July 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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News Briefs

Traffic pattern could change on Eastern Road Last week the traffic pattern was altered on Eastern Road to provide better access to non-motorized users. More...

Police Notes

June 8 A juvenile, 17, of Scarborough, was issued a summons at 1:42 p.m. on Orchard Street for being a minor in possession of alcohol. June 9 More...

In the Know

Metro fire chiefs receive training grant

Recently the Metro Fire Chiefs’ Coalition received notification from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that we have been awarded another regional grant for training our emergency medical providers. More...

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Sports Spotlight

Budding ballerina looking to take next step

PORTLAND — Scarborough High School sophomore Ella Dumont-Charpentier has dreamed of being a professional dancer since she was 3 years old and has for the last dozen years been working to make that happen. More...

Lobster fest

Mahlon Glidden, right, of Scarborough and the West squad, greets Alec Clark of Winslow during introductions for Saturday’s Lobster Bowl Classic at Waterhouse Field in Biddeford. More...

Payne Road house eyed as HQ for chimney biz

South Portland’s A-Top Chimney receives planning board approval

A South Portland-based business owner has set his eyes on a dilapidated Payne Road house as the new headquarters for his chimney repair business. More...

Community News

City benefits from ‘Garden of Eaten’

SCARBOROUGH — Outside the rectory of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish in Scarborough, hope springs eternal. More...

Correction

“Habitat for Humanity Work is on schedule”, which ran in the July 15 edition of the Leader, should have stated the Pope Francis House is owned by Brittany Mackowiak and that the homes do come with a dishwasher and a washer and dryer. More...

JULY is... Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis affects children, too

Aches and pains are a widely accepted side effect of aging. Over time, bones can become more brittle and cushioning tissues between joints can deteriorate. More...

Obituaries

Virginia Simpson

Virginia Eileen Simpson, 102, died on July 8, 2016, in Scarborough. She was born in Greenwood City, on May 30, 1914, the daughter of the late Frank and Elvira (Cole) Maxfield. More...

Howard Bamforth III

“Howie” Nov. 8, 1957 – June 21, 2016 “Laugh as much as you Breathe and Love as long as you Live” Howie touched everyone’s Heart with a smile. He held a great respect for the ocean, clamming, 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...