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Former rep endorses candidate - June 9th, 2018 - 3:50pm
Vote for change - June 9th, 2018 - 3:49pm
City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:48pm
City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:38pm
Council tables propane moratorium 'indefinitely' - December 10th, 2015 - 10:45am
Shooting suspects arrested in South Portland - March 13th, 2015 - 10:42am
SoPo says no - July 16th, 2014 - 9:10am
6-Year-Old Assaulted in South Portland - September 17th, 2013 - 3:30pm


Bringing Broadway to your backyard

Saco choreographer uses career in show business to educate, entertain the public

SACO – The Dance Company once again prepares to put on another production of “The Best of Broadway”– it’s 24th annual show – so the Courier sat down with its director and choreographer to talk about her show busine More...

What’s Going On South Portland

Fun ways to stay cool...

Summertime heat can affect energy levels and take their toll as heat waves overstay their welcome. Days upon days of rising mercury require enterprising individuals to find ways to stay cool.  More...

A Window on the Past

Blaine Motor Inn, the Exit 7 Motel, and Black’s Variety

We’ve had some great contacts so far with residents who have information, stories and items to share about western South Portland. One of those people was Louis Brown who came in with a wealth of information on the Thornton Heights area. More...

Council hears in-fill development debate

SOUTH PORTLAND — When the South Portland City Council met in a workshop July 25 to talk about so-called in-fill development, Mayor Tom Blake sought to make something clear from the outset: “This is not connected to the lawsuit. More...

South Portland councilors deny parking petition

SOUTH PORTLAND — When the final chapter of South Portland history is written, the city council meeting on Monday, Aug. 1, will probably not go down as the easiest session ever experienced by a city clerk.  More...


Neighborhood cookout was a sight

To the editor:   I saw a beautiful sight in South Portland recently, and for once I didn’t have my camera with me.  I was at the Brick Hill summer cookout. Several officers from the South Portland Police Department were there. More...

Resident writes in solidarity with columnist

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Councilor’s character is visible

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Things to Do

Things to Do

Saturday, Aug. 6 Gigantic yard sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland. More...