September 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Schools recruiting for open jobs

SOUTH PORTLAND — The downside of Maine’s low unemployment rate – measured at 4.0 percent in August – is the limited pool of applicants that portends for open jobs. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

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


In the Know

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

Sensory friendly ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to be held Oct. 22

Lyric Music Theater will present a sensory friendly matinee of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” at 2 Saturday, Oct. More...

Members added to SMCC Foundation

The Southern Maine Community College Foundation has named five new members to its board of directors.  New members are:   Jane Eberle, director of business partnerships for the South Portland School Department and president of the South Po More...

Parents upset over shuffle

SOUTH PORTLAND — A missed prediction over the number of kindergarten students has led to some reshuffling of classes, and a few unhappy parents, at one South Portland school.  More...

Cape council to solicit public on new town manager

CAPE ELIZABETH — Before the Cape Elizabeth Town Council casts a vote on hiring their first new town manager in more than 30 years, the public will get a chance to weigh in on the type of person they’d like to see in the top post.  More...


Writer challenges responses to letter

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Letter was so drastic, a response was needed

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Despite issues with smokers, they have rights

To the editor:   I think the South Portland Housing Authority believes it can stop its renters from smoking by prohibiting smoking anywhere on authority property and forcing its residents on to city streets, sidewalks and private property (incon More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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