December 4, 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...

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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...

Council tables propane moratorium 'indefinitely'

SOUTH PORTLAND – After nearly three hours of debate, the South Portland City Council abruptly killed a moratorium that would have put the brakes on a propane storage and distribution complex, in what appeared to be a mishandling of parliamentary proc More...

Propane project pushed back

SOUTH PORTLAND — Plans to build a liquid propane storage and distribution complex at the Rigby Yard railroad terminal will not be reviewed by the planning board until January, at the earliest, putting a question mark on whether NGL Supply Termi More...

Adherence with open meeting laws at issue

SOUTH PORTLAND — A 2.5-hour training session on the Maine Freedom of Access Act for local officials, held Monday, revealed city councilors may be breaking the law in three areas.  More...

Community

Local police aid national probe into threats at Wal-Mart

Scarborough police are providing assistance to a federal investigation into a nationwide bomb threat last Saturday at Wal-Marts across the country, including Scarborough’s.  More...

Woman bitter about snakes being confiscated, euthanized

BIDDEFORD – A former Biddeford resident said the state had no justification in killing snakes it seized from her 133 Foss St. apartment in August and now wants to educate the public about the often misunderstood reptiles.  More...

Train noise an issue in neighboring municipality

SCARBOROUGH – The ad-hoc transportation committee, which was formed in spring 2012 to advise town leaders on traffic and transportation issues in Scarborough, has worked on improving traffic flow and pedestrian and bicyclist safety over the las More...