January 8, 2016 RSS feed / Community

South Portland Armory on track for development

SOUTH PORTLAND — As the sale of the former National Guard Armory in South Portland speeds toward a mid-February closing, the city council has completed a series of contract deals to facilitate reconstruction of the site.  More...

A Window on the Past

Dr. Messer’s Sanitarium

The accompanying photograph comes from a real picture post card at the Maine Historic Preservation Commission. Dr. Marion S. Messer was quite the public figure in the Pleasantdale neighborhood in South Portland in the early 1900s. More...

‘Sweeney Todd’ opens Jan. 15

“Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” will be held 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 15 through Jan. 30 and 2:30 p.m. Sundays at Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland.  More...

Senate seeks pages in Augusta

With the Maine Legislature set to reconvene in January, Democratic Sen. Rebecca Millett of Cape Elizabeth reminds local schools and students about the Senate Honorary Page program at the State House in Augusta.  More...

Mayor issues calming missive

On New Year's Eve, Mayor Tom Blake attempted to broker a sort of detente by issuing a note of calm, circulated to all members of the council. The letter is printed here, in full:   More...

How To Choose A Resolution You Can Keep

New Year’s resolutions may have varying degrees of success, but even those people who find it difficult to keep their resolutions year after year still tend to make a new resolution once the hour of midnight chimes. More...

Little League signups are next two months

South Portland National Little League will hold its 2016 in-person player registrations at the Boys and Girls Club at 169 Broadway in South Portland on the following dates:  Friday, Jan. 22, 4 to 7 p.m.  Thursday Jan. More...

Furniture store makes move to Scarborough

The last pod of development at Gallery Place is officially up and running. More...