February 10, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Abused cat had tape around face

SACO – Two employees of Pet Life in Saco were shocked Sunday morning when they discovered a cat had been left outside the door, stuffed in a cardboard box, inside a hooded litter box, with duct tape around its face.  More...

Renters encouraged to attend workshop in South Portland

The South Portland City Council will hold a public workshop to review and potentially enact a new ordinance that increases protections for renters throughout the city. It will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. More...

South Portland author to publish new book

Islandport Press has signed South Portland author Jean Flahive and will publish her children’s picture book, “The Old Mainer and the Sea,” in October.  More...

Retreats to be held at Marie Joseph

Retreats to be held at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford include “An Introductory Workshop/Retreat on Centering Prayer,” March 10 through March 12 with Fr. Joseph Manship. More...

Paint for Preservation seeks artists

Cape Elizabeth Land Trust has begun accepting artist submissions for Paint for Preservation 2017, the organization’s 10th annual juried wet paint auction. More...

MECA student designs new Beach to Beacon 2017 poster

The TD Beach to Beacon has collaborated with Maine College of Art on the design of a commemorative poster for the special 20th running of the iconic 10K road race on Aug. More...

Bill to lower college costs endorsed by committee

A majority of the Legislature’s Education and Cultural Affairs committee voted recently to support a bill by Sen. Rebecca Millett (D-Cape Elizabeth) to reduce the out-ofpocket costs of higher education for low-income students.  More...

Genealogy workshop is Feb. 15

South Portland Public Library continues its series of genealogy workshops at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Main Library.  More...

A Window on the Past

Photos donated of Portland Sagamores

South Portland Historical Society has been actively researching the history of the Portland Sagamores, a semi-professional football team that played in the 1930s and 1940s. More...

Swearing in

Newly appointed members of volunteer boards in South Portland, including, from left, Daniel Paul (energy and recycling committee), Greg Williams (energy and recycling committee), Will Haskell (Long C More...