March 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News Updates

Community

Parking issues complicate potential brewpub plan

A vacant site on Gorham Road near Eight Corners has been eyed as a potential location for Nonesuch River Brewing, but planning board members are concerned the parking plan won’t meet customer demand.  More...

Little by little, one for the books

Scarborough Public Library has been offering a central place for residents to get books of all genres for more than 100 years. Now, there is a push to get literature into residents’ hands in a much different way.  More...

Community invited to walk with their doctors through spring

Pediatric physicians at Maine Medical Partners will kick off a series of walks with the first from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 12 at South Portland Community Center. More...

Appointment turns into diversity debate

SOUTH PORTLAND — For the second time in three meetings, the City Council bogged down in controversy over appointments to the volunteer civil service commission.  This time, the charge was racism rather than fears of “Tammany Hall pol More...

Me, me!

Lilly Colbath, a second-grader at Holy Cross in South Portland, participates in a conversation about Catholic schools with Maine Bishop Robert Deeley. Learn more on page 4. (Courtesy photo) More...

Letters

Let’s not get personal

To the editor:   Hey, South Portland City Council, how about spending less time debating the alleged impropriety of Councilor Eben Rose’s exchange with Rosemarie De Angelis, and more time on issues that actually matter, such as NGL, pestic More...

Officials encouraged to take action

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Students present letters to public

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Things to Do

Things to Do

Friday, March 11   State Instrumental Jazz Festival, 1 p.m., South Portland High School. Admissions is $3 for students/senior citizens, $5 for adults, and $15 for a family.  More...