March 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Academic team qualifies for nationals

Scarborough wins state title for eighth consecutive year

Academic Decathlon is something that is taken quite seriously at Scarborough High School. Earlier this month the team won the Maine Academic Decathlon State Championship at Deering High School in Portland, by scoring 41,737 points. More...

In the News

More medical missions scheduled

Fresh from a medical mission trip to Tanzania, Elizabeth McLellan, founder and president of Partners for World Health, is already preparing for additional medical mission trips overseas this year.  More...

Zoning OKs Black Point Road project

A residential development project on the corner of Black Point Road and Route 1 that has drawn the ire of many in the neighborhood has passed another hurdle in the public review process.  More...

Stuck in the marsh

A 23-year-old male lost control of his vehicle and drove into a section of Scarborough Marsh off Pine Point Road. 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...

School budget comes in at $39M

George Entwistle, superintendent of schools, said now is the time to start reinvesting in the schools and children of Scarborough.  Last week members of the Scarborough Board of Education and educators got their first look at the fiscal 2013 sch More...

Middle school student prepares for ambassador trip to Europe

Steven Larkin, a seventh-grade student at Scarborough Middle School, is preparing for the trip of a lifetime. More...

Community News

Residents prepare for primary races

The March 15 deadline to submit paperwork to be on the June 12 primary ballot has come and gone and several Scarborough residents are vying for open seats in the U.S. Senate, as well as the state Senate and House of Representatives.  More...

Woodin Award nominations sought

Nominations are being accepted for the annual Woodin Awards in Scarborough.  The awards, started in 2006, honor Scarborough resident, businessman and conservationist Eddie Woodin and annually recognize the Scarborough youth sports families who e More...

New website for Scarborough Leader

The Scarborough Leader is now available, in its entirety, on a new website, www.mainelymediallc.com.  Residents and those who live outside the area can get online access to virtually everything the Leader prints in the traditional weekly paper.& More...

Letters

What’s motivation for chemical pesticide use?

To the editor:   In fall 2011, Scarborough Town Council passed a policy of organic landscape maintenance for public properties including parks, school lawns and playing fields.  More...

Fireworks decision is disappointing

To the editor:   I was disappointed to read about the council’s ban on fireworks, something that they said a few months ago that they would wait a year to see what happened in communities around Scarborough before they took action.  More...