August 22, 2014 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Third generation starts at funeral home

Randall B. Hobbs, grandson of founders Frank Hobbs Sr., and Elizabeth Hobbs, has been named to the staff of the Hobbs Funeral Home as a practitioner trainee. His father, Jeffrey Hobbs, is president and owner.  More...

A Window on the Past

L.C. Andrews Homes

As we wind down our series on catalog homes, this installment introduces a homegrown version of a catalog seller you might have heard of. When I hear the name L.C. Andrews, I think of log homes – which is what may come to mind for you too. 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...

Quartet featured in series

The South Portland Public Library kicks off its third season of the popular After Hours concert series on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Hospice training available this fall

Beacon Hospice is accepting applications for a free 21-hour August/September volunteer training program at the South Portland office, 54 Atlantic Place.  More...

Final concert of summer is Aug. 28

The TML Foundation is sponsoring the final outdoor concert of the summer at Thomas Memorial Library, featuring the Maine Marimba Ensemble. The concert will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 on the library’s front lawn. More...

Photo

The South Portland boys pictured here have become members of Scouting’s National Honor Society, the Order of the Arrow. The purpose of the O.A. More...