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APRIL IS... Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month

What is Parkinson’s disease?   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...

Man has guilt, PTSD after abuse

SOUTH PORTLAND — When Richard “Rick” Alexander was a young boy growing up on Beauford Street in South Portland in the 1970s, he dreamed of one day becoming a pilot, or better yet, an astronaut. More...

Business friendly designation lost

SOUTH PORLAND — Since March 2012, thirty-one Maine municipalities have been certified as “business friendly communities” under a program launched by Gov. Paul LePage to spur economic growth. On Feb. More...

Letters

Pesticides harmful to children

To the editor: The World Health Organization has recently stated that pesticides may contribute to the development of cancer in humans. More...

Sawyer Street resident concerned

To the editor: I am writing as a concerned resident of Sawyer Street in South Portland, in relation to the Martin’s Point proposal for the Hamlin School property. More...

Community

AG looks at cases that span decades

BIDDEFORD – Amidst recent allegations of child sex abuse by two former police officers, several men who allege they were abused are questioning whether the Attorney General’s Office was negligent in prosecuting the officers after earlier More...

Accused man not found in city employment records

SOUTH PORTLAND — One of the most concerning allegations made by South Portland resident Richard Alexander, at least so far as his fellow city residents may be concerned, is that he was raped inside a Knightville firehouse by a member of the Sou More...

A Window on the Past

Photos donated to historical society

The South Portland Historical Society would like to thank Jeff Hobbs of Hobbs Funeral Home for his recent donation of a collection of historic photographic images of South Portland. Most of the collection centers around the Soule family.  More...