February 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Police Notes

Dec. 15 Alyssa D. Penney, 19, of Barbarry Creek in South Portland, was issued summonses at 10:56 a.m. on Gallery Boulevard for theft by unauthorized taking/transfer (shoplifting) and violating bail condition of release. More...

Letters

Why is an Eastern Trail bridge needed?

To the editor: I read the interesting article about extending the trail eastward from the current end at the Nonesuch to the Wainwright Fields (“Is this the year for Eastern Trail link? Jan. 29 Scarborough Leader). More...

Sports Spotlight

Wrestling team won’t be pinned by limitations

As Scarborough High School wrestling coaches attempt to grow the program, individual wrestlers are working hard this season to become the best they can be. More...

Plans for retail, restaurant revealed

Construction of 6,600-squarefoot building proposed for Southborough Office Park

A decade after the Homewood Suites was constructed off of Southborough Drive, Southborough Office Park is slated for another development. More...

Town council trying to limit tax impact to 3 percent

The budget is not expected to be publicly unveiled for another two months, but preliminary talks have begun. On Wednesday, Jan. 20, the town council adopted a series of goals for 2016. More...

Community News

Technology upgrades transcend laptops

IT team praised for leading comprehensive update of school systems

While the Scarborough Information Systems department’s focus this academic year has revolved around launching the laptop program at the high school, a number of other initiatives have been accomplished to keep local schools technologically upda More...

Community participation sought for school superintendent search

The Scarborough Board of Education invites parents and members of the community to participate in the search for a new superintendent of schools. More...

In the Know

Winter fire safety tips

Even though we narrowly missed the recent blizzard that devastated the Mid-Atlantic states, it is important to remember some basic winter fire safety tips. Emergency access and egress leads the list. More...

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Things to Do

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