July 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Land trust sets sights on Warren Woods

Organization raising funds for purchase of 161 acres

Jeremy Wintersteen, a director of the Scarborough Land Conservation Trust, said this summer the 35-year-old conservation organization will be “kicking it into high gear” to raise money to purchase a 161-acre property at 371 Payne Road in More...

Student receives congressional award

Tanner Sutkowski, a junior at Scarborough High School, was the sole recipient from Maine to receive the 2012 Congressional Award Gold Medal for Youth.  The award represents the highest recognition given by the United States Congress to young adu More...

Foundation recognizes innovation

Education group gives out first round of grants

As Scarborough Education Foundation began fundraising and preparation for its first-ever round of grants to district teachers and administrators, they did not know what to expect.  More...

Neighbors

Course management is family tradition

Less than a quarter mile removed from busy Route 1 sits the Willowdale Golf Club, a 200-acre property that has been offering golfers a peaceful and serene place to play a round of golf since 1924.  For the past 17 years, Richard Lewis has been o More...

Sports Spotlight

Scarborough All-Stars win district title

The District 6 Little League softball All- Star Tournament kicked off June 16 for the Scarborough 11- and 12-year-olds at South Portland National Little League Field.  More...

Champs

Royal Flush defeated Lions by a score of 5-0 on June 16 to secure the Scarborough Little League Majors Championship. More...

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com.

Friday, July 13   15th edition Library Race, 6 p.m., Kennebunk Free Library, Main Street, Kennebunk. 5K runwalk event benefits the library. Register online at www.active.com. Race-day registration is 4 to 5:30 p.m.. More...

Breaking News - 7/13/2012 2:58 PM

Young swimmer okay after drowning scare

    A 7-year-old child that had been in danger of drowning in the pond at Wassamki Springs Campground on the afternoon of July 12 has been discharged from Maine Medical Center.         “The child is home n More...

Loud and safe Fourth of July

Officials report numerous complaints, but no injuries

Public safety officials in Scarborough are breathing a collective sigh of relief that there were no major issues in town as a result of consumer fireworks, which were permitted over a three-day period last week. More...

Community News

Buy Local organizes consumer day

Buy Local Scarborough’s mission is to support locally owned, independent businesses, to maintain unique community character, provide continuing opportunities for entrepreneurs and to help build a sustainable local economy.  The group has p More...

Historical society seeks items for fair

The Scarborough Historical Society will hold its annual fair on Saturday, Aug. More...

In the Know

Lightning kills – so best play it safe

It’s a common situation. A thunderstorm is approaching or nearby. Are conditions safe, or is it time to head for safety? More...

Letters

Rep. understands Maine’s challenges

To the editor:   As a 2011 graduate of Scarborough High School I have seen many of my good friends leave Maine on a sour note, vowing never to return.  They all say the same thing: “There are no jobs here.”  More...

Robbie Foundation appreciates donation

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Library thankful for community support

To the editor:   On behalf of the Friends of the Scarborough Library, we would like to thank the many members of the Scarborough community who helped make this year’s book sale a wonderful success.  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...