August 21, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Rotary makes second van possible for club

The Rotary Club of South Portland Sunrise recently raised more than $20,000 to purchase a new 12-passenger van for Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine’s South Portland Clubhouse. More...

Soaring ever higher

Jake Angell, a member of South Portland Boy Scout Troop 37, was honored during a Court of Honor ceremony on for achieving his Eagle Scout Rank. This rank is the highest rank achieved in Boy Scouts. More...

Sustainable SoPo

Why we need to get clothing and household textiles out of our trash

The EPA estimates that the average person throws away 70 pounds of clothing per year, and according to www.smartasn.org, only 15 percent of that gets donated or recycled. That’s around 4 ½ pounds per person/year that stays out of the trash. More...

Church to celebrate homecoming

The Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene will celebrate its annual homecoming weekend Saturday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 20.  More...

‘Drive Electric Day’ slated Sept. 13 in South Portland

This year’s free, National Drive Electric Week plug-in vehicle expo happens noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13 at South Portland Community Center, 21 Nelson Road, South Portland.  More...

In the News

Council seeks public input The Cape Elizabeth Town Council is soliciting public input on how it prioritizes the work it does, and how it should in the future. A “community roundtable” will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. More...

Cape event includes variety of activities

Join Kelly Anchors, certified yoga instructor and tennis professional, and Holly Twining, founder of Maine Yoga Adventures, for a journey in southern Maine to be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5 at Fort Williams in Cape Elizabeth.  More...

MySuccess students benefit from program

More than three dozen recent graduates from Portland public schools are taking part in a program at Southern Maine Community College that increases student success by improving academic preparedness, building life and academic skills, and providing a More...

A Window on the Past

Grants help South Portland Historical Society

South Portland Historical Society has received two grants to help fund its operations in 2015. Grant funding is a vital element of the overall funding for the organization. More...