May 6, 2016 RSS feed / Community

In the News

New businesses announced At the May 2 South Portland City Council meeting, City Manger Jim Gailey read off a string of 10 business that either opened or expended operations during April. More...

Concert to feature Brazilian music

The South Portland Public Library’s next After Hours concert will feature Choro Louco at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the main location.  More...

Café announces artist opening

An opening reception for paintings by MJ Benson and Mary Jo Roth will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 15 at CIA café in Knightville, 72 Ocean St., More...

Learn history of Negro leagues

Explore the history of the Negro ball leagues and their connection to Maine with an exhibit opening at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21; a lecture by Joe Caliro will begin at 2 p.m., Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth.  More...

Students to perform ‘Mermaid’

“The Little Mermaid,” the musical, run May 27 through June 5 at Cape Elizabeth High School for a seven-show run.  More...

Charity bibs available for B2B

Runners still looking for a spot at the start line of the sold-out TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race can secure a bib from My Place Teen Center, the race’s 2016 race beneficiary, in exchange for fundraising.  More...

What’s Going On South Portland

The 411 on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is an annual holiday that honors motherhood and provides an opportunity for men, women and children to show their mothers how much they appreciate them. More...

SoPo Swap Shop seeks help

South Portland Public Works is seeking volunteers to staff the Swap Shop, a new resource at South Portland’s Transfer Facility for reuse recycling of gently-used items.  More...

In the Know

DRONE WARS — According to South Portland Mayor Tom Blake, a plan to regulate so-called aerial drones is working its way through city hall. Blake said at the May 2 city council meeting that a resident raised the issue in an email. More...

Class seeks students for reunion

Portland High School’s class of 1966 50th class reunion will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23 at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland.  For more information, email portlandhigh1966@gmail.com.   More...

Author to talk about mysteries

The South Portland Public Library will host local author, Gerard Bianco, for a murder mystery book talk 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14, in the Main Library’s community room.  More...

Bank announces new spokesman

Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution will partner with Don Campbell, a Maine singer-songwriter as its new celebrity spokesman.  More...

Resident volunteers to help Texas people after floods

Bob Melaragno of Auburn and Shaun Kieran of South Portland will travel to Houston, Texas to assist in the recovery efforts from recent floods. Both are volunteers with the American Red Cross in Maine. More...

A Window on the Past

New exhibit covers history of city’s elementary schools

The South Portland Historical Society’s museum, the Cushing’s Point Museum at Bug Light Park, is now open for the season. More...

Collect ‘Cop Cards’

The South Portland Police Department has released the ninth edition of THE department’s “Cop Collectible” trading cards.  More...