Community Newsletter

Issue #314

This City of South Portland Community E-Newsletter includes information about City sponsored events, projects and special announcements from South Portland's non-profit community.    Sign up if you would like to receive the newsletter directly to your inbox. Having difficulty viewing the newsletter?  The newsletter and archives are posted on the City's website here.   Please report broken links to news@southportland.org.

Notice of Change of Hours 

City Hall, Assessing, Library, Community Center, Transfer Station, and offices at the Hamlin Building (496 Ocean St) will be closed on June 20th in observation of Juneteenth.
The Finance and City Clerk's office will be closing at 4:30pm on June 23 & June 30.
Trash & Recycling Bus Schedules Parks & Recreation Programs Pay Taxes and Bills Online Online Services
Public Meeting Agendas & Information
All City Board & Committee Agendas and Packet material, including City Council Meeting material, may now be found on BoardDocs. All packet material and agendas will be posted by 4:30pm on Friday the week prior to the scheduled meeting.  Bookmark this link!
Do you need to report a pothole, traffic hazard, broken streetlight, file a general complaint, or other issue on city property? 
Click here to file a complaint or issue using the Citizen Request Portal
On June 7, the South Portland City Council passed an emergency ordinance that places a moratorium on evictions for certain situations, and caps rent increases during the moratorium period to no greater than 10%. This ordinance is now in effect through November 27, 2022.  Read More  

The Sustainability Office recently launched a new drop off site for our food waste recycling program at Redbank Community Center, expanding the reach of this program to residents living in Redbank Village, Brickhill Apartments, Olde English Village and Liberty Apartments!  Look for the launch event on Saturday, June 25th from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.! 

Join us on Saturday, June 18th at 10:30am as we celebrate Maine's 200th birthday (plus 2!) with special guests Lynn Plourde and Mark Scott Ricketts. Read aloud, drawing demonstration, crafts, cake, and more! For more information, visit https://southportlandlibrary.com/happy-birthday-maine-with-lynn-plourde-and-mark-scott-ricketts/
Our 2022 Summer Reading Program starts on June 11th, and with a theme like "Oceans of Possibility", it's shore to be fin-tastic! This summer, there will separate programs for children, teens, and adults, each with their own challenges and prizes. For more information, visit https://southportlandlibrary.com/2022-summer-reading-program/
Join the South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce for special outdoor movie events:
  • Tuesday July 19, Bug Light Park – “The Croods: A New Age”
  • Tuesday July 26, Bug Light Park – "Space Jam: A New Legacy"
  • Tuesday Aug 2, Redbank Community Field – "Encanto"
Movies will start at sunset (around 8 PM). We highly recommend arriving earlier for parking and to claim your spot and get food. These events are FREE and no registration is required. Limited parking is available onsite. Near Bug Light, additional parking will be available at the Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) parking lot.

Join us for food and beverage and family fun! The South Portland Human Rights Commission will also be providing an educational component to the "Encanto" screening at Redbank.

In addition to South Portland Parks & Recreation, we'd like to thank our sponsors:

Northern Light Mercy Hospital
Texas Instruments
Pape Chevrolet
Gorrill Palmer
City of South Portland
AFC Urgent Care
Town and Country FCU
Global Partners
A message from the South Portland Conservation Commission
The City Council is seeking people to serve on a number of city committees. There is a committee for everyone's interest!  If you are interested in applying, please click here for more information: https://onboard.southportland.org/
Apply Now
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