April 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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Entrepreneurs combine forces for new venture

Trading post, iPhone repair shop opens

Two young entrepreneurs have teamed up to open Gold & Tech, a pawn shoptrading post and iPhone and computer repair company.  The store, located at 582B Route 1, is a joint venture between Corey Poulin, owner of Platinum Pawn and Loan in West More...

Police Notes

April 9   Jason Robert Scott, 40, of South Portland was arrested on a warrant from another agency during a motor vehicle traffic stop on Route 1 at 1:19 a.m.  April 11   More...

Neighbors

Resident tackles Higgins erosion issue

Vin Bombaci, a summer resident at Higgins Beach, is just one of the many neighborhood residents working to make Higgins Beach a better place for local residents, visitors and tourists.  More...

Longtime town volunteer dies at 85

Leonard Libby assisted Scarborough public safety for nearly 50 years

The town of Scarborough lost a dedicated public servant last week when Leonard K. Libby passed away after a brief illness on April 12, a day shy of his 85th birthday.  Born in Medford, Mass. More...

Osborn

Raymond and Virginia Osborn will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on April 29. They were married on April 29, 1942, at Covenant Methodist Church in Worcester, Mass.  More...

Breaking News - 4/25/2012 1:15 PM

Scarborough Downs to host heavy metal bands

The first concert of the summer season at Scarborough Downs will feature seven heavy metal bands. More...

School budget debated at public hearing

District team proposes 6 percent increase

Mark Ouellette said the community showed its support for education and the future of the town’s students last November when voters approved the plan for a new Wentworth Intermediate School.  Now, less than six months later, Ouellette is as More...

Community News

Augusta meeting

State Rep. Amy Volk (R-Scarborough), back right, and a group of students from Cornerstone Baptist Academy in Scarborough gather in the atrium of the Maine State Museum on April 5. More...

Historical society to host monthly meeting

The monthly meeting of the Scarborough Historical Society will be held 7:30 p.m. May 2 at the society’s museum and meeting room. More...

Scholarship award seeking applications

Applications and nominations are being taken now for the annual Scarborough High School Harold J. Boyle Student Journalism Award.  The award, which honors former longtime   Portland newspaper columnist Harold J. More...

In the Know

Public safety awards night is April 28

Each spring the police, fire, and EMS employees gather for our annual public safety awards night. More...

Letters

Strong arguments on boths sides of issue

To the editor:   I appreciate the thoughtful response that was recently printed regarding my views on E-fairness laws.  Businesses in our state are required by law to collect sales tax, while a loophole allows E-giants such as Amazon, eBay More...

Family extends thanks to benefit participants

On Saturday, April 7, a benefit was held for our daughter, Jessica Heath, and her family. More...

Sports Spotlight

A leader on the court and in classroom

After getting to the Class A state championship game last spring, Alex Henny is ready to lead the boys’ tennis team to its first state title.  Henny, who plays singles, expects a strong season from the team, which lost to Lewiston in the C More...