February 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

Congratulations are in order for Chief Jackson

Last week the Portland City Council confirmed City Manager Jon Jennings’ appointment of Portland Assistant Chief David Jackson to be the next permanent fire chief of the Portland Fire Department. More...

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Trade commision, AG move to halt sale and marketing of weight loss products

AUGUSTA – Maine Attorney General Janet T. More...

Sports Spotlight

Red Storm standouts take games to higher level

SOUTH PORTLAND — After helping the Scarborough volleyball team capture its first Class A title in program history, juniors Caroline Goodwin and Lilly Young are taking their games to the next level. More...

Flood zone amendment would assist residents

For years, the town planning staff has been helping residents plan for the future by reviewing flood maps and ordinance to encourage homeowners to elevate their properties in the event of sea level rise. More...

Town may opt to roll up ‘paper street’

For the third time in the last decade, the town may officially discontinue a street at Pine Point that never existed and most likely never will. More...

Community News

Police Service volunteer dies after cancer battle

Jim Benedict also served as a town councilor in Scarborough

Former Town Councilor Jim Benedict was the type of man who simply wanted to make Scarborough a better place to live and work. More...

Town looks to feds for roadway improvements

Assistance sought for series of upgrades to Gorham, Pine Point roads and East Grand Avenue

Town leaders are envisioning a series of infrastructure improvements along Gorham Road, Pine Point Road and East Grand Avenue, but will be looking for federal and state funding support. More...

Second in North Southwesterns

Scarborough boys’ swim captains David Grover and Kyle Ankerman pose with trophies after the team finished second in the Northern Division Southwestern Swim Championship in Cape Elizabeth Feb. More...

Neighbors

P Cooking on Purpose

Time to plan that romantic dinner for two

Valentine’s Day is just about here and it’s time for cards, flowers, candy and dinner for two. I have included some recipes that fit the bill for easy to prepare and delicious for you and your valentine. Enjoy. Marinated shrimp scampi More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

The Leader accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please email your listing to editor@scarboroughleader.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...