July 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Beach group protects nesting plovers

Volunteers’ group began daily walks last month

The piping plover is a small shoreland bird that is garnering a lot of attention from the Higgins Beach community in Scarborough. More...

Library outreach program rolls along

Free delivery offered to those unable to travel

Residents in Scarborough don’t need to head to the Scarborough Public Library to go on a literary adventure.  For more than a decade the staff and volunteers at the Scarborough Public Library have been offering free delivery of library mat More...

Scarborough teams enjoy banner year

The 2012-2013 school year was quite a successful one for the Red Storm of Scarborough High School.  Michael LeGage, the director of athletics and activities at the high school, appeared before the Board of Education last week to apprise the boar More...

Lemonade stand lifts Angel Flight

When patrons lined up at a lemonade stand at 26 Woodfield Drive in Scarborough, they knew their purchases wouldn’t just be a sweet summer treat, but a way to help countless children and adults all across New England.  More...

Board considers parking fee system

High school likely to charge students up to $100

When students return to school in a few short weeks, most things at Scarborough High School will be as they remembered when summer break began June 17.  One thing that will change, however, is the parking situation.  More...

Community News

Send-off planned for outstanding teen competitor

St. Maximilian Kolbe Church will host a send-off celebration in support of Katie Elliott’s participation in the Miss America Outstanding Teen pageant.  The event is scheduled for 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. More...

Tumblin’ down

Shaw Brothers Construction takes down the Bessworth Child Care building on Wednesday, July 25. The building is being demolished to make room for a new Wentworth Intermediate School. More...

Scarborough Garden Club seeking nominations

The Scarborough Garden Club is accepting nominations for its 2012 Green Thumb contest.  The club is looking for home gardeners to honor this summer. The gardens should not be professionally maintained, but maintained by the homeowner. More...

Sports Spotlight

District champs

Scarborough’s 13-14-year-old Junior League All Star baseball team won the Maine District 6 championship. After losing its first game to Falmouth, 3-2, Scarborough came back to win the title. 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...

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Friday, July 27   More...