March 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Gym Dandies keep rolling along

Since 1981, thousands of Scarborough children have had an opportunity to learn to juggle and unicycle through Gym Dandies, a children’s circus group started by former physical education teacher Jon Cahill. More...

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Loans still available through PACE

Is getting a Property Assessed Clean Energy loan to have energy upgrades installed in your home a difficult process? Not according to Scott Tirrell. More...

In the Know

Dog laws ... from a dog’s perspective

Angel and Spike (the names were chosen at random) would like to share some information about the dog rules and regulations in Scarborough. We have approximately 2,869 dog friends registered in the town of Scarborough. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Organization provides funding for adaptive equipment To the editor: Did you know that it costs $125 an hour for speech therapy, nearly $2,000 for an adaptive bicycle, $8,000 for an augmentative communication device and $150 to $200 for adaptive swim More...

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The Leader encourages readers to submit letters to the editor. The editor reserves the right to edit letters for style, request revisions or reject letters. More...

Planning board approves projects

Flooding concerns are raised over proposal near Broadturn Road

The Planning Board has given its preliminary approval to two new housing projects in town, one off Holmes Road by Beech Ridge Motor Speedway and the other behind the Rock and Roll Diner off Broadturn Road. More...

Council sets dates for use of fireworks

After a vote by the Town Council last week, Scarborough residents will only be able to use consumer fireworks during a three-day period around the Fourth of July and on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. More...

Community News

Haigis Parkway changes considered

Planning committee looks at rezoning

The Scarborough Long Range Planning Committee is looking at zoning changes for parcels of land on either end of the Haigis Parkway, which connects the Maine Turnpike and Route 1. More...

Budget season begins in Scarborough

Superintendent presents plan; town manager is next

This year’s budget season is already underway. More...

Canned food drive planned for Project G.R.A.C.E.

A canned food drive is being held through March 31 to benefit Project G.R.A.C.E. Items being accepted include canned goods, new toiletries, blankets, board games and gently worn clothing. More...

Sports Spotlight

Two-sport sophomore is motivated to lead

Sophomore Mikaela Coombs, a member of the Scarborough High School cheering and field hockey teams, is proving herself as a leader both in her school community and the town of Scarborough. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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