September 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Letters

Resident thanks council

To the editor:   I am writing in response to the two long and rambling letters that recently appeared in the Sentry. I disagree with the content and the tone of these letters. More...

Council did the right thing

To the editor:   I’d like to respond to two weeks of letters to the editor critical of the city council’s vote, limiting oil and gas infrastructure expansion on South Portland’s waterfront.  More...

City took a stand

To the editor: During the campaign last year leading up to the vote on the Waterfront Protection Ordinance, the corporations opposing the ordinance swayed public opinion by spending more than $600,000 (about $135 for each no vote) on misleading ads a 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...

Casco Bay Many stories to be told

There’s a new website making waves in and around Casco Bay.  The Casco Bay Stories project is a new way to get connected, learn and share what fun can be had in and around one of Maine’s best-known bays.  More...

Students start out a step ahead of peers

SOUTH PORTLAND – For the last two weeks, while many recent high school graduates were enjoying the end of summer, 16 Portland public schools graduates were positioning themselves for a better future. More...

Community

What is the city’s oldest business?

With Legion Square Market celebrating its 75th anniversary this year — which could be pushed to 77 years if one counts the two years it operated under a different name — it’s natural to ask, “What is the oldest business in Sou More...

Church to celebrate 175th anniversary

Peoples United Methodist Church plans a week of celebration beginning Sunday, Sept. 7 as members invite the community to share in the 175th anniversary of the first class meeting that grew into this faith community.  More...

A Window on the Past

Frank T. Palmer’s Elm Street Garage

Many buildings in South Portland over the last 100 years or so have gone through one transformation or another.  More...