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Walk for Peace plans southern Maine stop

Fourth Maine Walk for Peace ‘connects communities’ with military business ties

Advocating for peace while working for a military manufacturer may seem like standing on a seesaw, unsteadily balanced between two different worlds. But one Biddeford man said one side doesn’t have to compromise the other. More...

Fair provides financial tips to students

Maine credit unions began hosting the fiscal seminar 10 years ago

Upperclassmen at Scarborough High School learned about making wise financial choices, fiscal responsibility, budgeting and more at a Financial Fitness Fair held Thursday, Oct. 15. More...

Born to run

Paul Dube of Windham races across the finish line during the Bug Light 5K held Sunday, Oct. 12 in South Portland. More...

Letters

Candidate is advocate for environment

To the editor: Protection of Maine’s natural resources is critical. We are very fortunate that Sen. More...

Candidate will spur economic growth

To the editor: We need strategies in Augusta that will stimulate economic growth, strengthen public schools rather than divert public tax dollars to privately owned virtual schools, protect women’s rights , expand health care for low-income Ma More...

Senate candidate wears many hats well

To the editor: I had the opportunity to spend the day campaigning with Amy Volk a few weeks ago. I have always admired the way Amy took on her political role as a state representative. More...

Morning run

Jeanne Hackett of Scarborough took top honors in the women’s division of the Bug Light 5K Sunday, Oct. 12 in South Portland. More...

Cell tower plan avoids neighborhoods

A new proposal on how to handle new cell phone facilities in town was unveiled last week. The plan is designed to avoid locating cell towers in residential neighborhoods and give the Planning Board a tool to scrutinize where towers could be located. More...

Community News

Library to host Teen Lock-Down

Scarborough Middle School students are invited to Scarborough Public Library’s Teen Lock-Down 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. Doors will open at 6 p.m., then the library will lock down from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Police Notes

Sept. 22 Denise M. Wessel, 45, of Laurene Drive in Old Orchard Beach, was issued a summons at 12:06 p.m. on Gallery Boulevard for theft by unauthorized taking or transfer (shoplifting). More...

TIDE CHART

HIGH LOW A.M. P.M. A.M. More...

In the Know

Cooking on Purpose

It’s the time for pumpkins everywhere

You can certainly feel the crisp fall air and you know it’s time for pumpkins. Pumpkins are not just for Halloween and jack-o’- lanterns, it is also for cooking. Pumpkin is one of the healthiest, most delicious foods around. More...

CHRONIC PAIN?

We have the answer. Looking for relief from chronic pain that can actually improve your health? Reduce pain, sleep better, and increase your body awareness through massage, acupuncture and yoga. More...

Providing home care for you and your loved ones

At New England Family Healthcare, we strive to provide the best inhome services for you or your loved ones at affordable rates. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Oct. 16

Square dance lessons, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Eight Corners School, 22 Mussey Road, Scarborough. New music, casual dress. Singles welcome. FMI, call 839-5512 or email mixnmingle@maine.rr.com. More...

Friday, Oct. 17

Kiwanis meeting, noon, The Egg and I restaurant, 103 Route 1, Scarborough. Public welcome. FMI, call Ava Adams at 883-2634. More...

Saturday, Oct. 18

Third annual Harvest Celebration, Bayley’s Camping Resort Pavilion, Scarborough. Scarborough Education Foundation fundraising event for parents and community members. More...