March 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Police Notes

March 13   Stephen Soucy, 37, of Scarborough, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop on Payne Road at 8:44 p.m. for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended or revoked license (second offense).  More...

Mid-April moving date set for Leader

Mainely Media publications to take up residence next door

Renovations on the Leader’s new office on Main Street in Biddeford are moving along and the staff is scheduled to move in mid- April.  The newspaper’s new office in the former Westpoint Stevens mill store is located just feet away fr More...

D.A.R.E. awards

The Scarborough Police Department D.A.R.E program recently held its annual D.A.R.E. Kids Have Talent contest. More...

Sports Spotlight

Spring forward

The Scarborough High School varsity girls’ lacrosse team will attempt to continue the success it had last spring when the Red Storm won a state championship. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Republicans schedule meeting

The next meeting of the Scarborough Republican Town Committee will take place April 2 at Chicago Dogs restaurant. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting at 7 p.m.  For more information, e-mail scarboroughgop@gmail.com.   More...

Agency offers health workshop

Southern Maine Agency on Aging and MaineHealth will offer two, six-week “Living Well for Better Health” workshops for people with ongoing health conditions and their care partners.  Choose from Wednesdays at the MaineHealth in Scarbo More...

Town budget a tight squeeze

Municipal figure shows 1.6 percent increase

When Town Manager Tom Hall began putting the fiscal 2013 budget together, he knew it was going to be a daunting task.  With the loss of revenue and nonnegotiable expenditures, such as employee wages and benefits and the cost of heating and diese More...

Spring fever

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Community News

Wentworth committee hires owner’s representative

This week a new face joined the effort behind planning the new Wentworth Intermediate School project.  On March 26, Paul Koziell, chairman of the Wentworth Intermediate School Building Committee, introduced Phil LaClaire, of PML Project Manageme More...

Loss of revenue impacts town Committee reviews fire, police budgets

As chief of the Scarborough Fire Department and Emergency Management Director, B. More...

Land trust applauds former director

Directors, volunteers and friends of the Scarborough Land Trust honored former executive director Marla Zando at a farewell party on March 7.  Scarborough Land Trust President Jack Anderson thanked Marla for her six years of dedicated service to More...

In the Know

Time to change household batteries

It’s that time of year again. We recently went through the semi-annual process of adjusting our clocks to Daylight Saving Time.  This is the perfect reminder to replace the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.  More...

Neighbors

Scarborough Dance Center provides the highest level of dance instruction

If you’re looking for a safe, nurturing and fun dance studio where your child can learn and feel like part of a family at the same time, Scarborough Dance Center is what you have been looking for.  “I ensure, every year, each child r More...