to the event.  More...

Area baykeeper honored with national award

Joe Payne, who has worked to improve water quality in Maine’s Casco Bay for more than 22 years, was presented with the 2014 River Hero Award on June 2 at a banquet attended by 700 water advocates from around the world. More...

Bug Light Festival is Aug. 16 in South Portland

South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Buy Local will hold its second annual Bug Light Festival 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 at Bug Light Park in South Portland. More...