December 22, 2017 RSS feed / Community

South Portland has setback in tar sands lawsuit

SOUTH PORTLAND — Last week, the South Portland City Council canceled a closed-door meeting with its attorneys amid word of an imminent development in the lawsuit filed by Portland Pipe Line Corp that would have rendered that session moot. More...

Sentry Great Person Award Ballot

Below are those who have been nominated for the award.  Voting will end at noon, Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017 and the winner will be announced in the next edition. The winner will be interviewed for a newspaper article. More...

Cape officials choose new superintendent

CAPE ELIZABETH – After nearly two years of searching for a permanent replacement for Superintendent Meredith Nadeau, who left the position in July 2016, after five years, the Cape Elizabeth School Board thinks it has found the right candidate i More...

Marina owners appeal ‘dangerous building’ ruling

SOUTH PORTLAND — The owners of the Aspasia Marina, located at 257 Front St., have appealed a decision of city code enforcement officer Matthew LeConte, who advised in an Oct. More...

Voting continues for Sentry’s Great Person

Nominations are in for the Sentry’s Great Person Award and voting begins now. We’ve asked readers to tell us who has influenced their lives. More...

In the Know

POLICE ACCREDITATION — The South Portland Police Department was visited Nov. 27 by a team of Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. More...

Cape Mock Trial Team stands out

CAPE ELIZABETH – Cape Elizabeth is known worldwide for Portland Headlight, a lighthouse first lit in 1791 and said to be the most photographed lighthouse, but the students from Cape Elizabeth High School are putting the town on the map in a muc More...

A Window on the Past

South Portland’s notorious sea captain, Joe York

I mentioned Captain Joe York in a prior column about the six-masted schooner, the George W. Wells. More...