November 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Paper seeks Great Person nominations

It’s time for the Sentry’s Great Person Award nominations.  Each year we ask our readers to tell us who has influenced their lives. More...

News Updates

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...

City seeks increased liability from oil companies

SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council has agreed to petition the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, asking that it require all oil companies with marine terminals in the city to file an engineering assessment of closure costs as a condit More...

Locals lead holiday toy, turkey drives

SOUTH PORTLAND — With Thanksgiving in the air, a pair of local women are focused on giving back, organizing holiday toy drives in partnership with South Portland firefighters and police officers. More...

Community

South Portland secures nine-acre easement

SOUTH PORTLAND — After nearly a year of wrangling, South Portland has achieved a “dream come true” in an agreement to permanently preserve a 9.3- acre parcel known as Dow’s Woods.  More...

City hopes to use TIF funds for broadband

SOUTH PORTLAND — What at first appeared to be a boilerplate decision to amending how TIF funds can be spent turned into a protracted, sometimes testy debate on cultural values at Monday’s workshop session of the City Council.  More...

Bus keeps food banks stuffed in area communities

SCARBOROUGH — School buses can be seen every weekday bringing South Portland students to and from school and after-school activities, but one bus making its rounds Monday was visiting area schools for a very different purpose.  More...