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Former rep endorses candidate - June 9th, 2018 - 3:50pm
Vote for change - June 9th, 2018 - 3:49pm
City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:48pm
City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:38pm
Council tables propane moratorium 'indefinitely' - December 10th, 2015 - 10:45am
Shooting suspects arrested in South Portland - March 13th, 2015 - 10:42am
SoPo says no - July 16th, 2014 - 9:10am
6-Year-Old Assaulted in South Portland - September 17th, 2013 - 3:30pm


Library welcomes new director

Cape Elizabeth’s Thomas Memorial Library has a new leader to replace outgoing Library Director Jay Scherma, due to retire Jan. 22 after 20 years of service.  At its Dec. More...

Pond Cove has new principal

Pond Cove Elementary School in Cape Elizabeth has a new assistant principal.  Theresa M. Curran, currently a first-grade teacher at Kennebunk Elementary School, has been named to replace Julie Nickerson. More...

Dow’s Woods approved

After nearly a year of wrangling, South Portland has achieved a “dream come true” in an agreement to permanently preserve a 9.2-acre parcel known as Dow’s Woods.  The city council voted unanimously at its Dec. More...

Double assessment

Husband and wife assessing team retire

SOUTH PORTLAND —Assessor Elizabeth Sawyer has a confession. On her first day of work in an assessing office, she had no idea what a tax assessor actually did.  “I literally had no clue,” he said with a laugh. More...

2015: A look back at the year’s stories

News stories come, and news stories go, sometimes with explosive effect. But the top local news stories of 2015 were more than just figuratively explosive, and they had power enough to fill headlines throughout the year. More...


Cited author focus of lawsuit

To the editor:   Last week the Sentry published a letter from Bill Nilson, “Reader offers titles.” I commend the Sentry for publishing an opposing view on climate change, however, I fault Mr. Nilson on his choice of authors.  More...

Letter writer balks at ‘hoax’

To the editor:   Bill Nilson’s meager contribution on last week’s editorial page of two titles for readers to peruse to disabuse their minds from accepting the facts of climate change, was met by this resident with a sigh, a rolling 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...