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Community

Court rules against Cape in cell-tower case

The courts have ruled Cape Elizabeth was in the wrong when it denied a permit to Verizon Wireless, which asked to post a communication antennae on an old water tower in the Shore Acres subdivision.  More...

Cooking on Purpose

Pull out those perfect pumpkin plates

For the past several weeks, as I take my daily walk with my dog Faith, I cannot help but notice on almost every door step or walk way, the multitudes of mums and pumpkins.  The myriad of colors is truly breathtaking. What gorgeous fall colors. More...

A Window on the Past

Check out historical happenings in South Portland

We have a busy upcoming week at the South Portland Historical Society with a 5K community fundraiser and a walking history cemetery tour at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. We invite residents to take part in either or both of these.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

The Sentry accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please email your listing to editor@inthesentry.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

School start times re-examined by area districts

SCARBOROUGH — For years high school students have been the first students to start school every day, but recently districts across the state have been contemplating making a change so high school students get more sleep in the morning and repor More...

Letters

Former mayor, councilor is right for the position

To the editor: Linda Cohen has experience, knowledge and a commitment to the city of South Portland that makes her the best candidate for city council in the coming election More...

Vote for citizen watchdog this November

To the editor:   South Portland has been fortunate in the quality of people who have stepped up to serve on our city council. More...

Apathy need not be contagious

To the editor:   Apathy, n. Without Feeling, 1: lack of feeling or emotion. 2: Lack of interest or concern: indifference.  More...

People

Cape Elizabeth teacher wins top award

CAPE ELIZABETH — A third-grade teacher at Pond Cove Elementary School in Cape Elizabeth has been touted as Maine’s best.  The announcement was made at a surprise assembly at the school on Monday, where Acting Deputy Commissioner of E More...