October 28, 2016 RSS feed / Community

Election 2016

District 31 in South Portland is uncontested

The election for District 31 in the Maine State House of Representatives –which serves easternmost South Portland, including the Knightville, Ferry Village and Willard Square neighborhoods – is uncontested. More...

In the Know

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

Cancer center receives grant for programming

The Cancer Community Center has received a $7,500 grant from the Welch Charitable Fund of the Maine Community Foundation to expand free complementary therapies so that more community members facing cancer will be better able to cope with diagnosis, t More...

Schools partner for early childhood education program

Southern Maine Community College and the University of Maine at Farmington have entered into a new partnership that allows graduates from SMCC’s early childhood education program to live and work in southern Maine while earning a UMF Bachelor o More...

Plan early for annual toy drive

The South Portland Christmas Toy Drive is looking for businesses and individuals to adopt a family and help make the holidays brighter for local children this holiday season. To adopt, specify the number of children you would like to help. More...

A Window on the Past

Remembering the Texas Tower construction

South Portland has been home to many heavy industrial businesses through the years. We talk most often of the large shipyards that were based here during World War II, but we also had a long history before and after that. More...

Funds from WinterFest go to worthy cause

Bath Savings Institution was honored recently at a dedication ceremony at Fort Williams Park for its role in helping replace the flagpole at Portland Head Light. More...

ASK THE EXPERTS

What is the Cape Elizabeth Home? We’re a private, not for profit residence offering seniors an attractive alternative to remaining in their own homes. More...