May 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

City sees the light

SOUTH PORTLAND – Nearly a decade after City Planner Tex Haeuser had a bright idea, the light bulb had finally gone on, not just over his head, but across the entire city.   More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:48pm
City council amenable to public housing pitch - February 14th, 2018 - 4:38pm
Council tables propane moratorium 'indefinitely' - December 10th, 2015 - 10:45am
Shooting suspects arrested in South Portland - March 13th, 2015 - 10:42am
SoPo says no - July 16th, 2014 - 9:10am
6-Year-Old Assaulted in South Portland - September 17th, 2013 - 3:30pm

Community

In the Know

PERMITS – The town received 112 applications for 32 spaces on the Great Pond boat-storage racks for the 2018 season.  Permits for the 32 available slots were awarded by lottery after a drawing on March 15 at the Assessing/Codes/Planning of More...

Cape Elizabeth student named scholar

Grace Roberts, a graduating senior at Cape Elizabeth High School, has been named one of 630 semifinalists in the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The semifinalists were selected from nearly 5,300 candidates expected to graduate from U.S. More...

Church, Scouts celebrate 100 years

Peoples Methodist Episcopal Church of Ferry Village began sponsoring Boy Scout Troop 3 of the South Portland District and received a charter on May 6, 1918 and with the help of present troop leaders, will close out the first 100 years of sponsorship More...

Council signals support for Main Street complex

SOUTH PORTLAND — The South Portland City Council suffered another five-hour marathon meeting Tuesday, May 1, but for the first time in seven months, the topic was not short-term rentals.  More...

Winning path

South Portland varsity softball players junior Sydney Sherburne, left, and senior Maeve Kelley, are all smiles during the Saturday, April 28, 27-3 victory over Deering High School. More...

Letters

Councilor supports candidate

To the editor:   Chris Kessler is running for the state Legislature as a Democrat, seeking the District 32 seat to be vacated by Scott Hamann.  More...

Letter writer switched parties

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Candidate endorses by fellow legislator

To the editor:   As a former legislator who served as Senate chairman of the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee, and a member of the Appropriations Committee, I am writing to endorse Mary Ann Lynch for state representative from Cape Elizabe More...