September 14, 2018 RSS feed / Community

Council gets earful on ‘paper street’ buyout offer

CAPE ELIZABETH – With a settlement deal in hand to end the decades-old argument over public use of a scenic paper street, the Cape Elizabeth Town Council has no lack of public opinion to consider.  A hearing on the topic drew nearly 70 peo More...

Our Sustainable City

Take simple steps this fall to manage your lawn

With the first season of the new pesticide ordinance in effect, many people are wondering how to maintain a lush, green lawn. This week’s column is dedicated to simple steps you can take to achieve this.  More...

Marching band opens season

Marching to the Music of Pasek and Paul’s, “Waving Through a Window,” “Another Day of Sun,” “City of Stars,” “Mia and Sebastian’s Theme,” “This is Me,” and “The Greatest Sh More...

Transit agencies launch survey

To help local transit agencies improve service, transit riders or anyone interested in better transit can take an online survey to provide feedback on bus routing options. More...

Blind horse needs shelter, meet him Sept. 16

For about a week on Facebook, Mona Jerome of Ever After Mustang Rescue in Biddeford, slowly revealed the special story of a horse in her care named Jazz, a 19-year-old horse surrendered to the rescue years ago.Jazz’s secret, which Mona has kept More...

A Window on the Past

The South Portland High School football team of 1927. More...

Bush lecture series is Oct. 3 at UNE, Biddeford

The University of New England has announced that Ellie LeBlond Sosa, granddaughter of President George H.W. More...

Art, life

South Portland artist Matt Donahue and his wife Pat in their living room at 30 Nutter Road, which they open to the public on the first Friday of each month to view the hundreds of original paintings More...

Library to host book launch

The South Portland Public Library will hold a book release party 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. More...

Drive electric cars in SoPo

Interested in test driving an electric car or learning more about them? A free event noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. More...

Business News

Kathy Duca, vice president/managing broker of the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cape Elizabeth real estate office announced that Marc Cardullo has been recognized for outstanding achievement and named Broker of the Month in August 2018 for su More...

Man’s recovery will be long

SACO – Following an accident involving one of their own, the north Saco community has come together to raise money to help the family, but they’ve only just begun. During a Beech Ridge Motor Speedway Day of Destruction event Aug. More...

Look back: Gamma Chi fraternity of South Portland

We recently received the donation of a book from 1932 that covers the history of an apparently now-defunct national fraternity, Kappa Alpha Pi. More...

UNE now part of northern collaborative

The University of New England was recently welcomed as the newest member of the University of the Arctic, a cooperative network of universities, colleges, research institutes and other organizations concerned with education and research in the people More...