September 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Coach resigns from Red Storm girls’ basketball post

It was one and done for Scarborough girls’ basketball coach Tom Maines. Citing familiy reasons, Maines, a longtime boys’ basketball coach in the state, resigned this week from his position leading the Red Storm girls basketball program. More...

Nonesuch to host scholarship fundraiser

The Scarborough High School Alumni Scholarship Fund, Inc., will hold its fourth annual Memorial Golf Tournament Sunday, Sept. 30 at Nonesuch River Golf Club.  The event is open to the public. More...

Letters

Candidate proponent of efficient government

To the editor:   My father, Paul Aranson, should be your choice for House District 127 in Scarborough. He is a Mainer with Maine values.  More...

Candidate is focused on representing district

To the editor:   Two years ago, I was approached by a campaigning Amy Volk and being new to the Scarborough community I was eager to learn more about her vision for District 127.  More...

Is there a future for Scarborough seniors?

To the editor:   I hope Scarborough Community Services will rethink the cost for activities. I have a problem that it costs less to travel to Bangor ($20) than a trip to Fryeburg ($25). Other events seem quite expensive. 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...

Standish company to get contract

Arthur C. Dudley submits low Wentworth School bid

A Maine-based construction company has been chosen to construct a new 163,000- square-foot Wentworth Intermediate School.  Paul Koziell, chairman of the Wentworth Intermediate School Building Committee, said on Monday, Sept. More...

Rising sea levels an issue for Saco Bay

Town Council sends ordinance proposal to Planning Board

Scarborough has changed a lot in the last 100 years, but town officials are urging residents not to reminisce about the past, but rather prepare for the future, especially those with waterfront homes.  More...

Community News

Police Notes

Sept. 1   James G. Sanders, 55, of Bayberry Lane in Scarborough, was arrested at 10:03 p.m. on Scarborough Downs Road for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. (.08 percent blood alcohol content or more).  Sept. More...

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Saturday, Sept. 15   More...

Night at the races

A near-capacity crowd does the wave between shows Saturday, Sept. 7 at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough. (Kevin A. Byron photo) More...

In the Know

Meet town’s new human resource team

Earlier this summer Scarborough’s former Human Resources Director, Ellen Blair, announced she had been offered an exciting new opportunity to lead the city of Jacksonville, Fla., human resources office and that she would be leaving Scarborough More...

Neighbors

Resident follows path to Pioneers

University of Southern Maine program features top math, science students

A life-long love of science has earned Christopher Fitzgerald, a 2012 graduate of Scarborough High School, a position in Pioneers, a prestigious mathematics and science program at the University of Southern Maine.  The program, the state’s More...

Portland Players cast has family feel

SOUTH PORTLAND — When 12-yearold Travis Doughty appears on stage this week for the first time as a member of the Portland Players’ cast in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” there will be several familiar faces ar More...