September 2, 2016 RSS feed / Community

In the Know

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

After Hours concert series returns

Back by popular demand, the South Portland Public Library will kick off its fifth season of the After Hours Concert Series this fall. More...

Lucky Pup Rescue

These little darlings are the E puppies – they were born in rescue with Luck Pup Rescue’s southern partners on May 5, so they’ll be 4 months old when they arrive in Maine. More...

Business News

Jason Parent, Maine master floral designer, won three design awards at the Maine State Florists Association’s summer show.  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...

Clean up dog park Saturday

Volunteers are needed to clean up the Fort Williams Dog Park starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. Bags and gloves will be provided. Come any time between 8 and 10:30 a.m. More...

‘Blue Mass’ to be held Sept. 11

Hundreds of local, state and federal law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency personnel will be recognized for their commitment and self-sacrifice at the Blue Mass, celebrated by Bishop Robert P. More...

What’s Going On South Portland

Exploring the origins of Labor Day

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summertime fun and a day when thousands of people gather across the country for their final big barbecue blowouts. More...

A Window on the Past

Bug Light 5K to support historic preservation projects

The South Portland Historical Society and South Portland Land Trust invite you to join us at the fifth annual Bug Light 5K Race/Walk, presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 9. More...