January 11, 2019 RSS feed / Community

Little League sign ups to be held

South Portland National Little League is holding its 2019 in-person player registrations at the Boys and Girls Club at 169 Broadway in South Portland on the following dates:  Friday, Feb. 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Land trust announces new officers, board

Richard Rottkov, a South Portland Land Trust board member since 2003 and a former president (2008-2010) of the nonprofit environmental organization, was chosen by the trust’s board of directors to serve as president. More...

Tri for a Cure drawing is Feb. 1

Each year, Maine Cancer Foundation hosts an online registration drawing for exclusive spots in the annual Tri for a Cure triathlon. Interested participants had until midnight Jan. 31 to submit their name for a chance to be selected. More...

Senator to lead committee

Sen. Rebecca Millett (D-Cape Elizabeth) was appointed by Senate President Troy Jackson (D-Allagash, to be chairman of the Joint Standing Committee for Education and Cultural Affairs for the 129th Legislative session.  More...

Our Sustainable City

Clean green energy Is solar living up to our expectations?

South Portland’s one-megawatt solar array at the city’s capped landfill came online in October 2017. More...

Tri City Community Chorus seeks members

Tri City Community Chorus invites any singers interested in joining, to an orientation 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. More...

Hospice announces award winner

Hospice of Southern Maine honored Dr. Marilyn R. Gugliucci, director of geriatrics education at the University of New England, with the Pope Leadership Award at its annual meeting held Dec. 14 at Congregation Bet Ha’am in South Portland. More...

Banjoist to perform at library

The South Portland Public Library’s next featured performer in the After Hours concert series is Peter Mezoian and his outrageous banjo. The show begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at the library’s main location.  More...

South Portland police recognized for training

South Portland Police Department is the first police agency in Maine to have been recognized by the International Association of Chiefs of Police as having attained the requirements of the One Mind campaign.   More...

Residents walk in parade

South Portland residents Ralph and Michele Trynor walked in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California, on New Year’s Day, alongside the float sponsored by the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs.  Since 1890, the Tournament of Roses has More...

WinterFest to be held this month

The South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club and the city of South Portland will present the seventh annual WinterFest celebration Friday, January 25 and Saturday, Jan. 26.  More...

Old Dogs, New Digs

Gemini arrived at the shelter as a stray and the vet estimated him to be about 8 to 10 years old. Gemini is a really nice old Lab mix that appears to be good with other dogs, but is a little too interested in cats to live with them. More...

A Window on the Past

Society seeks information on Finnan Haddie Smoke House

One of the things I love about our work at South Portland Historical Society is the discovery of new people, businesses and other pieces of our community’s past that were never seemingly recorded. More...