July 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Signatures submitted, pot debate continues

SOUTH PORTLAND — Talk of legalizing marijuana in South Portland became a reality Monday when propot advocates submitted a petition to allow recreational use by adults.  Modeled on a similar measure approved last fall in Portland by 67 perc More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

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

Health & Medical


Providing home care for you and your loved ones At New England Family Healthcare, we strive to provide the best in-home services for you or your loved ones at affordable rates. Since 2001, 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...

Looking for a good home

SOUTH PORTLAND – Padding across the wellmanicured lawn toward Mary Ann, it is easy to see that someone is bound to fall in love with her. More...

City to defy governor’s welfare order

SOUTH PORTLAND — While Portland and Westbrook have joined a Maine Municipal Association lawsuit against the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, in which they ask the court to toss out a new state policy denying welfare to illegal imm More...


Column didn’t make sense

To the editor:   As a longtime supporter of fair chase hunting, I take issue with the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s Wildlife Division director’s article “Baiting Makes Woods Safer For All” (Maine Voices, P More...

Reader calls for resignation

To the editor:  Lovett’s Field, Danforth Cove and Willard neighborhoods, I am asking Michael Pock to resign from the city council as he has brought his own personal agenda to the city council rather than to represent the residents of Distr More...


Services on public access, Internet

This spring Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene expanded its ministry via video and Internet technology. More...

Vacation Bible School in Cape starts Aug. 4

The Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene will host its annual Vacation Bible School during the first full week of August (Aug. 4-8).  More...

A Window on the Past

A fond remembrance of Fred H. Hale Sr.

Our story this week is about a longtime resident of this city who passed away when he was 113. One period of time I find of great interest is the early part of the 20th century. More...