• Maine December 7, 2021 8:08 pm

    ‘I'm Humbled': Former Somali Refugee Becomes South Portland's 1st Muslim Mayor

    In a historic first for South Portland, Maine, and likely the United States, City Councilor Deqa Dhalac has become the city’s mayor. Dhalac is believed to be the first Somali-American mayor of a U.S. city, as well as South Portland’s first Muslim mayor. The position is chosen by city council vote, and Dhalac was elected unanimously to the position...

Contact Us