September 15, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Council: Consideration on foam ban still needs work

CAPE ELIZABETH – The town council is expected to put into place an ordinance that bans polystyrene foam use and sale in town and levy a 5 cent fee to a customer who uses a single use paper or plastic bag for their purchases, but decided Monday More...

In the Know

BALLOTS SET — The ballot has been finalized for this year’s round of city elections in South Portland, and it is mostly a matter of uncontested races, with one school board seat drawing no candidates at all.  More...

Celebrate Catholic schools

BIDDEFORD – A special Mass Sunday, Sept. 17 at St. Joseph Church in Biddeford will be an opportunity for the community’s Catholic school students to come home. More...

SPHS marching band opens 2017 season

Marching to the music of Hans Zimmer’s “The Dark Knight,” “Gladiator,” “Driving Miss Daisy,” “Madagascar,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” and “The Lion King,” the 2017 South P More...

Window on the Past

Holy Cross, before new construction

Our historic photograph this week was recently donated to the historical society by Betty Honan. More...

Another Chance Animal Rescue

This gentle, sweet 1-year-old girl will simply melt your heart. Karen is an old soul who is patiently waiting for the next chapter of her life to be fulfilled by an adoption into her forever family. More...

Cape officials warn of damage-causing moth

CAPE ELIZABETH – Winter month, an invasive moth first introduced into North America from Europe in the 1970s and seen in the New England area for the last 15 years, has come to Cape Elizabeth, stripping many trees of their greenery, leaving the More...

Ballot set in Cape

CAPE ELIZABETH – After it looked like there wouldn’t be enough candidates interested in filling the vacancies on the town council and school board, there will be one competitive race.  More...

City steps in to maintain cemetery

Ownership and long term care of Brown’s Hill Cemetery site still unclear

SOUTH PORTLAND — Using a $70,000 gift from the Methodist Church, South Portland is poised to take over maintenance of Brown’s Hill Cemetery at the corner of Church Street and Broadway, a move some city officials fear could open the door t More...

Potato sale helps homeless vets

Red, white and blue “Patriotic Potatoes” are helping Maine veterans.  Jeffrey Hobbs, owner of the Hobbs Funeral Homes, raised $1,046 for the South Portland/ Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club’s Maine Homeless Veterans Program. More...

Horse classes offered Oct. 7

The 11th annual Horse Show to benefit Ever After Mustang Rescue of Biddeford will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 at Hollis Equestrian Park, Route 5, Hollis.   Classes for riders at all levels will be offered, both English and Western. More...

Support

To help support the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust’s annual paint for preservation fundraiser, the South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club donated $750 to the cause. More...