April 21, 2017 RSS feed / Community

In the Know

BUCKLE UP — Those opposed to wearing seatbelts might want to do so anyway when driving through South Portland during the next few months.  More...

B2B charitable bibs running out

Runners still looking for a spot at the start line of the sold-out TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race can secure a bib from Let’s Go!, the race’s 2017 race beneficiary, in exchange for fundraising.  More...

Be aware of new scam regarding property

New scams, promising to return  unclaimed property for a fee, are targeting Maine residents through unofficial websites and notices in the mail. More...

Sacred Stories to be held May 3

Color of Community presents “Sacred Stories” at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 3 at South Portland City Hall, 25 Cottage Road.  Hear the stories of refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants.   More...

Kicking ice and taking names

South Portland’s Cassandra Albano, 17, far right, was honored as a graduating senior at the annual Team Excel Synchronized Skating Banquet held at the Verve- Crown Plaza in Natick, Massachusett More...

Shredding event provided for free

South Portland Public Library will host a Community Shredding Day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22 (Earth Day) in the main library parking lot, 482 Broadway.  More...

Credit unions move toward historic merger

BIDDEFORD – Maine-based Ocean Communities Federal Credit Union will merge with New Hampshire-based Northeast Credit Union in July, making Ocean Communities the first Maine-based credit union to cross state lines.  More...

2017 Summer Camp Guide

Mad Science in the Summer Time!   More...

Cape school cosponsoring USM event

“Eat Well, Sleep Well, Learn Well: How food, sleep and screen time relate to attention, memory and executive function” will explore the connections between healthy living and successful learning at USM’s Wishcamper Center in Portlan More...

Dave Mallett to perform in South Portland

David Mallett will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13 at First Congregational Church, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland. Tickets are $22 in advance or $25 at the door (children ages 6 at 12 are $16). More...

SPHS graduate earns first win

Freshman right hander Griffin Kelley of South Portland earned his first collegiate win on the hill, allowing two runs (one earned) on two hits in two innings vs. Fitchburg State University. More...

Hear, discuss Irish music at library event

Thomas Memorial Library continues its Soundwaves Music Series with a performance by New England Irish band, The Press Gang, at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 22. When you hear an Irish tune, you can immediately identify it as Irish. Why is that? More...

South Portland Earth Day cleanup set for April 22

The South Portland Land Trust is organizing a citywide Earth Day cleanup and invites area residents, businesses and organizations to participate by helping to clean up parks, beaches, shorelines and trails across South Portland from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m More...

Professor to speak about race, justice

Dr. Leroy M. Rowe will speak about race and justice in America at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Thomas Memorial Library in Cape Elizabeth. More...

Spring has sprung

Above, Red Riots softball sophomore Sydney Sherburne swings for the fences during an April 15 round robin scrimmage competition at the Wainwright Athletic Complex. More...

A Window on the Past

Leave a lasting memory with an engraved brick

The Engraved Brick Program at South Portland Historical Society’s museum at Bug Light Park helps raise important funding for preservation activities and museum operations. More...