June 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

2012 PRIMARY RACE

District 6   More...

2012 PRIMARY RACE

District 7   More...

Police investigating robbery attempt

Police are still looking for a white male in his mid-20s who attempted to rob the Route 1 Sunoco gas station on May 24. Sgt. Thomas Chard said there were no witnesses who saw the attempted robbery or how the suspect got away.  More...

Neighbors

Author up for national award

Published in 2011, “Warped” is romance writers finalist

A Scarborough author who never intended to make a living by writing has been named a finalist for a prestigious award from the Romance Writers of America.  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 email your listing to editor@scarboroughleader.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

Libby wants to add takeout

Iconic business seeks an ice cream window

A popular place for sweets is planning a small construction project this summer.  Representatives from Len Libby candy shop, which has been operating since 1926, will be before the Planning Board on June 4 for a site plan amendment review regard More...

Schools move to late-start

Students can expect a slightly different school calendar when they start school again in September.  Last month the Scarborough Board of Education decided to alter the 2012-2013 school year calendar by eliminating the early release days that hav More...

Community News

Memorial Day 2012

The Libby-Mitchell Legion Post 76 float was full of flag wavers for Scarborough’s annual Memorial Day parade. More...

Flag raising

A 60-foot flag pole, commemorative marker and plaque were dedicated in memory of George E. Roy, Jr. during a May 26 ceremony at Scarborough High School turf field. More...

Memorial Day pledge

Madeline Pepler, Samantha Cole, Maggie Reynolds, Samantha Kuek, Grace L’Hereux, Julia Stroue and Lila Happel, members of Daisy Troop 1727, lead the Pledge of Allegiance at the Maine Veterans&rs More...

In the Know

Awareness week focuses on juveniles

Earlier this month, during the week of May 6-12, the country celebrated National Arson Awareness Week. More...

Sports Spotlight

Red Storm standout on road to Memphis

Scholar-athlete to attend Rhodes College

It’s been an award-winning school year for Scarborough High School senior Shauni Cowan. More...

Conference champs

As reigning Southwestern Maine Activities Association champion, the Scarborough High School girls’ outdoor track team didn’t need home field advantage to win another SMAA championship on More...