December 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Nominations end Friday for Great Person Award

It’s time for the Sentry Great Person Award nominations.  Each year we ask our readers to tell us who has influenced their lives. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

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


City council approves energy benchmarking plan

SOUTH PORTLAND — The South Portland City Council gave initial approval to an energy benchmarking plan that would compel 30 property owners in the Mill Creek area to report energy and water usage data to the city. More...

My side of the bridge

Tis the season for faith and healing

WARNING: The following is a blatant attempt to increase church attendance and membership in our local communities over the next year, starting with me.   More...

A Window on the Past

Launching day in South Portland, August 1942

This week’s Window on the Past looks at an amazing day in South Portland in 1942, captured in a photo housed at the Library of Congress. This photograph was taken by Albert Freeman on Aug. 16, 1942. More...

Cape considers bag ban

CAPE ELIZABETH — Following the lead of neighboring cities and towns, Cape Elizabeth may soon force retailers to charge a fee for so-called “single use” shopping bags, in an effort to remove plastic from the waste stream. More...

Anjon’s for sale

SCARBOROUGH – Anjon’s has been serving Italian food, steak and seafood at 521 Route 1 for 60 years, but restaurant owner John DiSanto has placed the family-run restaurant up for sale, indicating now is the time to solely focus on the past More...


South Portland music program deserves kudos

To the editor:   Bravo, bravo. I had the pleasure to be in attendance of the first instrumental music concert of the school year for Memorial Middle School. More...

Thank you, for defending taxpayers

To the editor:  I applaud Ralph Zieff’s letter to the editor last week,   More...

Reader questions location of business

To the editor:   More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

The Sentry accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please email your listing to and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...