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Free weatherization workshop offered

SOUTH PORTLAND — Winter, as they say, is coming. And, with that in mind, South Portland’s Energy and Recycling Committee is looking to help residents save on home heating bills.  More...

Bush lecture series is Oct. 3 at UNE, Biddeford

The University of New England has announced that Ellie LeBlond Sosa, granddaughter of President George H.W. More...

Mans recovering after Beech Ridge accident

SACO – Following an accident involving one of their own, the north Saco community has come together to raise money to help the family, but they’ve only just begun. During a Beech Ridge Motor Speedway Day of Destruction event Aug.  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...

Council adopts new fiscal policy

Following four years of work at the subcommittee level, the town of Scarborough has adopted a new set of fiscal policy standards. Town councilors unanimously approved the new guidelines at their most recent meeting. More...

Town officials seek comp plan comments

One the second of two recent presentations unveiling the first draft of Scarborough’s new Comprehensive Plan, Sandrine Thibault, director of comprehensive planning and municipal services for the Town Planning & Urban Design Collaborative co More...

In the Know

Trauma Intervention Program: what it does and how to get involved

For a number of years now the Scarborough Police and Fire Departments have been working with an outstanding group called the Trauma Intervention Program or TIP. TIP is a national volunteer program that was founded in 1985. More...

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Letters

Are we putting the cart before the horse?

To the editor:   Though I am a member of the Scarborough Town Council, I’m writing as a member of the Scarborough community and I offer the following opinion.  More...

Candidate gets job done

To the editor:   State Rep. Karen Vachon is not about fanfare, rather, she is about addressing the needs of Maine people and getting the job done.  More...

Is new downtown worth it?

To the editor:   The main justification for the proposed massive tax break for the Scarborough Downs developers is that it will – finally – provide us with a downtown or town center.  More...