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Police Notes

Aug. 8 Benjamin W. Spaulding, 39, of Tufton Street in Brunswick, was issued a summons at 12:19 p.m. near Ocean Avenue and Bayview Avenue for indecent conduct (engaging in sex in a public place). Aug. 9 More...

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com. Thursday, Aug. 28 More...

New ranks earned

Students recently earned new ranks at Villari’s Self-Defense Center in Scarborough, from left, are Keegan Dickinson, Sydney Dickinson, Isabella Pandiscio and Griffin Swinburne. More...

Letters

Candidate is a ‘good, respected community leader’ in town

To the editor: What makes a good, effective community leader? Those who have been given positions of leadership continually demonstrate principles and practices of good leadership by living the example. More...

Keep representative in office, hold line on taxes, spending

To the editor: Seems there are some folks going around Scarborough blaming property tax increases on Augusta and, in particular, on our state rep, Heather Sirocki. This is laughable. More...

Do Maine a favor: vote for ‘two well-qualified women’

To the editor: More...

Towns to merge dispatch

Scarborough will begin to handle OOB’s dispatch early next year

Beginning in February, any time someone calls with an emergency in Old Orchard Beach, it will be answered in Scarborough. Last week the two communities entered into an agreement in which Scarborough will answer 911 calls and dispatch calls. More...

Town approves tool for affordable housing

The town of Scarborough has been working on ways to bring more affordable housing into town for years, but still lacks the affordable housing units needed to attract working-class people looking to move to Scarborough. More...

Community News

Race unlike any other visits town next month

Scarborough Downs has been promoting horse racing for more than 60 years, but since opening in 1950, the facility has also been renting its 500-acre property for a variety of other fun, yet unrelated events. More...

Council uneasy about placement of ice rink

A plan by a private group to create an ice rink on town land has been halted, at least until the Town Council can gather more information about the proposal Friends of Scarborough Hockey presented to them last week. More...

Cooking on Purpose

Zucchini and summer squash, b’gosh

It just wouldn’t be summer without the bounty of zucchini and summer squash. More...

In the Know

September is National Preparedness Month

Be Disaster Aware, Take Action Prepare is FEMA’s slogan for this year’s National Preparedness Month, which runs the entire month of September. 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...