April 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Library Week takes its turn for celebration

Does it seem like there’s a holiday for everything these days? In April alone, people will celebrate National PB&J Day, Tweed Day and Rubber Eraser Day. We are a people that like to honor fun (and quirky) things. More...

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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...

Council: Budget doesn’t meet goal

Through first reading, proposed budget reflects nearly 7 percent tax rise

The Scarborough Town Council passed the proposed town budget at first reading last week, but that doesn’t mean councilors are happy with the spending plan. More...

Funding issue divides board

At issue is continued use of contingency fund for school activities

For years the Scarborough Board of Education has taken some money out of its contingency fund to help offset the cost of the Academic Decathlon team traveling to the national competition. More...

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Scarborough, OOB in dispatch talks

Town councils will review proposal for Scarborough to take on added duties

The Scarborough Public Safety dispatch center could get some additional help answering emergency calls in town, if Old Orchard Beach and Scarborough come to terms on a plan for Scarborough to take over the management of public safety dispatch service More...

Correction

“Classroom changes at Wentworth, too” which ran in the March 21 edition of the Leader should have stated the multi-age program at Wentworth Intermediate School was revamped. More...

Ordinance debate continues unabated

It may be budget season, but residents of Scarborough are still concerned about how dogs might be managed on town beaches, this summer and beyond. More...