The Portland Sea Dogs are accepting nominations for the inaugural “William Troubh Community Service Award.” The award recognizes a local citizen who, through his or her efforts, makes Portland a great city to live and/or work in. Mr. Troubh was a lifelong resident of Portland who dedicated his life to making Portland a great place to live and work. He served multiple terms on the Portland City Council and was mayor in 1974 and 1975 and again in 1983 and 1984. Troubh was instrumental in bringing the Portland Sea Dogs to the city in 1994. He also played pivotal roles in developing the waterfront, Cumberland County Civic Center and Portland Ice Arena, which has been named after him. Troubh also served six years as president of the Eastern League.

To nominate someone for this award, please submit a letter of support for your nominee and describe the actions they take to improve the city of Portland. Deadline for nominations is Friday, March 20. Please submit your letter in person at Hadlock Field or via mail to Portland Sea Dogs, attn: William Troubh Community Service Award, 271 Park Avenue, Portland, ME 04102. The winner will be announced on Saturday, April 25.

The University of Southern Maine will host “Gorham Night” Tuesday at Warren G. Hill Gymnasium in Gorham. The Huskies men’s and women’s basketball teams will host Plymouth State in a doubleheader. Halftime will feature third- and fourth-graders from the Gorham school system.

The Lakes Environmental Association in Bridgton will hold its 11th annual Four Square World Championships at 5 p.m., Feb. 28 at Bridgton Academy. The cost is $10 to enter. For more information or to RSVP, contact Peter Lowell at 647-8580 or [email protected]