August 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Police Notes

July 1 Gordon Dennis Warman, 46, of Main Street in Biddeford, was arrested on three warrants from other agencies at 12:46 p.m. on Broadturn Road. More...

In the Know

Town’s Project Lifesaver is up and running

I am very pleased to formally announce that the Scarborough Police Department’s Project Lifesaver is up and running. More...

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Things to Do

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Rehab of Southgate receives final OK

Avesta Housing will renovate historic complex

The Planning Board officially approved a project this week that will both save a historic structure and increase the number of affordable housing units in town when it gave the final go-ahead for Avesta Housing to rehabilitate the Southgate House at More...

Bessey Square back in front of board

A project started several years ago that would have created a mixed-use center next to the old Bessey School, but stalled due to the souring economy, is back on the town’s front burner. More...

Community News

Town, motel owner nearing solution

Demolition has been sought since a fire destroyed the business two years ago

The town and Ellen Ellsworth, principal of Gilman Real Estate Management, the owner of Itsa Good Motel, are on the verge of coming to yet another agreement as to the removal of the motel, which was damaged by fire nearly two years ago. More...

School district appoints new staff members

Assistant principal at high school arrives from Ellsworth

There will be a number of new faces in Scarborough schools when students head back to the classroom in early September. Last week, the Board of Education appointed 21 educators to fill vacancies created largely by retirements and resignations. More...

News Briefs

Small batch food processing proposed A month after approving a zoning change that would allow food processors along the southern end of Haigis Parkway, Town Councilors reviewed the possibility of allowing small batch processing facilities in the com More...

Letters

Lodge appreciates support for Bikes for Books program

To the editor: The officers and members of Governor William King Lodge in Scarborough recently had the pleasure of working with the staff and children at Wentworth School on our first Masonic Bikes for Books program. More...

Misc

Oh, Sandy

The summer season at Pine Point Beach and other Scarborough beaches is coming to a close as students across Maine go back to school in early September, but not before the last splash of summer weather comes early next week. (Michael Kelley photo) More...