[img_assist|nid=8639|title=|desc=Eight-year-old Ethan and his sister, Abigail, 5, enjoy a session
on one of several infl atable bounce houses at Saturday's STRIVE
Dance Marathon. Right, The Portsmouth based J.C. Underhill Band
starts things off for the 10th annual STRIVE Rocks Dance Marathon
at the Maine Mall Saturday night.
So the oil companies of South Portland are at it again (full page ad in the Sentry dated Feb. 28), telling us that Canadian “tar sands” are no different from refined petroleum; safe for the environment and will bring economic glory to the North East.
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SOUTH PORTLAND – The South Portland City Council voted 6-0 at its March 3 meeting to rezone the 1.74-acre parcel that’s home to the former Roosevelt Elementary School, removing it from the residential district and putting it in a newly-created conditional use area.