February 6, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Prime wants to buy property for parking

A plan for Prime Motor Group to expand its parking lot and showroom area was passed on to the Planning Board at the Town Council’s Jan. More...

Calvary completes repository

Officials from Calvary Cemetery, located at 1461 Broadway in South Portland, announced the completion of a new columbarium, an above-ground repository for human ashes. The columbarium at the central pieta statue includes 716 cremation niches.  More...

Festival rescheduled for this weekend

The South Portland Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Department, along with The Rotary Club of South Portland- Cape Elizabeth rescheduled the third annual WinterFest for Friday, Feb. 6 and Saturday, Feb. 7. More...

SMCC releases Dean’s List

Southern Maine Community College announced that more than 1,300 students have made the fall semester Dean’s List. The following students from the Sentry’s coverage area were named to the list:   More...

SPHS musicians win awards

The South Portland High School Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo attended the Berklee High School Jazz Festival held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts recently. More...

Canines to be honored

The American Cancer Society will hold its annual Bark For Life event on Sunday, May 3 at Bug Light Park in South Portland. The fundraising event honors the lifelong contributions of canine caregivers to cancer survivors. More...

Business Briefs

Harvey Melnick, head behavioral coach at Aucocisco Coaching in Cape Elizabeth, had an article published in Volume 18 of the Gestalt Review, a professional, peer reviewed journal of the Gestalt International Study Center in South Wellfleet, Massachuse More...

A Window on the Past

Thornton Heights Hose Company No. 6

For readers who remember the recent closure of Broadway during major re-construction on the section between Cash Corner and the golf course, you can truly understand the definition of frustration. More...

Lucky Pup Rescues

Roxy was surrendered as the owner was planning to shoot her because she is naughty with the chickens, so thank goodness the animal control officer was able to talk him out of killing the dog. More...

Library Links

Winter tidbits

The winter months are often a period of low-key business for the library, where we simply do our best to get the place open on snowy days while we wait (seemingly, forever) for spring to come along. More...

Rotary helps veterans

Hundreds of Maine’s homeless veterans need not only shelter but food and medical care and jobs. And those who are in transitional housing badly need many standard household items.  More...

Grief support available

A grief support group starts Monday, Feb. 23 and will meet six Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to noon at VNA Home Health Hospice, 50 Foden Road, South Portland.  More...

Skater earns gold medal

Cape Elizabeth High School Sophomore Rose Punsky, daughter of Val and Bill Punsky, earned one of the United States Figure Skating Association’s highest testing distinctions when she passed the Senior Moves in the Field test in December 2014, wh More...

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Three South Portland students spent less than six hours on Jan. 24 black belt testing in Shotokan Karate at Dragon Fire Martial Arts in South Portland. More...

Explore flower meanings for Valentine giving...

Come mid-February, florist delivery trucks can be seen making the rounds through neighborhoods all across the country. More...