December 16, 2016 RSS feed / Community

Cape harbors committee: No fishermen?

CAPE ELIZABETH — At its most recent meeting, the Cape Elizabeth Town Council unanimously approved a slate of 27 appointees (including some reappointments) to various volunteer groups, drawing in the process some criticism over its picks for an More...

Catholic school seeks graduates

Next year St. James School in Biddeford will celebrate the 25th anniversary of when three area Catholic schools – St. Joseph’s, St. Mary’s and St. Andre’s – came together in 1992 to form one unified school, St. James. More...

Educators offer scholarship

The Cumberland County Retired Educators is offering a $1,000 college scholarship to any college student who majors in education. The deadline is March 1. For additional information and an application, contact Marjorie Shaw, 72 Gorham Road Apt. More...

Cancer center to hold writing workshop

Cancer patients, survivors and caregivers are invited to attend a workshop on Embodied Writing, to be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Cancer Community Center, 778 Main St., South Portland, Maine.  More...

Genealogist is guest at library seminar

The Kennebunk Free Library genealogy group will host certified genealogist Pam Stone Eagleson on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. More...

Guest Column

South Portland businesses are recognized

On Nov. 30 South Portland’s Economic Development Committee held its second annual Business Awards Reception at the Sable Oaks Marriot. More...

A Window on the Past

Documenting your family’s photos

We sometimes are the recipient of photograph donations where we know very little about the subject matter in the photo, as in this week’s view of three people on a fire truck. More...

Marijuana moratorium passed in Cape, expected in South Portland

As the recount of all ballots in November vote to legalize recreational use of marijuana slogs on, area towns are moving to adopt a temporary bans on the licensing of retail sales or cultivation facilities within their borders, just in case the appar More...

Cancer center to host film viewing

In collaboration with Hospice of Southern Maine, Cancer Community Center is hosting a viewing of the film, “Consider the Conversation: A Documentary on a Taboo Subject,” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12. More...

B2B earns top classification

The TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race has earned the top-level Evergreen Certification for its sustainability efforts and achievements from an international social and environmental assessment organization. More...

Children’s ‘Nutcracker’ to be held Dec. 17

“The Children’s Nutcracker,” a complete production of the traditional holiday favorite, complete with sets, backdrops, elaborate costumes and props, will be held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. More...

In the Know

Notes, quotes and news bytes triggered to residents of South Portland and Cape Elizabeth, as compiled by staff writer Wm. Duke Harrington.   More...

Cape Elizabeth legislator sworn in Dec. 7

Sen. Rebecca Millett (D-Cape Elizabeth) was inaugurated to the Maine Senate during a swearing-in ceremony held Dec. 7 at the Statehouse in Augusta. More...

Follow these holiday fire safety tips

With the passing of Thanksgiving and the official start of the holiday season it is time for a refresher on good holiday fire safety practices. More...