October 17, 2014 RSS feed / Community

City actress featured in film to be premiered in LA

BIDDEFORD – A filmmaker who came to Maine for vacation 12 years ago, and never quite left, will premier his feature film, “Tangled 8,” in Los Angeles in January. More...

Crime author to appear at public library

Maine resident and award-winning author Kate Flora will be visiting the South Portland Public Library later this month to talk about her two newest books, “Death Dealer” (September, 2014) and the novel “And Grant You Peace” (O More...

Gym open to women of all ages for baketball

Women’s open gym basketball will be held every Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the South Portland Recreation Center from now until Dec. 18. More...

Soccer team excels in tournament play

The U14 boy’s team of the South Portland Strikers Soccer Club successfully defended their title at the 15th annual Crossroads Challenge Tournament in Gray, over the Columbus Day weekend. More...

A Window on the Past

Moving Day: Broadview Park and Peary Village

Sometimes a gap exists between what you know or have deduced from available facts and what you can prove. Such is the case with my story about moving day at Broadview Park and Peary Village after World War II.  More...

Construction begins on new senior residence

The South Portland Housing Authority (SPHA) held the groundbreaking ceremony for their new 44-unit residential housing building for residents 55 or older, Ridgeland Gardens, on Wednesday, Oct. 8.  More...

SMCC hosts business awards reception

Earlier this month, the city of South Portland Hosted its Inaugural Business Awards Reception at the Southern Maine Community College’s McKernan Center.  More...

Cape Elizabeth celebration begins early

Next year will mark Cape Elizabeth’s 250th anniversary and that’s a “great reason to celebrate,” according to Carrie Dyer, Inn by the Sea general manager. More...

Marie’s Closet raises funds for cancer center

It started four years ago, when Marie Wood felt the need to clean out her closet. She invited the Cancer Community Center Red Hatters to her Cape Elizabeth home for lunch and an informal flea market. More...

College upgrades machining lab

Southern Maine Community College has upgraded its precision machining laboratory with state-ofthe art equipment that gives students the latest technology to train for high-demand jobs that help spur economic development.  SMCC has procured more More...