March 11, 2016 RSS feed / 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...

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...

High School jazz cabaret to entertain March 18

The Cape Elizabeth High School award-winning jazz program presents the annual Jazz Cabaret at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 18 in the Cape Elizabeth High School cafeteria.  More...

Author to speak about lesser known war story

The South Portland Public Library will host local author Jean Flahive for a book talk from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 12 in the Main Library’s community room.  More...

Music festival will determine the best

On behalf of the South Portland Music Boosters, South Portland High School will host the Maine State High School Instrumental Jazz Festival at 1 p.m. March 11 and 12.  More...

Sign up for Cape auction to be held in July

The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust is accepting artist submissions for Paint for Preservation 2016, the organization’s ninth annual juried wet paint auction. Artist entries will be juried by Elizabeth Moss, owner, Elizabeth Moss Galleries. More...

City committee openings

The city of South Portland current has 10 openings on volunteer board and committees. Listed below is the position, the term of office, how long it has been vacant, and the councilor in charge of making a nomination to fill the opening. More...

Window on the Past

Then and Now: 17-19 Ocean St. in Knightville

This week we take ourselves down toward the end of Ocean Street. In the historic photograph from 1936, shown here, we can see the beautiful two-family home that used to be located at 17-19 Ocean St. 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...

Bishop discusses meaning of Catholic schools

“Why do we give up things for Lent?” asked Bishop Robert Deeley. “To sacrifice because Jesus died on the cross for us to forgive our sins,” said second-grader Lilian Colbath, a student at Holy Cros School in South Portland. More...

Student’s work will be displayed in Washington

JoJo Zeitlin of Cape Elizabeth has won the 2016 Congressional Art Competition for Maine’s First District. Her black-andwhite photograph, entitled “Brian,” will be on display at the U.S. Capitol for a year.  More...

Student attends school for girls in Freeport

Kashmir Owen from South Portland recently completed the fall semester of her sophomore year of high school at Coastal Studies for Girls in Freeport. Coastal Studies for Girls is a Semester School for 10th grade girls. More...

Students make Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 2,216 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the fall 2015 semester. More...

Facts make Thornton teacher ’s fiction believable

SACO — A Thornton Academy English teacher is fulfilling a lifetime dream of being a published fiction writer.  David Arenstam’s three short stories – “Running Through Snow Showers,” “Blink” and “Th More...

2016 Summer Camp Guide

Mr. and Mrs. Fish’s FISH CAMP!   Treat your child to a fantastic ocean experience at Fish Camp this summer. More...