September 16, 2016 RSS feed / Community

Resignation churns up housing committee

SOUTH PORTLAND — When South Portland’s ad hoc affordable housing committee meets next, it will have to do so without the man who inspired its formation, Knightville resident Christopher Kessler.  More...

Pantry to try pilot program

The South Portland Food Cupboard is conducting a pilot program on Wednesday evenings aimed at the men and women who work full time and cannot access Thursday mornings sharing events. More...

Clubs to host Day for Kids

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine will host an annual Day for Kids this Friday, Sept. 16 for children and their families. Open at the Portland, Sagamore Village and South Portland clubhouses, activities will include games, food and prizes. More...

Nominate projects now to receive grant money

Town & Country Federal Credit Union’s 2016 Better Neighbor Fund charitable giving campaign kicked-off Sept. 1. More...

New religious group to meet weekly

With two parents working outside the home and an average of two active schoolage kids, it is difficult for busy parents to take time to reflect and pray on the Sunday Gospel. More...

Another Chance Animal Rescue

Another Chance Animal Rescue will host Kittenopalooza from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at PetSmart in Scarborough. Many adoptable kittens will be available. More...

Public invited to boat launch

Aucocisco School and Learning Center in Cape Elizabeth will participate in its 20th year of Coastal Cleanup Day Wednesday, Sept. 21. More...

Library to host art events for adults

The South Portland Public Library will kick off its third season of its adult crafting series, Artsy Afternoons, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Main Library. More...

Officials participate in Blue Mass

A large American flag, held in place atop Portland Fire Department ladder trucks, waved in the breeze over Franklin Street as the Maine Public Safety Pipe and Drum Corps filled the air with a stirring performance of “Amazing Grace.”   More...

Auditions scheduled for ‘Little Women’

Auditions for “Little Women: The Musical” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 and Wednesday, Oct. 12 at Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland.  More...

Youth minister joins Holy Cross Church

Christina King is the new youth minister for high-school aged children at St. John and Holy Cross parish.  More...

A Window on the Past

City’s junior high orchestra once featured strings

This photograph might not look all that unusual to some, but it certainly struck me. More...