May 20, 2016 RSS feed / Community

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The race is on

Both at-large seats on the South Portland City Council are up this fall, and with term limits forcing Mayor Tom Blake to sit one out after nine years, the race is wide open. And already, candidates are lining up to throw their hats in the ring. More...

Knightville parking petition expected

SOUTH PORTLAND — What some see as a zombified corpse that will not die, parking in South Portland’s historic Knightville District has once again reared its head. More...

Hospice discussion to continue

Based on overflow attendance at Hospice of Southern Maine’s recent Thresholds Conference, it will keep the conversation going with six community forums highlighting excerpts of the conference. More...

Junior to spend week at lab

Sixteen Maine high school juniors will spend the week of May 22-27 at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences learning about ocean science research. More...

Green thumbs sought for group

The Community Garden Collective, a nonprofit organization in South Portland, is seeking talented and conscientious volunteer board members to assist in the growth of community gardens throughout South Portland and beyond. More...

My side of the bridge

Bicycle built for thousands

I am not sure how someone who lived in Los Angeles for a time can legitimately complain about local traffic, let alone a mildly disruptive commute due to a bridge opening. More...

Coast Guard to host open house Saturday

Coast Guard Sector Northern New England, the Coast Guard Auxiliary, and other local emergency responders will host a recreational boating safety open house for the public 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 21.  More...

A Window on the Past

Portland Rum Riot is topic of lecture

The South Portland Historical Society will hold its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25 at the South Portland Community Center. More...