September 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Notes, quotes and news briefs of concern to South Portland and Cape Elizabeth, compiled by staff writer Wm. Duke Harrington.   More...

Lofts among recognized preservation projects

Greater Portland Landmarks will honor 12 historic preservation achievements in the greater Portland area with its 2016 Preservation Awards. Awards will be presented at Landmarks’ annual meeting, open to the community, on Wednesday, Sept. More...

All gender restrooms a reality at UNE, USM

BIDDEFORD – The University of New England has changed its housing policy to allow for students identifying as different genders to room together. More...

South Portland to pursue solar project after delay

SOUTH PORTLAND – The tenure of interim City Manager Don Gerrish may last for only a few months, but his impact on South Portland could be felt for generations.  More...

Council sets housing priority

SOUTH PORTLAND – Although South Portland and its big sister across the river have charted similar waters on a host of issues in recent years, from solar power to sustainability, they appeared to take different paths to solve a burgeoning housin More...

Remember

This wreath and memory board, laid Saturday, Aug. 27, at the street sign for Wallingford Drive, marks the line of duty death 20 years ago of South Portland Fire Department Capt. Robert “Bobby” Wallingford. More...

Letters

Letter writer proved his point about traffic

To the editor:   I would like to thank South Portland resident Rosemarie DeAngelis for responding to my letter in The Sentry and in doing so, reiterating my point that our current government and committees are out of touch with what their consti More...

Black or blue, everyone’s lives should matter

To the editor:  The headline, as it is called in journalism, is meant to  catch the eye of the reader. What follows should hold that attention until the story’s point is made and hopefully idea or message conveyed.   More...

Reader not satisfied

I am responding to recent articles in the Sentry, most recently “South Portland passes first look at pesticide ban,“ by Wm. Duke Harrington, dated Aug. 19.  My experience with the Sentry continues to evolve. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Saturday, Sept. 3   Fort Williams Dog Park clean up, 8 to 10:30 a.m., meet at upper ball field near dog park. Bags and gloves provided. FMI, call 233-2582.  More...