April 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Police Notes

March 16   Angelo Anastosopoulos, 50, of North Waterboro, was arrested at 5:37 p.m. on Route 1 and was charged with operation while under the influence (alcohol, no test).  More...

In the Know

Scarborough kicks off food waste diversion pilot

Two years ago, the Scarborough Energy Committee was asked to evaluate options for reducing the quantity of garbage sent to the waste-to-energy facility at ecomaine. More...

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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...

Day care proposed for historic site

A property that was listed on the Historic Preservation Implementation Committee’s list of historic properties in town is set to get a new lease on life and be developed into a 5,000-square-foot Laughing Out Loud Child Care Center. More...

Residents react to Avenue 5 fencing

Residents and beachgoers may notice something different at the end of Avenue 5 when they head to Pine Point Beach as the temperatures warm up.  More...

Community News

Ordinance takes aim at light, noise pollution

Scarborough has ordinances on the books regarding everything from building, land use and zoning to public safety to general assistance to licensing and even antiquated ones dealing Dutch Elm disease control and auto racing on Sundays. More...

Planning calendar is full

When a replacement for former town planner Dan Bacon is hired, he or she will have a busy year ahead as the department continues work on the comprehensive plan update and the municipal campus master plan and begins reviewing the Federal Emergency Man More...

Public works: Aging equipment always a concern

The Scarborough Public Works budget, year-in-and-year-out, includes thousands of dollars to replace aging equipment and infrastructure to help keep Scarborough citizens safe. More...

Letters

School start time proposal comes at great expense

To the editor:   More...

Time for town council to reject proposed budget

To the editor: Once again, Scarborough is in the annual budget cycle. The town council adopted a goal of a 3 percent or less tax increase. The town manager proposed a budget that meets that goal. More...