June 12, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Testing prompts changes to school curriculum

SOUTH PORTLAND — While a $1.6 million improvement grant appears to be helping one “failing” elementary school in South Portland, falling scores elsewhere have prompted a sweeping change in science curriculum.  More...

City to hold July 4 event

The city of South Portland has announced that Town and Country Federal Credit Union will sponsor the city’s second annual “South Portland Family 4th” at Bug Light Park on Saturday, July 4. More...

A fond farewell

As Richard Matthews, chairman of the South Portland Board of Education looks on Monday, Superintendent Suzanne Godin, wearing a chef's apron presented to her by the board, inspects a cook book given More...

Beach to Beacon needs volunteers

The TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race is looking for volunteers to help staff its greening program at this year’s race on Saturday, Aug. 1 in Cape Elizabeth. More...

Event aims to clean up river

Officials from Saco River Salmon Hatchery are organizing a Saco River trash drive 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 25, over the 9.3 mile stretch of the river from Skelton Dam in Buxton to Cataract Dams in Biddeford/Saco. More...

‘Dollars for scholars’ awarded

South Portland High School Dollars for Scholars awarded a total of $79,950 to the class of 2015.  More...

Council resolves to keep chiefs on duty

BIDDEFORD – Longtime resident Laura Seaver said she’s tired of city hall being “hijacked” by “one quarter of 1 percent” of the city’s population who are asking that the chief and deputy chief be put on paid a More...

Law and You

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SHAHEEN & GORDON, P.A.   Smith & Elliott has merged with Shaheen & Gordon, but our dedication to our Maine clients remains the same.  More...

School budgets approved by wide margins

SOUTH PORTLAND/CAPE ELIZABETH – In light traffic at the polls Tuesday, voters approved nearly $70 million in spending on public education in South Portland and Cape Elizabeth.  More...

A Window on the Past

Cofferdam construction at Cumberland Shipyard

At the South Portland Historical Society’s museum at Bug Light Park, the main exhibit room features an exhibit that covers 100 years of shipbuilding history in our city, from 1845 to 1945. More...

Painting donated to area school

Friends, family and admirers of nationally recognized, local artist Paul Black gathered in the Learning Commons of South Portland High School for the unveiling of an original painting, “Casco Bay Bridge at Sunset.”  More...

Church offers Bible school

First Congregational Church, UCC in South Portland will host its first Vacation Bible School program in mid- June. The half-day camp runs from June 22-26, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. More...

Race for Cash is June 27

Registration is open for the 11th annual Captain Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K/3Mile Walk, also called the Run for Cash. More...

Poised for success

South Portland High School Guidance Counselor Tom Bradford hands out one of 128 $500 checks from theSPHS Dollars or Scholars program, part of $79,950 in grants given by the organization to the class More...

Photo

“Casco Bay Bridge at Sunset,” by Paul Black. More...