June 5, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Sustainable SoPo

Dollars and cents of recycling

Earlier this year, when South Portland’s Energy and Recycling Committee set a goal to increase municipal recycling from our current rate of 29 percent to 35 percent by 2017 and 40 percent by 2019, we knew it was going to be a community-wide eff More...

City’s honor guard to appear at Red Sox game

The South Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 1476 Honor Guard will be presenting the colors at Fenway Park for the Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays game on Saturday, June 13 at 1:35 p.m. More...

New England tales to be told at library

Actress Rita Parisi from Waterfall Productions will present “Gothic Victorian Tales by Candlelight” 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 17 at Thomas Memorial Library in Cape Elizabeth.  More...

Exhibit at campus center features rescue animals

A collection of paintings of rescue dogs by Rachel Michaud will be on display at the University of New England’s Biddeford campus center from Thursday, June 4 through Thursday, July 2.  Michaud is the volunteer webmaster of the Pixel Fund, More...

A Window on the Past

Portland Observatory and its role in the city

I read with interest, in a recent National Geographic magazine, what navigating across the country in an airplane was like before all the electronics we have come to depend upon today. More...

Race gets gold level for ‘green’ efforts

The TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race has earned gold for its greening efforts from an international social and environmental assessment organization, race organizers announced Tuesday.  More...

Musically gifted

Cassandra Albano, 16, of South Portland, is an alto singer with Musica de Filia, an all-female choir. More...

‘Moose in Me’ is June 10 at Thomas Memorial Library

Susan Poulin will present, “The Moose in Me, the Moose in You,” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 10 at Thomas Memorial Library in Cape Elizabeth.  More...

CruiseOne aids swab campaign for local girl

CruiseOne franchise owners Jennifer Amnott and Keith Belanger have partnered with international nonprofit organization Delete Blood Cancer DKMS to host a “Swab Voyage” benefit cruise that will raise funds in the work they do to inspire pe More...

Lucky Pup rescues

Claire is a sweetie girl, an 8 to 9 month old beagle who was tied up outside a vet's office when they arrived in the morning. More...