January 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

A look back

An update on the top stories of 2016

For South Portland and Cape Elizabeth, 2016 seemed to be a tale of both the little and the large, with stories that brought significant change by eking along in increments week after week, punctuated by surprise announcements that tipped our local wo 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

Things to Do

Things to Do

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South Portland code enforcement officer retires

SOUTH PORTLAND — Capping off a period of high turnover of longtime South Portland city officials, code enforcement officer Pat Doucette has tendered her resignation. More...

Great Person voting continues

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


City manager search underway

SOUTH PORTLAND — South Portland is in the home stretch of its second attempt to replace longtime city manager Jim Gailey, who resigned in June to become assistant manager of Cumberland County.  More...

Former reporter to bring band to Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A former Courier reporter turned educator will lead the only school band in Maine selected to perform at the inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump during festivities scheduled for Jan. 19-21.  More...


Members of the Cape Elizabeth Water Extrication Team who helped organize and provide public safety assistance for the 2017 New Year's Day dip at Kettle Cove included, from left, Joseph Mokry, Jacquel More...