March 20, 2015 RSS feed / Community

In the News

A South Portland man has been arrested and charged with sending and receiving child pornography following an investigation by the State Police Computer Crimes Unit More...

South Portland council to revise open space plan

SOUTH PORTLAND — A series of stalemates over public property in South Portland has prompted city officials to suggest it might be time to update a 2001 Open Space Strategic Plan.  “I think it’s a pressing issue. More...

A Window on the Past

A look at Civil Defense in South Portland

Craig Skelton started some historic research a few months ago on early ambulance service in South Portland and it has been very interesting to look into this aspect of our community’s past. More...

The sound of music

Above, Alext Quinn, a senior, on the flugal.  Right, ninth-grader  Josh Hysson practices the saxaphone in preparation for the  South Portland High  More...

Film about lumbermen to be screened in Cape

“In The Blood,” by filmmaker and composer Sumner McKane, is a documentary film and multimedia presentation that illustrates the life, history and character of turn-of-the-century Maine lumbermen and river drivers by creating a virtual jou More...

Classic grows to sold-out status from modest revival

KENNEBUNK/BIDDEFORD — As city resident Jen Small jogged down the Eastern Train in Biddeford Monday, the path, just beginning to thaw from its deep freeze, barely registered an impression. More...

Clarification

The South Portland location for Martin's Point Health Care houses five health care providers, not five practices, as stated in last week's article, "Martin's Point has plans for city office."   More...

SMCC students complete hospitality program

Ten Portland residents have completed Southern Maine Community College’s Hospitality and Customer Service Rising Stars Academy, giving them skills that are in demand by Maine hospitality businesses.  More...

Runners register in record time

The TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race registered 4,000 runners in a record-setting four minutes 15 seconds last Friday and those still looking for a spot at the start line began entering the lottery.  More...