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Community

Firefighter raising money for foundation

Matt Cox of the South Portland Fire Department is raising money for the Martin Richard Foundation. Martin was the 8-year-old boy killed at the Boston Marathon bombing. More...

Officials want to put an end to breast cancer

Rep. Kevin Battle (R-South Portland) partnered with the National Breast Cancer Coalition to gain public endorsements for an initiative called “Deadline 2020.” This is a national grassroots movement seeking to end breast cancer by Jan. More...

Library to collect supplies for animals

The South Portland Public Library is holding a supply drive to assist Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland from Sunday, Feb. 21, through Saturday, March 5. More...

City appointment leads to Tammany Hall comparisons

Councilor promises to withdraw nomination unless candidate agrees to not run for state Legislature

SOUTH PORTLAND — A routine city council appointment erupted into accusations of impropriety in South Portland Feb. 17, amid charges that one councilor tried to parlay his nominating power into political favors.  More...

Knightville traffic debate unsnarls

SOUTH PORTLAND — After more than four years of fussing that has pitted businesses in South Portland’s historic neighborhood against residents of the area, two lanes of traffic may soon be reopened on Ocean Street, in part because the city More...

Letters

Councilors are abusing email use

To the editor:   After attending the Feb. 17 South Portland City Council meeting, it’s becoming clear that certain councilors are abusing their positions with little regard for the concerns of the residents they purport to represent.  More...

Thank you for story on heroin addiction

To the editor:   Thank you Ben Meiklejohn, Terri McLeod and the others who contributed to the very sad story about heroin addiction in the Feb. 12 Sentry, “Heroin’s fatal grip worsens a mother’s pain.”  More...

Put your money where mouth is

To the editor:   In a Feb. 12 letter to the editor, Ernie Stanhope takes school board members Rick Carter and Tappan Fitzgerald to task for opposing private advertising in our public schools. More...

People

Betty Dowling

Betty Brockway Dowling, 95, formerly of South Portland and most recently of Auburndale, Massachusetts, passed gently from this life on Feb. More...

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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...