The South Portland Sentry

HEALTH & MEDICAL

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Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it.

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 editor@inthesentry.com 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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Candidate leaves South Portland race

By Duke Harrington
Contributing Writer

SOUTH PORTLAND — The race for positions on the South Portland City Council narrowed late last week.

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A Window on the Past

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By Craig Skelton
South Portland Historical Society

It’s funny how seeing an old picture can take you back in time.

Stephen King will sign books in South Portland

Stephen King will embark on a six-city book tour to promote the release of his upcoming book, “Revival.” The Books-A-Million in South Portland will be his final tour stop at 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17.

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New staff welcomed at funeral home

Mike Frechette has been named to the staff of Hobbs

Funeral Homes as a licensed funeral director. Frechette is working on a second career, having been a longtime businessman in Maine working primarily in real estate.

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Residents raise questions in wake of events in Missouri

By Duke Harrington
Contributing Writer

South Portland Police Chief Ed Googins has addressed ongoing concerns over a military surplus vehicle acquired by the city last fall in the wake of news from Ferguson, Missouri, where police responded to riots after an officer shot and killed a suspect.

Committee aimed at preservation

By Jason Glynn
Contributing Writer

SOUTH PORTLAND – The South Portland City Council is offering residents a way to impact their community and have a say about the things they care about.

Sentry interviewee is inspiration

To the editor:

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Bear baiting degrades the sport of hunting

To the editor:

We are the last state to allow trapping, baiting and hounding of bears. These practices are neither necessary to successfully hunt bear nor to control the bear population. Sadly, it’s the profitability of bear trophy killing that opponents to fair chase wish to conserve.

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