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New public safety employees sworn in

Periodically the Scarborough Police and Fire departments conduct a joint swearing in and pinning ceremony for new employees. This provides the department a formal opportunity to welcome them into the public safety family. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Cell tower proposal back to square one

Council seeks better communication with public over siting options

A plan that could improve cell phone coverage in town has gone back to the drawing board. Last week the Town Council voted to pass a series of amendments to the zoning ordinance and transmission tower design standards back to the Ordinance Committee. More...

In the News

Virtual school prepares for ‘opening’

Maine Connections Academy has 247 students enrolled

Several weeks from now when schools across the state open, a select group of Maine students won’t be getting off the bus and heading to their classrooms with a backpack full of books and supplies. More...

Police Notes

June 19 Karen L. Callen, 55, of Park Avenue in Portland, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop at 9:17 p.m. near Route 1 and Hannaford Drive for operating while under the influence (adult-drugs). June 20 More...

Cooking on Purpose

Cool off with a sandwich – ice cream that is

Ice cream is a treat for most of us and it is delicious without any frills. However, sometimes it’s nice to have a decadent treat that you can really wallow in. These ice cream sandwiches will fill the bill. More...