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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

Business Review


Take a cue from successful women   According to the Fortune 500 list, 2015 tied the record set for the highest number of female CEOs in America’s largest companies by revenue. More...


Oral histories focus of new Fort Williams exhibit

The Fort Williams Park Foundation, Cape Elizabeth Historical Preservation Society and Thomas Memorial Library have partnered to offer a month of discovery to those who wish to explore the park’s 90 years as an Army post. More...

SMCC to hold open house

Southern Maine Community College will hold a spring open house Saturday, April 8 at the South Portland campus, 2 Fort Road.  The event provides prospective students, and those who have already been accepted, an opportunity to learn more about th More...

A Window on the Past

Cape Elizabeth High School, class of 1884

This week’s A Window on the Past looks on the members of the class of 1884, posing for a portrait outside Cape Elizabeth High School. More...

City sets standards for pot shops

SOUTH PORTLAND — As the South Portland Planning Board sat down at a workshop Tuesday, March 28, to review proposed zoning regulations for newly legal retail marijuana stores, acting Chairman Adrian Dowling said he didn’t want to see signs More...

City tax bills expected to climb 3.75 percent

SOUTH PORTLAND — Maine, as all longtime residents know, has two additional seasons on top of the usual quartet of winter, spring, summer and fall, both of which happen to come jointly at this time of year.  More...


Council should do something

To the editor:   “It is maddening and exhausting to see that the South Portland City Council (with the exception of some councilors) again shrugged its responsibilities, and took another pass at addressing rental reasonableness in South Po More...

More does not lower rents

To the editor:  Several landlords and developers who spoke at the March  13 South Portland City Council workshop claimed that the only way to lower rents is to build more apartments.  Here are some real life examples:   More...

New administration threatens ban

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Things to Do

Things to Do

The Sentry accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please email your listing to and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...