September 25, 2015 RSS feed / Community

South Portland fire department recognizes five

SOUTH PORTLAND — The South Portland Fire Department has issued its annual awards of merit, honoring five of its members at the Monday, Sept. 21 city council meeting.  Among those recognized were Lt. More...

Participate in global Mormon conference

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints does a global broadcast called “General Conference” twice a year, once in April and once in October. Oct. More...

Cancer center festival is this weekend

The Cancer Community Center’s Fight Back Festival is Saturday, Sept. 26 at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester. More...

Cape officials receive awards

Cape Elizabeth Education Foundation presented its annual teacher awards during the school district’s welcome back breakfast. More...

Land trust to hold two Trout Brook events

South Portland Land Trust will hold a Trout Brook Trail improvement event 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. More...

Willard Beach clean up is Oct. 9

ReVision Energy will host a beach cleanup of Willard Beach in South Portland from noon to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 9.  More...

A Window on the Past

The Log Cabin Restaurant

This week’s Window on the Past looks at the old Log Cabin Restaurant on Ocean Street in Knightville. Most people wouldn’t remember this, but the little log cabin was originally located at 103 Ocean St. More...

Creative ways to recycle leaves

Leaves cascading down from trees indicate the arrival of autumn. However, colorful and awe-inspiring autumn leaves can be a hazard if left to lie on the ground too long.  More...

Everyday Maine: South Portland’s Marita Gould

Marita Gould is, by all accounts, the oldest resident of South Portland’s oldest neighborhood, having moved to Ferry Village from Portland in 1921, when she was just 7 years old. More...

Neighborhood group to host clean up

South Portland West End Neighborhood Association will hold a clean up day from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 3, rain or shine.  Gloves, trash bags and refreshments will be provided. A bottle drive will be held the same day from 9 a.m. More...

Christian musician to perform Oct. 4

Marsha Stevens will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4 at First Congregational Church UCC, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland.  The concert is free. A freewill offering will be available to support Stevens’ ministry.  More...

Senator named to board

Democratic Sen. Rebecca Millett of Cape Elizabeth was named to the Maine Alliance for Arts Education board of directors.  More...

Portland Players presents ‘Fiddler’

Portland Players will run “Fiddler on the Roof,” 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2:30 p.m. Sundays Sept. 25 through Oct. 11 at 420 Cottage St. in South Portland.  More...

Former teacher to speak at meeting

The Southern Maine Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society will hold a meeting 12:30 p.m. Saturday Oct. 3, at LDS Church, 29 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth.  The featured speaker is Dixie Hayes, a retired school teacher from North Yarmouth. More...

Library concert series continues with Seagrass

The South Portland Public Library continues its series of free after-hours events with a concert given by Seagrass, a five-piece bluegrass/roots band out of southern Maine. The concert will be held 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

CELEBRATING OVER 26 YEARS!

Dodie Phillips opened Keys to the Kitchen in 1988 filling a niche for everything for your kitchen but the kitchen sink! But times change and now you will see us as Keys to the Kitchen.& Home!  More...

Five ways to increase home fire safety

(MS) — An average of seven Americans die each week as a result of house fires. Most fires occur in residential buildings between the hours of 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., when occupants are most likely to be asleep. More...