March 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

Town strives to attract dedicated workers

As with the private sector, employees who work in the public sector are an organization’s greatest asset. This is no less true in the town of Scarborough.  More...

Letters

Opposed to Black Point Road project

To the editor:   Our town could add another assisted living complex if the plan is approved. A New York developer from Rochester wants to build an 81-unit assisted-living facility with a 20-unit dementia ward.  More...

Online tax loophole must be closed

To the editor:   It has come to my attention that some businesses in our community, as well as many businesses throughout Maine, may be in jeopardy due to the increased use of online shopping.  In Maine, e-giants such as Amazon and Overstoc More...

Project would lead to increased congestion

To the editor:   Citizens of Scarborough, everyone who has experienced traffic congestion at Oak Hill and those interested in preserving land in critical areas, please be aware of a large out-of-state company named Wegman with plans to build an More...

Sports Spotlight

Family activity leads to skiing success

Scarborough High School sophomore Abby Mills, 16, grew up on a mountain in Maine, Sugarloaf, to be specific.  Since her parents bought a second home near Sugarloaf Mountain 10 years ago, Mills has been skiing every chance she got.  More...

Relay For Life schedules meeting for March 20

Learn more about the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Greater Portland by attending the next monthly team meeting 6 to 7 p.m., March 20 in the South Portland High School Auditorium at 637 Highland Ave. More...

School ready for a challenge

Program seeks to start a ‘chain reaction’ of compassionate behavior

A program coming to Scarborough High School next week will challenge students not in the classroom or on the athletic fields, but rather on how to be a better person. More...

Land trust selects new director

After sifting through two dozen applications, Jack Anderson, president of the Scarborough Land Conservation Trust Board of Directors, said he feels the board found the perfect candidate to take over the organization, which has been protecting open sp More...

In the News

Police Notes

Feb. 27   Michael Phillips, 60, of Hollis Center, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop on Route 1 at 11:12 a.m. for possession of marijuana.  Feb. 28   More...

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Neighbors

Family’s bedtime tale hits the market

An oral bedtime tale for a Scarborough family will soon be available in book form to children all across the country.  Amy Frink, a registered nurse and Scarborough resident, has published, “My Dream Pillow,” a children’s book More...

Kids' Camps DIRECTORY

Surf Camp   More...

Welcome to Augusta

Representative Heather Sirocki (R-Scarborough) hosted Sean Arsenault Feb. 21 in Augusta. Arsenault was an honorary page and delivered messages and documents to lawmakers. (Courtesy photo) 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 e-mail your listing to editor@scarboroughleader.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...