May 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Alliance to celebrate with 31-mile event

Biking excursion will begin in Kennebunk, end in South Portland

The Eastern Trail Alliance will host an event called Spring on the Trail May 18 as part of an initiative to showcase over 10 miles of new off-road sections of trail and two bridges completed over the past 18 months.  More...

Summer lesson plan: Arctic wildlife

High school science teacher will study plants and animals in northern Norway

This summer Emily Sherman, a science teacher at Scarborough High School, won’t be going anyplace where she might run into one of her students.  On June 28, Sherman will be traveling to the Arctic Svalbard in northern Norway as part of a te More...

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Sports Spotlight

Veteran coach steps in for Red Storm

Former Portland, South Portland leader takes over Scarborough boys’ basketball program

Over the course of a coaching career that has spanned more than 30 years, Tony DiBiase has helped hundreds of young men learn the basic fundamentals of baseball, basketball and football. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Community News

Booster club sets summer field hockey camp dates   The Scarborough Field Hockey Booster Club has booked its Summer Field Hockey Camp dates.  The camps will be held at the Scarborough High School turf field.  More...

School budget narrowly passes

Scarborough residents OK plan by less than 100 votes

The vote on the $37.4 million Scarborough School Department budget came down to less than 100 votes. More...

Community News

Meeting to feature cottontail expert

Kelly Boland will be the featured speaker as the Scarborough Land Trust will mark 35 years of land conservation at its annual meeting 7 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Plant sale preparations

The Scarborough Garden Club is preparing for its annual plant sale to be held 8 to 11 a.m. June 2. The event will be held rain for shine at the Historic Hunnewell House on Black Point Road in Scarborough. More...

Agency on Aging to host four-part series

Southern Maine Agency on Aging will offer Putting the Puzzle Together, a fourpart education series for people assisting older adult family and friends.  It will be held at the agency office in Scarborough 5 to 7 p.m. More...

In the Know

Progress made on plans for new Wentworth School

The New Wentworth Building Committee has made significant progress toward the exciting new building construction to begin this fall.  More...

Letters

Representative makes needed tough choices

To the editor:   Politicians often have a bad reputation and many times they have earned it. Fortunately for Scarborough, we have been represented in Augusta by a woman with integrity.  More...

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Thank you Scarborough Seniors, 55+ members

To the editor:   It was an honor and great privilege to work with the Scarborough Seniors and members of 55+ Programs. I consider myself extremely fortunate to have met all of these wonderful people. More...