January 20, 2017 RSS feed / Community

South Portland names manager finalists

SOUTH PORTLAND — After a forced doover when its top pick declined the job, South Portland has again narrowed its search for a city manager down to two finalists.  On Tuesday, the city issued a press release saying the job will go to either More...

Summit Project founder to speak in Cape Elizabeth

Marine Maj. David Cote, founder of the Summit Project, will speak at Thomas Memorial Library about the project and how it came to be, at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28.  More...

Cape senator organizes caucus for children’s issues

Roughly 60 lawmakers from both parties attended the first meeting of the newly formed Legislative Children’s Caucus, held last week at the Statehouse in Augusta.  More...

Beach to Beacon officials announce registration dates

Runners who want to be in the field for the 20th TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race on Aug. More...

Senator from Cape Elizabeth to lead Maine Senior Games

Sen. Rebecca Millett (D-Cape Elizabeth) has been named a co-chairman of the Maine Senior Games again for the third year.  “It is an honor to serve again as an honorary chair of the Maine Senior Games,” Millett said. More...

Needed: Students with character to apply for area scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for 2017 Mainely Character Scholarships to be awarded this spring.  More...

South Portland students to present 2017 musical

This winter, South Portland High School will stage “Once Upon a Mattress.” The show features more than 70 South Portland students in a playful adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s traditional fairytale “The Princess and the More...

Owner searches for dog missing since October

SACO – A pet beagle has been missing from Saco since the end of October, and no progress has been made since early November in determining her whereabouts.  More...

Municipalities aim to replace streetlights

BIDDEFORD – Biddeford is taking steps to replace the city’s streetlights with newer LED technology.  More...

Assessor is new Cape Elizabeth town manager

CAPE ELIZABETH — In replacing 31-year town manager Michael McGovern, the Cape Elizabeth Town Council did not need to go far, looking just outside McGovern’s office door to tap town Assessor Matthew Sturgis.  More...

Boys & Girls Club art to be shown in South Portland

Boys & Girls Club members from Greater Portland were scheduled to showcase original works of art at the 2017 Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine Fine Arts Exhibit - Artist Opening, Jan. More...

Book about homeless family to be read, discussed at library

Award-winning Maine author Brenda Reeves Sturgis will celebrate the publication of her new picture book, “Still a Family,” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4 at Thomas Memorial Library in Cape Elizabeth.  More...

Library kicks off winter reading program with Center for Wildlife

The South Portland Public Library will start its second annual winter reading program Saturday, Jan. 28. More...

Evergreen Credit Union welcomes board member

Evergreen Credit Union announced that Brenner (Brie) Allen joined the board of directors. Allen is a director with the law firm of Allen & Pinnix, P.A. She is licensed in Maine, Washington and Washington, D.C. More...

Animal ambassador to visit library to educate visitors

The South Portland Public Library will host an introduction to Maine’s creatures of the night, presented by the Center for Wildlife, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28. More...

Open house will raise awareness for pantry

KC Salter of Newgrange Touch Therapies, a bodywork therapist who is hosting an open house Saturday, Jan. More...

A Window on the Past

So. Portland Historical society seeks train buff

South Portland has been a central location for several train lines and train companies over the years. More...