The South Portland Sentry

A Window on the Past


By Craig Skelton
South Portland Historical Society

We look this week at another of our South Portland fire companies.

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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Magic Carpet Cleaning & Restoration


Water Damage call the company with the fastest response time 24 hrs a day, Magic Carpet Cleaning & Restoration at 767-1359 because time is not on your side when it comes to water.

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Michelle Raymond loves to come to work every day at her shop Heirloom Consignment.

Located at 161 Ocean St. in South Portland the shop opened early last April with 4,000-square-feet. “People were very receptive and encouraging and still are” says Raymond.

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Hour Glass Company ~ South Portland, Maine

Hour Glass Company is committed to providing quality glass products and fast, dependable service at very competitive prices! Keep your money in Maine! We are local, family owned and operated, We love what we do! We give you and your project the kind of attention that you deserve and take a personal interest in your satisfaction.

Friendly service will keep you coming back!

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With Over 20 Years Experience In The Hearth Industry, Embers Stoves & Fireplaces Understood What Their Customers Need!

Winter is now in full swing, but it’s not too late to think about how you’re going to heat your home when those temperatures drop again.

Embers Stoves and Fireplaces in South Portland specializes in stoves and fireplaces, including gas, wood and pellet.

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Let Jason Bisson sell for you

Jason works with Sellers and Buyers in Greater Portland, Coastal Southern Maine and the Lakes Region. He is the Broker and Listing Lead at Flynn & Company, South Portland. He also specializes in relocation’s (in-state, national and international), Investors and first time home buyers.

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New Nail Technician and Hair Stylist Join Studio 77-Art of Hair


AnneMarie Callow is the proud owner & operator of this wonderful hair salon located on Ocean St in South Portland. She prides herself with dedication to her clients. With continued education, you will receive, quality and precision hair services, with knowledge of new techniques. Also offering personalized services, using top of the line products.

“75” And Going Strong!

As we reflect on the past year we are able to be thankful for the support and enthusiasm we receive everyday from the local community and beyond. The ongoing comments we receive related to the store such as how “good things look”, “your prices and quality are the best” and “I won't get my meats anywhere else” keep us working hard to deserve them.

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Library leads expected Cape tax hike

By Duke Harrington
Contributing Writer

CAPE ELIZABETH — Officials in Cape Elizabeth are warning residents to brace for a tax hike of at least 2.4 percent next year — because that’s just the municipal side of the ledger, before accounting for the school budget.