St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day

Friday, March 17

We have reserved our usual area at Bull Feeney’s on the 2nd floor.

The Maine Public Safety Pipe & Drum Corps is performing at:

0930-1000 at RiRa
1200-1300 at Feeney’s

1500-1600 at Byrnes Irish Pub in Brunswick

1700-1800 at Byrnes Irish Pub in Bath

Wear your MPES shirt/kilt and join us as we celebrate the Holy Day of Obligation!

St. Patrick’s Parade

Portland St. Patrick’s Parade

Sunday, March 12

Line up at 11:00 AM and the parade starts at 12:00 noon

Portland Fish Pier off Commercial St. to just past RiRa on Commercial St.

The MPES Honor Guard and MPES members will be marching in the parade. If you can get a cruiser, that’s great too. Wear your MPES clothing/kilt or anything Irish. Dress warm.

After the parade, we will go to Bull Feeney’s for food/drink and entertainment from the Maine Public Safety Pipe & Drum Corps and Kora Shrine Highlanders.

March Meeting

Our March meeting will be held on:

Wednesday, March 8 at 6:30 PM

Bull Feeney’s (upstairs bar area), Portland, ME

We will have t-shirts for members who ordered them and will finalize plans for St. Patrick’s Day festivities.


Our February meeting will be held on:

Wednesday, Feb 8

Kerryman Pub (Mary’s Room, upstairs off the bar area)

512 Main St., Saco

Meeting starts at 6:30 PM

Any orders for t-shirts need to be received at or before the meeting, as the order will be placed after that to assure we have them for St. Patrick’s Day.

Thanks and see you then!


Our next monthly meeting is on Wednesday, January 11th at Joshua’s Restaurant & Tavern, 123 Maine Street (2nd floor) in Brunswick at 6:30 pm.

We hope that some more of our Mid-Coast members will be able to attend this month since we’ll be a wee bit farther north than usual!

We are also having a new member drive. If you are interested in joining, please go to our JOIN page for information. Print out an application, come to the meeting, and we will review your membership at the meeting.

We’ll see you there! Sláinte!



Our December meeting will be held on Weds, Dec. 14 at

Bull Feeney’s

375 Fore St., Portland (2nd floor)

6:30 PM

There is an event going on upstairs until 6:00 PM, so if you arrive early stay downstairs by the bar until after 6:00.

Merry Christmas to our members who cannot make the meeting.

November Meeting

We will be holding our November meeting on Weds, Nov 9 at:

Easy Day Bowling/Restaurant

725 Broadway

South Portland, ME

Meeting starts at 6:30. We will be in the dining room off the bar area with all the windows, overlooking the Fore River.

WAA Escort

Escort Officers Needed:

The Worcester Wreath Company of Harrington, ME is gearing up for its 25th  anniversary of the Wreaths Across America (WAA). The seven day escort event will kick off on Sunday, December 11, 2016, from Narraguagus High School in Harrington, arriving at Arlington National Cemetery on the morning of Saturday, December 17, 2016.

All Maine LEOs are invited to join. Requirements include: Chief, Sheriff, Commissioner, or Colonel’s permission, department vehicle with lights and siren (marked units preferred, but unmarked can be used), department uniform, and a willingness to help out. 🙂

Anyone with questions or interested in joining the escort, please contact Chief Janine Roberts. E-mail and phone number listed below.

Chief Janine L. Roberts

Westbrook Police Department

207-854-0644 EXT. 2405


MPES Annual Banquet

Our MPES Annual Banquet will be held on Saturday, October 15 at the Maine Military Museum, 50 Peary Terrace, South Portland.

There will be a cocktail hour starting at 5pm.
Dinner will be at 6pm with music provided by the Maine Public Safety Pipe and Drum Corps afterwards.

This is always a fun night !!! Come join for a pint !!!

Please, RSVP VP Marc Arnold at with your attendance. There is no cost for the Emerald Society member and a guest.