October 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Two vie for District 2 City Council seat in South Portland

SOUTH PORTLAND — There are three seats up for grabs on the South Portland City Council for the Nov. 7 election, but only one is an actual contest. More...

News Updates

Community

Potential Fort Williams Park manager could be mid-year hire

CAPE ELIZABETH – As the use of Fort Williams Park continues to grow, town staff, councilors and members of the Fort Williams Park Committee have begun thinking about making changes about how the popular seaside park in managed. More...

Race for open space

Former Cape Elizabeth resident, Grady Jackson, now of Somerville, Massachusetts crosses the finish line to win the Bug Light 5K with a net time of 16 minutes, 59 seconds. More...

In the Know

DONE DEAL — According to South Portland Public Works Director Doug Howard, the new $15.7 million highway garage on Highland Avenue, which also will house the public transportation and parks and recreation departments, is “basically done.& More...

City appoints new health officer

SOUTH PORTLAND — The city of South Portland has its first new health officer in nearly a decade.  At its Oct. 2 meeting, the city council voted unanimously to appoint firefighter Joshua Pobrislo to a three-year term, through Oct. More...

Cape debates standing energy commitee

CAPE ELIZABETH – Over the last decade there has been two ad hoc groups tasked with looking into ways town residents and businesses can adopt alternative energy practices. More...

Letters

Economic development talk open to public

To the editor:   On Wednesday, Oct. 18, South Portland Economic Development Committee (EDC) is sponsoring a talk by Michael Dubyak, ex CEO of WEX and current co-chair of Focus Maine at the South Portland Community Centre.  More...

City ‘will be better’ if candidate is elected

To the editor:   I am a resident of South Portland, I have four children in elementary and middle school here and I work full time. Busy is an understatement. More...

Medicaid expansion explained in town forum

To the editor:   I write to encourage members of our community to take advantage of an upcoming Town Hall-styler meeting on Question 2: Medicaid Expansion.  This free community event will be held on Sunday, Oct. 22, 1 to 2 p.m. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, Oct. 12   Author event, 6 p.m., South Portland Public Library, Broadway, South Portland. Julie Falatko will read “Snappsy the Alligator and His Best Friend Forever! (Probably).”Wear pajamas. Includes pizza and craft.  More...