April 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

An open letter to Scarborough residents

As we work to continue our One Town One Budget conversation with our community, we would like to take a moment to share our thoughts on what this motto means to us. More...

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Letters

It’s budget season again – take part

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Time changes not in students’ best interests

To the editor:   The Scarborough school board will soon be voting on a major change for our children. More...

Proposed change in start time would have negative impact

To the editor:   We are Scarborough K-2 parents who believe the proposed 8 a.m. start time would negatively impact our children.  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...

For whom the road tolls

Work began recently to convert Maine Turnpike Exit 44 into an open road toll plaza in which E-ZPass users can use the center lane of the tollbooth without stopping. More...

Library expansion will have to wait

For years, Scarborough Public Library Director Nancy Crowell has dreamed of a larger library, but because of other facility needs, an expansion at the library has been pushed back. More...

Community News

Committee reacts to school budget proposal

Superintendent Julie Kukenberger has followed the lead of former superintendent George Entwistle and proposed a series of incremental investments to better provide what students need to succeed in the classroom, but town finance committee members are More...

IT budget includes software updates and summer help

If it survives the final recommendations of the finance committee later this month and the town council’s adoption of the fiscal year 2018 budget May 17, residents in town will have a new way to get in touch with town officials about issues in More...

Sign here

Scarborough High School senior Kacey Foerster signs a letter of intent to play volleyball next year at Assumption College, a Division 2 school in Worcester, Massachusetts, as friends and family look More...

Obituaries

Michelle Arpin

Michelle (St. Pierre) Arpin of Scarborough, was summoned by the Lord for an important mission up in heaven on April 7, 2017. Michelle was born in Lewiston on Aug. 30, 1972, to loving parents Henri and Louise (Bouchard) St. Pierre. More...

Sports Spotlight

Competitors reach for cheering summit

For years youth cheerleaders Izzy Bozek, Lauren Foley, Emily Lefebvre and Kenzi McInnis have competed in a variety of local and out-of-state competitions and events, but next month will head to Florida for a once in a lifetime opportunity to compete More...