May 26, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Mutilation bill would protect minor girls

A bill sponsored by a Scarborough legislator is in the works right now to protect the health of minors across the state.  The bill, LD745 “An Act to Prohibit Female Genital Mutilation,” which is sponsored by Rep. More...

Towns to amend permits to let horses on beaches

Horses are not allowed to be on the beach from now until October in Scarborough, but a little more than four months from now when they are, riders may be expected to abide by a different set of rules.  More...

Former senator to lecture in Cape

Purpoodock Club’s June guest lecturer is the Honorable George J. Mitchell, U.S. senator from 1980 to 1995. He will speak about the role of the U.S. in world affairs. More...

Clean up Willard Friday

ReVision Energy and Surfrider Foundation will host a beach clean-up at Willard Beach in South Portland 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, May 26.  It is the second annual event with ReVision Energy and Surfrider. More...

Cash Run is June 24

Each year, hundreds of runners, walkers and families come together for the Run for Cash, a memorial 5K and family race remembering Army Capt. Christopher Scott Cash. More...

Gardening & Outdoor Living

How to spruce up outdoor space before hosting guests

Beautiful nights make for great opportunities to invite some friends over for a starry soiree under the nighttime sky. More...

Up where the air is clear

For a good cause

  Above, Lily Fortier, 7 of Biddeford, participates in a parachute race. Food sold at Saturday’s event benefi tted South Portland Historical Society. More...

In the Know

LIGHTS ON — The South Portland Planning Board gave unanimous final approval Tuesday, May 23, to a proposal from ReVision Energy to build a 1,000.32 kilowatt solar array that will consist of 2,992 solar panels installed atop the city’s 34- More...

Artists chosen for auction

Tickets are on sale for the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust’s 10th annual Paint for Preservation Wet Paint auction fundraiser Sunday, July 9. More...

Fairy house author to lead event

Liza Gardner Walsh, author of a number of books including, “Fairy House Handbook” and “Fairy Houses All Year,” will visit South Portland Public Library’s main location on Saturday, June 10 at 10:30 a.m. More...

Veterans groups plan tributes

The South Portland War Veterans Memorial Association, which consists of VFW Post 832 and American Legion Post 35, will gather on Saturday, May 27 at VFW Post 832 on 50 Peary Terrace at 9 a.m. to flag its five cemeteries. More...

Chorus to host spring concert

Tri City Community Chorus, with Music Director Nick MacDonald, presents its spring concert, Made for Music, at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at First Parish Church, 12 Beach St., Saco.  More...

Honorary helper

Cape Elizabeth Middle School student Manny Carlisle served as an honorary page in the Maine Senate on May 11. He was the guest of Sen. Rebecca Millett, of Cape Elizabeth. (Courtesy photo) More...