January 1, 2016 RSS feed / Community

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...

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...

Honor Roll

South Portland High School, quarter one

Grade 12   High honors: Aaron Boucher, Mary Cronin, Josie DiPhilippo, Andrew Farm, Mollie Fornwalt, Matthew Hayes, Lindsey Hurkes, Jordan McDuffie, Bodhi Ouellette, Katherine Solomon and Olivia White.   More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

Huxley is a darling, shy boy who is 7 months old. He relies on other dogs in his foster home and would make a great addition to a family who already has one or more canine buddies. More...

Dance to benefit Ronald McDonald House

The ninth annual Oldies Benefit Dance will be held 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Eagle’s Hall on 57 Birch St., Biddeford. Proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House of Portland. To date the events have raised more than $25,800.  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...

Sustainable SoPo

S Long Creek: Organization’s recycling challenges outlined

We all face a common challenge: what to do with our trash. More...

Ending Hunger

Evergreen Credit Union made annual donations to multiple Cumberland County food pantries in time for Christmas. More...

A Window on the Past

A view of Broadway: Then and now

The accompanying historic image comes from an early postcard, showing a view down Broadway taken at Latham Street. The modern day picture was taken by me from the same spot this week. More...