August 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Police Notes

July 3   Danny J. Stutes, 59, of Chicopee Road in Buxton, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 4:47 p.m. on Gorham Road for operating when suspended or revoked (non- OUI suspension, with priors).  More...

In the Know

Take steps to prep for another hurricane season

Hurricane season officially started on June 1. More...

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Things to Do

Things to Do

Friday, Aug. 18 Kiwanis meeting, noon, The Egg and I restaurant, 103 Route 1, Scarborough. Public welcome. FMI, call 590-7781. More...

Signs point to a new ordinance

With complaints about temporary signs rising, planning board gives support to change of town’s rules

Proposed changes to the town’s sign ordinance earned the support of planning board members last Monday, but with some concerns about unforeseen implications that could result from making the change. More...

Town takes steps to cut turf management costs

The town is taking a slightly different approach to organic turf management this year by hiring a new organic pest management company and assigning more work to town employees in an effort to save costs.  More...

Community News

Storm on the horizon

Members of the Scarborough High School girls’ soccer program work on a line passing drill Monday. Aug. 14, during the first day of the fall sports season. More...

Businesses to compete in South Portland

Next month, small businesses owners across South Portland, Cape Elizabeth, Scarborough and Westbrook will come together to compete for the chance to gain money, investors and notoriety for their businesses. More...

Gateway Square receives board go-ahead

Gateway Square, a 32-plus acre piece of property on the corner of Haigis Parkway and Payne Road – envisioned to be an office park to complement the Gateway Shoppes across the street – sat empty for years as the property owner searched for More...

Letters

Vote is a blow to the solar industry

To the editor:   Central Maine Power, Gov. LePage and Rep. Sirocki continue to resist the inevitable change to a clean energy future. More...

Service-minded are in short supply these days

To the editor:   I enjoyed reading Chief Thurlow’s commentary about the Pine Point Ladies Auxiliary in the July 28 issue of the Leader. More...

Writers weigh in on education issues

To the editor:   I want to make three points about the Scarborough school budget before the next vote on Sept. 5.  More...