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City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:48pm
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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

Health & Medical

TOTAL well-being

AUGUST is... National Immunization Awareness Month

Recommended immunizations for those age 50+   More...


Raymond Marley Jr.

Raymond Clemence Marley Jr. departed to join his wife, Flora, of 65 years on Friday, July 15, 2016. Ray always joked that Fridays are the best day to do what you want, and he wanted to be with Flora “just beyond the moon.”  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

The Sentry accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please email your listing to and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

South Portland passes first look at pesticide ban

SOUTH PORTLAND – Just as happened two years ago when it adopted a ban on “tar sands” oil, the South Portland City Council was cascaded in a quick round of applause, Monday, Aug. More...

Manager search begins in earnest

SOUTH PORTLAND — By the time South Portland residents head to the polls Nov. 8 to pick a president, they’ll know who their next city manager will be.  More...


City’s traffic, sidewalk redesigns misguided

To the editor:   I cannot figure out what South Portland city leaders were thinking regarding the re-design and new traffic patterns on Main Street.  More...

Letter writer agrees with some of what realtor said

To the editor:   More...


Sells & Gray Three Ring Circus comes to town

As we continue to catalog our artifacts, documents and photographs, every day offers the potential for new discovery within our own collections. More...

Cape band to play at program send off

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program at South Portland Public Library with an outdoor concert featuring Pookie and the Boys at noon Saturday, Aug. 20 outside on the Main Library’s lawn to enjoy jazz standards and familiar classics. More...

Thomas Memorial Library to host shelter drive, stage dog wedding

Thomas Memorial Library will celebrate its popular Read to a Dog program, while at the same time supporting the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland in a special event from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 20.  More...