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Department offers fire education in October

Each year, during the month of October, the Scarborough Fire Department, like thousands of departments nationwide, provides public fire education programs to our citizens. More...

Letters

Candidate is ‘generous and charitable’

To the editor: My wife Cindy and I have known Karen Vachon, her husband, Peter, and their beautiful family for more than 20 years. Together we taught Sunday School with her. More...

Candidate has earned resident’s vote

To the editor: Recently I had the honor and privilege to drive Theo Kalikow as she met with constituents in Scarborough. She earned my vote that evening. Kalikow will be the perfect antidote to the demagoguery and vitriol in Augusta. More...

Customer comes first for candidate

To the editor: I met Karen Vachon in 2009 when she joined my health insurance team. Selling health insurance was a new gig for Karen and I marveled at her passion to take care of every client who came to her. More...

Town hires an assistant manager

Larissa Crockett, formerly a town officer in Acton, to begin duties in October

For years, Town Manager Tom Hall has requested funding in the operating budget to hire someone to help analyze the town budget, pursue grants and oversee town-wide purchasing to, in part, replace a position that was lost in 2011. More...

Learning doesn’t take a summer vacation

While many students spent the summer anywhere but in the schools, many others were using the last few months to bone up on their academic skills to fend off regression or prepare them for school in the fall. More...

Community News

Martin’s Point withdraws funding request

The healthcare organization opts for Finance Authority of Maine program

A week and a half after meeting about partnering with town councilors to fund the construction of the new Martin’s Point facility at 153 Route 1 through a unique state program, officials from the healthcare organization have pulled the request. More...

Community News

Celebrating the inventive language of Shakespeare Scarborough Middle School students will attend a special performance of “The Zany, Majestic Bard” on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 8 a.m. More...

Project complete

TJ Hinkle, of Scarborough, completed his Eagle Project on June 5. He built a kayak rack for the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center. TJ belongs to Boy Scout Troop 39 of Scarborough. More...

Sports Spotlight

Senior striker knows how to navigate a season

With only three returning starters from last season’s squad, the Scarborough boys’ soccer team is still looking for the chemistry needed to win high school soccer games. 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...