September 30, 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...

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...

Land trust to host forum

The South Portland Land Trust will give candidates for the city council an opportunity to present their views on a wide range of environmental issues, including those related to the use of open space in the city, when it hosts a forum 7 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Association invites candidates to forum

The Ferry Village Neighborhood Conservation Association will hold its second annual Candidates Forum at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 in the first floor meeting room of the Betsy Ross House. The Forum is open to the public. More...

My side of the bridge

Clean up in aisle 9

We all have our passions. One of mine is conversing with people in the grocery store, Hannaford’s Mill Creek to be exact. After a quick look for my friend and favorite employee Garrett, the fun begins. More...

Role playing group competes in live-action combat

BIDDEFORD – A new pastime arrived in Biddeford this summer with the creation of a group of live action role-players (LARP, LARPers) for a game called “Amtgard.” The new chapter of Amtgard belongs to a larger international organizati 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...

Author will to speak at cancer center

Author Val Walker will give a talk entitled “The Gift of Comforting” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at the Cancer Community Center, 778 Main St., South Portland. More...

Look Good Feel Better to be held

A Look Good Feel Better program will be  held 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26 at Cancer Community Center, 778 Main St., South Portland. The program is free, nonmedical and salon and product neutral. More...

USM professor recognized by cancer center

Mary Anne Crawford, LCPC, adjunct professor of counseling at the University of Southern Maine, was presented with the Cancer Community Center Founder’s Award at the agency’s annual meeting. More...

A Window on the Past

Ferry Village museum exhibit is worth the trip

With fall now here, I thought it a good time to remind residents they should plan a visit to the museum now if they want to see the exhibit on Ferry Village before it closes. More...

Program offers vacant space tours

BIDDEFORD – Heart of Biddeford is trying a new strategy for matching small business owners with available business space. On Sept. 26 it offered the first of tours of various vacant spaces on Main Street, Alfred Street and Jefferson Street. More...