June 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

Town will compete in Green Choices recycling challenge

Scarborough has been chosen to participate in the Recyclebank and SC Johnson Green Choices Recycling Challenge, a nationwide competition to raise awareness about recycling. More...

Letters

Grateful for rep’s diligence and effort

To the editor:   As part of a family-run business for nearly 30 years, I have seen many changes in the way auto dealerships are operated here in southern Maine.  More...

Candidate brings experience to Augusta

To the editor:   I strongly support Jean-Marie Caterina, the Democratic candidate for Maine House District 128.  More...

Support of golf event is appreciated

On behalf of the Scarborough High School Football Boosters, I would like to thank our parents, fans and community that helped make our recent Scarborough Football Golf Tournament a huge success.  Many of you came to golf. 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...

Police testing new cruisers

Ford no longer manufactures the Crown Victoria

A new fleet of Scarborough Police Department cruisers will hit the streets of Scarborough later this summer.  The department will spend the fall testing three different models of police cruisers to replace the Ford Crown Victoria, which has been More...

Fireworks education explodes

When the Scarborough Town Council passed an ordinance to allow the use of consumer fireworks back in March, councilors feared enforcement would be an issue.  More...

Community News

Holiday activities planned at Pine Point

The Pine Point July Fourth Celebration includes a fun run and a parade.  The fun run is for children ages 5 to 13. Registration beginning 7:45 a.m. at the Pine Point Fire Station. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. More...

Plummer Scholarship awarded at assembly

The Richard A. Plummer Scholarship Fund awarded $500 to John Passarelli at this year’s final assembly at Scarborough High School. Passarelli will attend Wake Forest University in the fall.  More...

Pottery studio to host silent auction

Glazey Days pottery and glass studio in Scarborough will host a silent auction 6 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Neighbors

First vote feels right

Poland native realizes dream of becoming U.S. citizen

Turn out at the polls for the state primary election was sparse, but one Scarborough resident didn’t take the right to vote for granted.  For Urszuela Glab, a native of Poland, the primary election on June 12 was the first election she vot More...

Housing plan reaches ‘concept phase’

Broadturn Road project would include 17 units

The proposal to develop affordable housing on a 20-acre piece of property at 75 Broadturn Road, between the Maine Turnpike and Saratoga Lane, is moving along after several years of planning.  Last week, the Town Council and the Scarborough Housi More...

Road Race Calendar

A list of southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com.  Saturday, June 30 Everyone Loves Ramon 5K, 8:30 a.m., Wells Recreation Center, 412 Branch Road, Wells. Half-mile fun run at 8 a.m. More...