December 30, 2016 RSS feed / Community

City signs short-term lease renewal for Bug Light

SOUTH PORTLAND — The majority of South Portland’s Bug Light Park will remain open to the public, at least through June 30. More...

Organization to hold open house Jan. 12

Community Partners, Inc. has expanded community inclusion and employment services to a new location and will hold an open house 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. More...

‘Little Women’ to be performed at Lyric

The timeless and captivating story of the four March sisters is brought to life in “Little Women: The Broadway Musical,” to run Jan. 13 through Jan. 29, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30p.m. More...

Genealogy group to begin in South Portland

The South Portland Public Library will start a monthly genealogy program in January. The first three meetings will be led by genealogist Nancy Milliken Mason. More...

Senator named to education committee

Sen. Rebecca MIllett (D-Cape Elizabeth) was appointed by the Senate president for a third term of service on the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs. More...

High flying success

South Portland resident Benjamin Donnangelo had his Eagle Scout Court of Honor Nov. 26. A student at Snow Pond Arts Academy in Sidney, Donnangelo is a member of Troop 37 in South Portland. More...

Officials mull Haigis Parkway complex

For 20 years town leaders have been waiting for their vision for Haigis Parkway to develop and despite pouring time, money and resources into it, the market for the roadway has never materialized as hoped.  A new proposal for a large luxury mult More...

City native to travel to Washington, D.C.

South Portland resident Lily Tedford, a junior at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics, was recently selected as one of only two students representing Maine as a delegate to the United States Senate Youth Program in Washington, D.C., next Apri More...

Hiker turned author to speak at library

When two friends went for a one-day hike in Maine in 1985, they had no idea they were actually starting a 2,100 mile, 28-year adventure.  Jeff Ryan, a Maine based author, speaker and photographer, will visit the South Portland Public Library at More...

Zimbabwean-style band to perform at library

Start off the New Year with style at the next After Hours concert at 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 14 at South Portland Public Library. The Maine Marimba Ensemble, a Zimbabwean-style marimba band, will perform.  More...

Biddeford official named chairman of the House

Speaker of the House Sara Gideon (D-Freeport) released the lists of appointments made to the various Joint Standing and Select Committees and the Standing Committees of the House. Rep. More...

A Window on the Past

Help needed identifying Improved Order of Red Men

This week’s A Window on the Past looks at a gathering of the members of a local chapter of the Improved Order of Red Men. This photograph had been donated with a group of South Portland items, but had no identifying information with it. More...