May 15, 2015 RSS feed / Community

NGL issue takes another turn

SOUTH PORTAND — While the city continues to negotiate with a company hoping to build a propane storage complex at Rigby Yards, a project stalled over claims it conflicts with city code, it’s been revealed that another site already operate More...

Concert is last in After Hours series

South Portland Public Library finishes this season’s series of free after-hours events with The Casco Bay Tummlers, who will perform an evening of soulful, grooving Klezmer tunes and wailing Balkan music from Eastern Europe and beyond. More...

Walk-in law office opens in So. Portland

Legal-Ease, the state’s first walk-in, full service law practice, opened recently at Mallside Plaza, 198 Maine Mall Road in South Portland.  Legal-Ease combines features of a traditional law practice with features of a virtual or Internet More...

Alumni Band to perform May 16

The Alumni Band of Biddeford/Saco will perform its annual “Mike Drapeau Scholarship Concert” under the direction of Jeanne MacDonald-Johnson at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 16 at First Parish Congregational Church on Beach Street in Saco. More...

A Window on the Past

Program: Technology brings past to life

On Wednesday, May 20, South Portland Historical Society will hold its annual meeting at the South Portland Community Center on Nelson Road. More...

Play ball

For more than 35 years, Hobbs Funeral Home has supported a Little League/T-Ball team for area youth. More...

Sustainable SoPo

Why recycle?

In March, the South Portland Energy and Recycling Committee set a goal to make South Portland a regional leader in recycling by increasing the city’s recycling rate (currently 28 percent) to 35 percent by 2017 and to 40 percent by 2019. More...

Memorial Day events planned

The South Portland War Veteran’s Memorial Association, which includes VFW Post 832 and American Legion Post 35 will gather at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 23 at VFW Post 832, 50 Peary Terrace, to flag the city’s five cemeteries. More...

Estate planning is subject of seminar

Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution and South Portland Elder Law LLC are hosting three free estate planning seminars this month. More...

Farm Stand receives awards

The Farm Stand in South Portland received the “Best Start-Up” award from the Portland Phoenix on May 1 for what the publication called a “humbler and more honest” business approach.  More...

Lucky Pup rescues

Elvis is a spunky 11-year-old Yorkshire terrier with a ton of charm and personality. Unfortunately, due to his family having some health issues, they were unable to keep him. More...

Giving back: Holy Cross School helps students, school

When Holy Cross Catholic School Principal Christine L’AbbĂ© visited a village school during an African safari in March, she didn’t expect to discover an opportunity to teach her students in South Portland about generosity, friendship and w More...

University hires new athletic director

University of New England President Dr. Danielle N. Ripich announced the appointment of Jack McDonald to the position of associate vice president and director of athletics.  More...