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Sharing the wealth and the responsibility

Sharing is central to what the library does – we share our collections with you. However, sharing works in several different ways at the library, many of which may not be obvious.  More...

A Window on the Past

Learn early methods of making chocolate

Susan McLellan Plaisted will return to the South Portland Historical Society’s museum to offer another of her popular historic cooking demonstrations from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3.  More...

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...

Farming’s future supported by $1 million donation

An organization aimed at creating the next generation of farmers now has the financial support it needs to continue supporting the creation of organic farms, including Scarborough’s Frith Farm, for the foreseeable future.  More...

Cape gears up for Beach to Beacon

Two of America’s most decorated distance runners – Olympic medalists Meb Keflezighi and Shalane Flanagan – headline a field of world-class athletes who will join top runners in Maine and across New England in Cape Elizabeth Saturday More...

Letters

Council didn’t see truth

To the editor: The South Portland City Council made the wrong decision last Monday when members voted to ban the bulk loading of crude oil in our port. Supporters believe that the crude that would come through the pipeline More...

SNAP is not city’s decision

To the editor:  A few weeks ago I wrote about the lack of SNAP acceptance  at the South Portland Farmers Market, and the detrimental effect this is having on some of South Portland’s most vulnerable residents, as well as decreasing po More...

Reader sees it a different way

To the editor:   During the past several weeks, I have watched some of the comments about the city council’s action regarding the tar sand ordinance with puzzlement. More...