February 24, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Cancer center to hold tasting event

Pouring for a Purpose, a fundraiser for Cancer Community Center in South Portland, will be held 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Thompson’s Point in Portland. Cost is $50 in advance or $60 at the door.  More...

Library to celebrate special day

South Portland Public Library will host a day of special programming Thursday, March 2 to celebrate Read Across America Day, a nationwide reading celebration that happens each year on Dr. Seuss’s birthday.  More...

New portion of Eastern Trail in Scarborough to be completed

The Eastern Trail Alliance announced that WEX, the South Portland based corporate payment solution provider, gave $25,000 toward its $3.8 million fundraising goal to complete a section of Maine’s Eastern Trail. More...

Scientist, artist to demonstrate dioramas at monthly meeting

Saco Bay Artists will hold its monthly meeting at noon, Monday, March 13 at The Pines, Manor Street, Ocean Park. It will feature a demonstration of dioramas and scale models by Carlo Spirito.  More...

Diocese of Portland to pray for victims of abuse

Bishop Robert P. Deeley has designated Friday, March 3, as a diocesan-wide Day of Prayer and Penance to seek forgiveness for past harm while offering prayers for the healing of victims/survivors of sexual abuse in the Catholic church. More...

Senator presents school water safety bill

Sen. Rebecca Millett (D-Cape Elizabeth) presented a bill to strengthen water testing requirements in Maine schools to protect children from the health risk of lead poisoning.  More...

Next After Hours concert to feature jazz

South Portland Public Library invites the public to an After Hours concert that features the jazzy Hadacol Bouncers at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 11 at the Main Library and includes New Orleans and Chicago style jazz.  More...

Credit union helps South Portland Food Cupboard

Town & Country Federal Credit Union donated $2,500 to South Portland Food Cupboard to provide supplemental meals and snacks to needy kids at local schools.  More...

A Window on the Past

Remembering changes to Mill Creek Plaza

At the South Portland Historical Society, we received a welcome donation of photographs taken by Brian Kunath in the 1990s. It was quite nostalgic to look through them and see how much Mill Creek has changed. More...