Award Winning Chorus to Perform Holiday Concert Dec. 13th in South Portland

November 29, 2010, South Portland, ME.  Maine’s own Downeasters Barbershop Chorus, winner of the 2009 Northeastern District Chorus Championships, combines the joy of the season and the spirit of giving in a holiday concert on Monday, Dec. 13th at 7 PM at Mahoney Middle School. With singers from Saco to Lewiston/Auburn, the Downeasters will perform holiday favorites with proceeds benefiting the Cancer Community Center.

Audience members will be treated to seasonal holiday favorites in a variety of styles.  The holiday concert will take place on Monday, December 13th, 2010, at 7:00pm at Mahoney Middle School, 240 Ocean St.

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Proposed zoning change riles neighbors

SCARBOROUGH, ME (NEWS CENTER) -- In the shadow of the Scarborough Connector sits 6 acres of undeveloped woods, property, owned by the Department of Transportation, that hasn't been on the market for about 50 years... until now.

The DOT confirms it had no intention of selling until a buyer, identified by the Scarborough Economic Development Corporation as Maine Eye Care, came forward a couple months ago. According to the DOT, the list price on the land is $695,000, and the land is under contract.

J. COLE with Special Guest TBA @ Port City Music Hall

J. COLE
(with special guests TBA)
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Port City Music Hall
8:00pm 18+  (Minors admitted with parent)
$22 Advance/ $25 Door/ $40 VIP
Tickets are available at http://www.portcitymusichall.com/ and at all Bull Moose Music locations.
The 24-year old North Carolina native J. Cole (born Jermaine Cole) is the first artist signed to Jay-Z’s new Roc Nation label. The success of his first singleWho Dat? lead to a 2010 BET's Rising Icon award. Cole made himself notable through a scholarly approach to the game – no small feat considering his Magna Cum Laude distinction upon graduating from St. John’s University.
If his sudden christening by JAY-Z shocked the haters, their doubts were quickly refuted when J. Cole dropped his recent mixtape The Warm Up, as well as a coveted guest verse on JAY-Z’s Blueprint 3 with “A Star is Born”. Soulful and strong, J.

Annual South Portland, Pape Chevrolet Boys Basketball Tip Off Classic (Pre season Tournament) at SPH

Annual South Portland, Pape Chevrolet Boys Basketball Tip Off Classic (Pre season Tournament) at SPHS Beal Gym

FRI DEC 3 and SAT DEC 4

FRI game schedule -

4p - Thornton Academy vs Yarmouth
5 30 - Scarborough vs Falmouth
7 - Nokomis vs SOUTH PORTLAND
8 30 - Cheverus vs Cape Elizabeth

SAT game schedule -

2 30 - Nokomis vs Scarborough
4 - Yarmouth vs Sanford
5 30 - Cape Elizabeth vs Thornton Academy
7 - Falmouth vs SOUTH PORTLAND

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Funding for 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Grants

Plan a community volunteer service projects commemorating Martin Luther King Day of Service on January 17, in your community. Successful applicants will receive $500 to help implement projects.
The MCCS challenge to communities all over Maine is to develop volunteer service projects that; unite community sectors in service, address a problem or condition that impacts quality of life for individuals or a community, and provides those who serve an opportunity to reflect on the link between their service, the problem, and the local implications for the community residents.

Help Good Shepherd Food-Bank “Stuff the Truck” Saturday at Maine Mall

WHAT: In response to the increase need for food this holiday season and coming winter, Good Shepherd Food-Bank is asking the public to help “Stuff the Truck” with food for the hungry on November 20 from 9 AM – 3 PM at the Maine Mall. The Food-Bank truck will be located in the parking lot at the corner of Gorham Road and Philbrook Avenue, adjacent to Hannaford supermarket.
 
Canned items such as vegetables, fruit, tuna, chicken, and soups are a few of the most needed items. Monetary donations are also greatly needed. For every $1 donated the Food-Bank can purchase and distribute $8 worth of food to the Greater Portland area and other communities throughout the state. 

WHY: The Food-Bank’s partner agencies are reporting significant increases in need this year.

Teacher Training in Maine!

200 Hour Teacher Training with Jacqui Bonwell at Greener Postures in South Portland, Maine

begins January 1, 2011

Start the new year off with this powerful training to become a yoga teacher or to deepen your own practice.  Learn how to be, not only of great service to yourself but to others.

This training will produce intelligent, connected, compassionate, nurturing, powerful and confident teachers well versed in history, philosophy, spirituality and anatomy.