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Former rep endorses candidate - June 9th, 2018 - 3:50pm
Vote for change - June 9th, 2018 - 3:49pm
City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:48pm
City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:38pm
Council tables propane moratorium 'indefinitely' - December 10th, 2015 - 10:45am
Shooting suspects arrested in South Portland - March 13th, 2015 - 10:42am
SoPo says no - July 16th, 2014 - 9:10am
6-Year-Old Assaulted in South Portland - September 17th, 2013 - 3:30pm


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...

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...


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 and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...