August 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Hugs all around

Rosalyn Baldwin, 8, of Louisiana, center, visited Maine July 23, making it No. 33 on her two-year quest to hug a cop in all 50 states. More...

Letters

It’s the beginning of the end here and all over world

To the editor:   We are rapidly running out of time to save our planet. We have very little time to make revolutionary changes in how we think and behave. More...

Neighborhoods, be aware of short-term rentals

To the editor: I’ve lived in my home in a residential neighborhood of South Portland for 47 years. There have been some changes as one might expect, but nothing as dramatic as what I’ve experienced over the last few years. More...

People

Charles James Nye Jr.

Charles James “Butchie” Nye Jr. died July 21, 2018. He was born Feb. 19, 1946 in Portland.  He was from Scarborough, Maine and most recently resided in Lakeland, Florida. He passed peacefully in his sleep. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

The Sentry accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please email your listing to editor@inthesentry.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

Eye is on preserving a greener city

SOUTH PORTLAND — More than a year into the development of a new plan to preserve open space in South Portland, and with just five months to go until the deadline for delivery of a finished report, an ad hoc committee working on the project has More...

City creates tax district to aid affordable housing

SOUTH PORTLAND — Having previously re-zoned the property around the former St. More...

Community

A Window on the Past

Willard Beach once dominated by Willard Haven Hotel

In this week’s column, we take a last look at the sprawling Willard Haven Hotel on Willard Beach. More...

Get screened for skin cancer at Fort Williams

The Skin Cancer Foundation will visit southern Maine with its mobile skin cancer education program, Destination: Healthy Skin.  The foundation’s 38-foot RV, complete with two exam rooms, will visit Fort Williams in Cape Elizabeth 10 a.m. More...

Art in the Park is Aug. 11 at Mill Creek

South Portland’s 39th annual Art in the Park show and sale will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 at Mill Creek Park. More...