April 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Houle – Bridges

Nicholas Stephen Bridges, son of Carolyn M. Bridges of Scarborough and the late Stephen A. Bridges, is engaged to Jessica Marie Houle, daughter of Rebecca Houle of Jay and Gary Houle of Sangerville. A May 12 wedding is planned.  More...

In the Know

Ecology award

Scarborough resident Eddie Woodin, third from left, was awarded the town’s 2012 eco-Excellence Award winner. More...

Police department offers prescription drug disposal

In September of 2011, the Scarborough Police Department acquired a prescription drug drop box through a grant from the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators.  More...

Sports Spotlight

Running Moms make connections

Scarborough group sponsors the second annual Race2thePoint

A group of women in Scarborough have found running is not only a way to stay active, but also a way to connect with other women in town.  For the past year, Kate Norfleet has led Running Moms of Maine, a weekly running group for women who train More...

Downs day

Kevin Switzer, a native of Maine, steers WANTSOMEOFTHIS in the opener at Scarborough Downs. The harness racing facility opened for the season on March 31. (Courtesy photo) More...

Pointing the way

Chris Harmon, 24, of Scarborough, was the top finisher last Saturday in the Race2thePoint 5K. Harmon posted a time of 16:30. More...

Teamwork and friendship ‘Take Over’ in teacher’s book

Scarborough resident authors a second children’s book

John Goff, a third grade teacher at C.K. More...

Economic group faces changes

Proposed budget would be reduced 25 percent

After nearly 30 years of working on encouraging economic development in town, the Scarborough Economic Development Corporation is not looking at its history but rather at the direction it is going in the future.  More...

Community News

Recycling group in state-wide challenge

Scarborough High School one of 61 schools in competition

The Red Storm of Scarborough High School is seeing a green future.  Now through the end of April, the Environmental Club of Scarborough and other students in the school are challenging peers in schools across the state in CLYNK’s Maine Rec More...

Project studies path of frozen cod, pollock

Scarborough High School freshman wins at science fair

Ting-Ju Chiang is new to Scarborough, but he is already making a mark at the high school.  Chiang, a 15-year-old freshman at Scarborough High School, took first place in the Chemistry, Computer Science and Math division of the Maine State Scienc More...

Public works budget reviewed

Less than a month into spring, Scarborough Public Works Director Mike Shaw is already thinking about next winter.  On April 3, Shaw was before the Finance Committee to review his proposed $6.44 million departmental budget, which would increase $ More...

Obituaries

Joseph W. Zuke

Joseph W. Zuke, 86, a lifelong resident of Biddeford, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, on Friday, March 30, 2012, at Seal Rock Health Care Facility in Saco.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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