July 11, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Council forms preservation committee

Although members of the South Portland City Council often complain about having too few volunteers, members voted July 7 to create a new nine-member panel.  More...

Library Links

A busy place

Saturdays are one of the busiest days at my library, and this past Saturday, being just after a holiday, was crazy busy. In fact, any day either before or after a holiday is guaranteed to be a whirlwind of activity at the library. More...

News Briefs

City ramps up handicapped access   The process of installing a handicapped ramp at a home or business in South Portland promises to soon get much easier.  On Monday, the city council voted unanimously to “opt-in” to a new state More...

A Window on the Past

Bix Furniture Stripping

My first boss was Earle Angell, who some folks may have known for his many years of service with the fire department or the Bix Furniture Stripping business he operated at 158 Pickett St. I didn’t work for him at Bix, however. More...