April 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Town council and staff explore new/revised communication

We talk a lot about communication at Scarborough Town Hall. What’s the right or best way to reach our citizens to let them know about events, meetings, deadlines, new policies, ordinance changes and more? More...

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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...

New police offer: Safe space for meeting

Westwood Avenue parking lot will offer a secure zone for a variety of purposes

Scarborough police officers have for generations worked hard to protect residents out in the community, but now the department is offering a safe place for residents to conduct transactions – just outside the station’s front door. More...

Need seen for library expansion

Scarborough Public Library director Nancy Crowell and the board of trustees are focused on finalizing an operating budget for fiscal 2017, but in the back of their minds the need for an expanded and updated library is becoming stronger every day. More...

Community News

Referendum won’t include ‘Goldilocks’

The ballot has been set for the school referendum vote on Tuesday, June 14, but it will look a little different than this time last year. Voters will still be able to approve or reject the school budget at the polls, which are open from 7 a.m. More...

Former school to house overflow paddleboards

Arlberg Ski and Surf Shop to add storage space onto the old White School

An old school building at Oak Hill is set for an addition, but the expanded space won’t house desks or chairs, but rather stand-up paddleboards. More...

Boston’s top cop pursues milestone

Police commissioner will run his 50th marathon in Maine Maine Coast Marathon

The Maine Coast Marathon is only in the fourth year of its second lease on life, but it is poised for a record run by a runner who may be its most notable entrant yet. More...

Letters

Representative has served constituents well

To the editor: I am writing in response to an article recently published in the Leader regarding the upcoming race for the District 28 House seat here in Scarborough. More...

No more stalling on the issue, grow solar in Maine

To the editor: On April 14 the Maine legislature passed the solar bill, and awaits the governor’s certain veto. An override vote is scheduled for April 29. More...

Consider interests of students regarding school calendar

To the editor: More...