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News Updates

Health & Medical

HEALTH & MEDICAL

Rolnick Chiropractic Dr. Ellie’s Health Tips: As most of us know, regular exercise is essential for improving and maintaining overall health. More...

Community

In the News

Personnel issues   The South Portland City Council on Monday adopted several changes to a 78-page personnel policy for nonunion employees, but shied away from amending one section that gave the city legal fits in the recent past.  More...

Voters will decide if pot allowed in South Portland

SOUTH PORTLAND — Although they held their collective noses while doing so, the South Portland City Council voted unanimously Monday to send a proposal to decriminalize marijuana to the public for a Nov. 4 referendum vote.  More...

Cape farms included in book

Mary Quinn Doyle, a Maine writer, photographer and certified teacher, volunteered to travel throughout Maine over the past two years visiting 178 farms. More...

Jim Gailey named Manager-of-the-Year

SOUTH PORTLAND — When South Portland City Manager Jim Gailey was a young boy, growing up in the Meeting House Hill neighborhood and attending Roosevelt Elementary School, his life’s goal was to ride a garbage truck.  More...

City to solicit defense funds

SOUTH PORTLAND — Convinced that a recent vote to ban diluted bitumen, or “tar sands,” from South Portland will prompt a costly industry lawsuit, city councilors have agreed to solicit donations for a legal defense fund.  More...

Letters

Reader agrees

To the editor:   I must say that I was surprised to see the two letters to the editor in the Aug. 15 Sentry.  More...

Debates are needed

To the editor:   I think it is about time for a debate or debates. November is not that far off. I would like to hear what the candidates for governor have to say and where they want to take our state of Maine.  More...

To the right

To the editor:   Mr. Don Russell got it 100 percent correct in his letter to the editor in last week’s Sentry.  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...