May 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

Public Works Week event is scheduled

Each year the public works profession celebrates its contribution to the community with National Public Works Week.  The first National Public Works Week was instituted in 1960 as a public education campaign under the Chairmanship of Rear Admira More...

Celebrity golf tourney accepting registrations

The 10th annual George H.W. Bush Celebrity Golf Classic will take place June 13 at Cape Arundel Golf Club in Kennebunkport.   Registration is open through May 15. Teams may reserve a spot online at www.garyshouse.org.  More...

Letters

Priority is to refocus education on students

To the editor:   One of my top priorities in Augusta has been improving education and we have taken some giant leaps.  Last year, Maine became the 40th state to allow charter schools. More...

Letter carriers to host national food drive

To the editor:   Once again, the National Association of Letter Carriers and the U.S. Postal Service are hosting Stamp Out Hunger, the nation’s largest single-day food drive.  More...

School plan is ‘budget of wants, not needs’

To the editor:   I urge all Scarborough voters to reject the proposed town-school budget. This is a budget of wants, not needs. I read the town council meeting minutes and what the supporters and detractors had to say to the council.  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...

Council backs budget package

School proposal is ready for referendum

The Scarborough Town Council has finalized its budget deliberations and has voted to support a $23 million municipal operating budget and a $37.4 million school operating budget, as well as $3.8 million in capital improvement projects and purchases f More...

Community News

Scarborough teacher earns opportunity to study the Arctic

This summer Emily Sherman, a science teacher at Scarborough High School won’t be going any place where she might run into one of her students. More...

Concert to celebrate love and family

Love will be in the air this weekend at the Winslow Homer Auditorium at Scarborough High School when the Downeasters, an all-male barbershop chorus group, performs “Love Me.”  More...

Every day is different in the life of a school nurse

When Pam Gill and her fellow school nurses in the Scarborough School District go into work in the morning, they never know what to expect.  “The uncertainty is the best part. Every day is different. More...

Neighbors

Audubon event to salute marsh friends

It has taken a team of volunteers and partnerships between ecological organizations to help the Friends of Scarborough Marsh reach its goals in protecting the natural resources in and around the 3,000-acre marsh.  CD Armstrong co-founded the gro More...

Sports Spotlight

Wheaton director is a Scarborough grad

What started as a parttime role announcing soccer games as a high school sophomore has turned into a dream job for John Sutyak, a 1996 graduate of Scarborough High School.  More...