September 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Assistance pours in for fire victims

Sept. 8 electrical fire caused about $1 million in damage to Route 1 office complex

The past two weeks have been a hectic and emotional time for business owners at Scarborough Commons, the 153 Route 1 office building that was destroyed by fire Monday, Sept. 8. More...

Veterans’ home fundraiser

Maine Veterans’ Home of Scarborough held its Summer Fest event Sunday Sept. 7. More...

Scarborough Land Trust to celebrate Great Maine Outdoors Weekend

Scarborough Land Trust will celebrate Great Maine Outdoors Weekend with a fall nature walk and scavenger hunt. U.S. More...

Neighbors

Brewer sending suds back to Maine

Scarborough native helped launch a Rhode Island microbrewery 15 years ago

As a college student, Derek Luke used to make beer in the chemistry labs at Colby College in Waterville for fun. Now Luke, a Scarborough native, is making a living from it. More...

Sports Spotlight

Freshman swings way onto golf squad

It has been a month of transitions for Elizabeth Lacognata, a Scarborough High School freshman who has spent the past few weeks getting acclimated to both high school academics and high school athletics. More...

Habitat site plan approved

Housing development is joint effort by town and Habitat for Humanity

An affordable housing development on Broadturn Road by the Maine Turnpike has taken the next step in becoming a reality. More...

Bridge replacement sought for fall 2015

Feds expected to foot 80 percent of the cost to replace 59-year-old Pine Point Crossing Bridge

Getting to and from the Pine Point section of town might be a little more difficult beginning next fall, as plans are underway to replace the Pine Point Crossing Bridge. More...

In the News

ThThanks

Eagle Scout appreciates assistance

On June 25, 27 and 28, Boy Scouts from Troops 39 and 47 and I worked to cut and assemble 20 eastern bluebird boxes that were then placed at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester. More...

Team Kyle 5K scheduled for Oct. 18

The second annual Team Kyle 5K Run/ Walk will take place 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. The event features a stress-free run/ walk through a scenic Scarborough course. More...

Police Notes

Aug. 27 Timothy M. Libby, 28, of Dawson Street in South Portland, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop near Old Blue Point Road and Homer Sands Drive for passing a stopped school bus. More...

Letters

Candidate will fight for higher wages

To the editor: More...

Caring spirit seen in state representative

To the editor: My work has taken me to over 40 countries on five different continents. I have seen both the best and the worst in nations and governments. More...

State rep candidate ‘gets things done’

To the editor: You may have read some letters to editor speaking about what a great community leader Amy Volk is and how much she contributes to many charities in the area. That is all true, she is a tremendous asset to our town. 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...