September 18, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Neighborly

Top, Glenn Nerbk, center, between rows, takes charge of the community balloon toss, one of several events at a neighborhood block party held in and around School Street Park on Saturday, Sept. More...

Cape council declines to pull trigger on gun club

CAPE ELIZABTH — Following an hourlong public hearing Monday, Sept. More...

Program to begin with SPHS

The United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women has awarded a grant of nearly $350,000 to Maine Boys to Men to engage boys and men as leaders in preventing violence against women in greater Portland.  More...

Sustainable SoPo

How do you reduce waste?

The more waste we recycle, the closer we will come to achieving our goal of increasing South Portland’s recycling rate from 29 percent to 35 percent by 2017 and 40 percent by 2019. More...

A Window on the Past

A & W Root Beer part of nationwide trend

One very fond memory for many South Portlanders is the old A & W Drive-In Restaurant that used to be on Main Street. The franchised restaurant, known for its root beer and in-car tray service, opened at 798 Main St. More...

College now offers deferred start time

Southern Maine Community College is offering for the first time a new deferred start semester that enables students to start their studies a month later and finish on time, in a bid to better support parents, workers and other nontraditional students More...