The South Portland Sentry

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 and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. Listings also may be mailed to: The Sentry, 1 York St., P.O. Box 1894, Biddeford, ME 04005.

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Cape resident is new land trust coordinator

Scarborough Land Trust has hired Theresa Galvin of Cape Elizabeth as part-time stewardship coordinator. She will work with volunteers, contractors and community partners to create and maintain trails, protect wildlife habitat and preserve open space on land trust properties.

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2015 Summer Camp Directory


Ride Waves and Enjoy the Beach at Surf Camp

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A Window on the Past


By Craig H. Skelton
South Portland Historical Society

Our window takes a long look back this week.

Dogs honored in May 3 fundraising event for cancer society

Bark For Life, an event hosted by the American Cancer Society, will bring dog owners and their pets together in the fight against cancer on Sunday, May 3. The noncompetitive 3-mile walkathon will raise funds for the American Cancer Society while celebrating the bond between people and their dogs.

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In the News

New TIF approved

The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development has approved a tax increment financing (TIF) district for Cape Elizabeth, the first in the town’s history.

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Reader embraces Martin’s Point, wants green space maintained

To the editor:

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Sweet centennial


By Duke Harrington
Staff Writer

SOUTH PORTLAND — There are a lot of old folks homes in southern Maine, but only a very

City’s capital improvements budget goes green

By Duke Harrington
Staff Writer

SOUTH PORTLAND — The ‘C’ in South Portland’s CIP plan for 2016 might well stand for ‘climate.”

Southern dogs find new hope with area rescue


By Molly Lovell-Keely
Managing Editor

SOUTHERN MAINE – Thanks to Lucky Pup Rescue, 10 dogs from the south arrived in M