August 15, 2014 RSS feed / Community

South Portland runner inspires

Sue McCarthy, 51, a South Portland masters sprinter, took home five medals (one gold, four silver and one bronze) at the recent 2014 Outdoor United States Track and Field Masters Outdoor National Championships in North Carolina last month in the 50 t More...

SMCC gives leg up

A diverse group of 16 recent high school graduates from Portland public schools are getting a head start on their college careers with guidance from a designated success coach thanks to a new program at Southern Maine Community College called MySucce More...

ETA to start monthly series

Discovering the southern Eastern Trail monthly ride series will begin and finish at 59 Main St. in North Berwick (dirt parking lot next to railroad tracks and Hussey Seating) Saturday, Aug. 16. Registration will start at 8:15 a.m. More...

City champs

Team Portland Winnelson are South Portland 9/10 Majors Softball City Champions. More...

A Window on the Past

Gordon-Van Tine: Craftsman Homes

When it comes to Craftsman-style mail order homes from the early 1900s, the name Gordon–Van Tine should be just as well-known as Sears, Montgomery Ward, or Aladdin. More...

‘Survivor’ to help nonprofit raise money

South Portland resident Bob Crowley, winner of TV’s “Survivor: Gabon,” will host the second annual Durham Warriors Survival Challenge to benefit the Durham Warriors Project, a nonprofit group that allows disabled veterans and other More...

College renames science program

Southern Maine Community College has renamed its composites program to reflect the way the program has evolved. More...

Vocal screening scheduled

The Tri City Community Chorus invites any singers interested in joining to a vocal screening for all voice parts Monday evening, Aug. 18, at the Masonic Hall, third floor of the Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution, 252 Main St., Saco. More...

Area restaurant wins award

The American Culinary Federation, the nation’s premier organization of professional chefs, honored David’s 388 of South Portland with an Achievement of Excellence Award at the 2014 National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, last month. More...

Library Links

The joy of browsing

The layout of the current Thomas Memorial Library – essentially two buildings joined by two corridors to a lobby area – has necessitated a creative use of space for us librarians. More...

Golf scramble set for Aug. 15

The eighth annual Jeff King Memorial Golf Scramble will be held at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15 at Val Halla Golf Course in Cumberland. More...