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Police Notes

Nov. 10 Kyle D. Whittington, 29, of County Road in Scarborough, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 9 a.m. near Black Point Road and Thornton Road for failure to register a motor vehicle (150 or more days). Nov. 11 More...

In the Know

Cooking fire safety tips for the holidays

As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving I thought it was a great time to review some basic cooking safety procedures. More...

Free Balanced Living Assessments Free Food & Body Balance Support Group

Cultivating Balance, a nonprofit organization affiliated with Art of Awareness is offering free Balanced Living Assessments. More...

SAVE THE DATE!

Saturday Dec. 6, from 1-4pm. Join us for our Annual Holiday Open House in Biddeford. Sample all our services. Meet the staff. Enjoy healthful refreshments and get a jump start on your holiday gift buying. More...

Sports Spotlight

Lacrosse stars make college choices

Years ago when Scarborough High School senior Kaitlin Price introduced her best friend Miranda Page to lacrosse she never imagined one day sitting next to Page as they signed letters of intent to play the sport at the collegiate level. More...

Broadturn project back to board

Plan for housing units near Route 1 corner is redesigned

A project that was conceptually approved more than two years ago to bring additional housing units to the corner of Broadturn Road and Route 1 has been redesigned and is back before the Planning Board for review. More...

Facilities group eyes overcrowded middle school

Opened in 1996 with a capacity of 600, the school houses about 800 students

With the new Wentworth School operating, the Board of Education’s longrange facilities committee has turned its focus to another school on Quentin Drive. Board of Education member Jane Leng said at a Nov. More...

Community News

At times of greatest need, pantry provides

Scarborough Food Pantry is nearing 25 years as a town resource

Tucked in a corner of the basement of the First Congregational Church Parish House is the saving grace for residents in Scarborough and beyond. More...

Benefit and bolt

Scarborough High School seniors Delia Jernigan and Abbie Morgan brave the cold to advertise the Band Boosters-sponsored eWaste Pick-Up Day Saturday at the high school. More...

Cooking on Purpose

The many sides of Thanksgiving

In most homes this Thanksgiving the star of the show will be the turkey. However, the abundant part of this holiday dinner are all the sides. Families will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, vegetables, stuffing and desserts. More...

Neighbors

At last

Handicapped access enhances Thomas Knight Park

SOUTH PORTLAND — When Mitchell Sturgeon moved to South Portland’s Knightville district three years ago, he did so, he says, because it is “the perfect neighborhood.” More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Nov. 20

Scarborough Garden Club monthly meeting, 12:30 p.m., The Hillcrest Community Center, 108 Hillcrest Ave., Scarborough. Program: “Holiday Wreath Decorating.” Guest speaker: Barbara Zaharis and Laurie Douglas. More...

Friday, Nov. 21

Kiwanis meeting, noon, The Egg and I restaurant, 103 Route 1, Scarborough. Public welcome. FMI, call Ava Adams at 883-2634. More...

Saturday, Nov. 22

Scarborough Silent Auction, 5 to 7 p.m., Wentworth School Café. Lots of great deals on items such as lift tickets, jackets, restaurant dinners, hotel stays, messages, fitness programs, ski tunes and more. More...