July 17, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Cancer center, Hannaford to offer healthy eating programs

In an effort to expand nutrition programming for adults affected by cancer, the Cancer Community Center in South Portland is partnering with Hannaford dieticians to provide in-store educational experiences. More...

Fishing tourney is between police, fire

Port Harbor Marine will host a tournament between South Portland police and South Portland Fire Department, the “Guns & Hoses” fishing challenge. The inaugural event will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. More...

CODERED alert gets computer capability

The CODERED alert system instituted last month by the Cumberland County Regional Communications Center, or 911 emergency dispatch center, in Portland has been updated to also send messages to Cumberland County residents who use voice over Internet pr More...

A Window on the Past

Origins of Fort Preble

Originally built in 1808, Fort Preble was one of several military installations guarding the approach to Portland Harbor. The fort was named for Commodore Edward Preble. More...

Meeting focuses on genealogy networking

Greater Portland Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society will hold a meeting at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 at LDS Church, 29 Ocean House Road in Cape Elizabeth. The meeting will focus on genealogy and Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. More...

SMCC accepting nominations for 2015 Hall of Fame Class

Southern Maine Community College is accepting nominations for its annual Athletics Hall of Fame. More...

September festival organization begins

Melissa Cookson and Karen Schilling have been named co-chairmen of Fight Back Festival 2015, to be held Saturday, September 26 at Pineland Farms. More...

Sustainable SoPo

Where does our waste go? Answer may surprise

Do we really give much thought to where our trash and recycling goes once it leaves the curb? Do you ever wonder how all that mixed recycling could possibly get sorted? Is it done by human hands? By machines? More...

Longtime eye doctor moves out of city

For the past 25 years, Dr. Mark Elkinson has operated his optometry practice Maine Family Eye Care on Gorham Road near the Maine Mall, but could soon be moving the business to a former antique shop on Route 1 in Scarborough.  More...

Aw, shucks, Bayley’s hits 100

If Stephen Bayley were alive today, he would be surprised at how far the lobster pound he started in 1915 has come. More...