September 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

A consumer fireworks reminder

Even though the Fourth of July holiday has come and gone, the Scarborough Police Department continues to receive numerous complaints about the illegal use of fireworks.  Recognizing there are many visitors to our area that may not be aware of th More...

Letters

Virtual schools have a role in education

To the editor:   In last week’s Maine Sunday Telegram, I was disappointed to read that once again a journalist failed to do due diligence, associating me with ALEC, a conservative organization which I have never been a member of, never att More...

Representative makes things happen

To the editor:   Voters in House District 128 in Scarborough are indeed privileged to have Heather Sirocki as their state representative.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Event to mark 35 years for chamber

Celebration is planned for Sept. 13 at Moody’s Collision Center

Next week the Scarborough Community Chamber will mark 35 years of supporting local businesses and community initiatives in town with an anniversary celebration on Thursday, Sept. 13 at Moody’s Collision Center on Pleasant Hill Road.  More...

Economic development still the focus

SEDCO and its executive director adapt to changes

The Scarborough Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO) office might have moved this summer and Executive Director Harvey Rosenfeld’s hours may have been reduced, but Rosenfeld remains committed to encouraging economic development in Scarborou More...

Community News

Scarborough man faces assault charges

Accused works as firefi ghter and bartender

A Scarborough man has been taken into custody after allegedly assaulting a Portland woman early the morning of Thursday, Aug, 30 and leaving her unconscious.  More...

Police Notes

Aug. 22   Brooke M. Wasden, 34, of Highland Avenue in Old Orchard Beach, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 1:11 a.m. More...

Library to host resiliency series

First community forum scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12

Resilience speaks to a community’s ability to manage and cope with crisis, and it is at the heart of an important initiative underway in the town of Scarborough.  The Scarborough Public Library, 48 Gorham Road, will host The Resiliency Ser More...

Neighbors

Resident celebrates a life in Scarborough

When Ken Libby was born Scarborough was a much different place. Now, more than 90 years later, Libby, who lives on Ballantyne Drive with his wife, Maudie, still calls Scarborough home.  “It was all farm land. More...