September 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Town pins down mitigation site

Thirty-seven acres scheduled for protection

The Wentworth School construction project will not only mean a new school for students in grades five through eight, but also conserve 37 acres of town-owned land between the Wiley Recreation Area and the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge.  More...

In the News

Police Notes

Sept. 9  Marielisa C. Mora Y Love, 24, of Ocean Avenue in Scarborough, was arrested at 1:05 a.m. on Ocean Avenue for violating conditions of release (for a crime punishable by a one year or more sentence).  More...

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Saturday, Sept. 29   More...

In the Know

Fire department requests new ladder truck

The fire department has requested the replacement of Ladder 2 truck that is stationed at Black Point station in this fiscal year. More...

Letters

Thanks

Dinner proceeds to help Broadturn Farm

To the editor:   On Sept. 10, 160 guests celebrated local organic food and the success of Broadturn Farm at the Scarborough Land Trust’s first Fresh from the Farm Dinner.  More...

Sports Spotlight

Sports Spotlight

Scarborough High School senior Hunter Sackville has been golfing since he was 3, when he said he would go out with his dad on the course and “take a little 5- iron and thump it around.” H More...

Consistent effort has player on course

If the Scarborough boys’ golf team returns to the Class A state title match this year, it will be in large part because of a player head coach Mike Murphy calls a “course rat,” senior Hunter Sackville.  Sackville said he is con More...

Londonderry champs

The Scarborough Soccer Club U14 boys team participated in the Londonderry United Soccer Tournament in Londonderry, N.H., during Labor Day weekend. 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...

Higgins Beach bathhouse OK’d

Officials expect construction to be completed by end of the year

By next summer beachgoers will have a much more luxurious experience at Higgins Beach. More...

Board seeks better delivery

Scarborough schools want to improve lines of communication

The school year may be but a month old, but the Scarborough Board of Education is already thinking of its long-term goals for the 2012-2013 school year.  In a workshop session on Sept. More...

Community News

Community News

Black Point Inn to host Robbie Foundation Benefit Gala   The Robbie Foundation is bridging the gap for special needs youth in Maine with laughter in an incredible setting. The first Benefit Gala will be Friday, Oct. More...

Marshwood Imaging Center is clearly the best choice for you

In today’s economy, people who need a MRI scan or a CT scan often cringe at the high cost and inconvenience of the whole process. More...

With over 20 years experience in the Hearth Industry, Embers Stoves and Fireplaces understand what their customers need!

Walk into Embers Stoves and Fireplaces on Main Street in South Portland and the owners, Ernie Stanhope and Peggy Brown, will be there for you. More...

Neighbors

Resident blazes trail of conservation

Stephen Clark is a true man of the outdoors, achieving multiple accomplishments in trails-related literature, nature conservation and historical preservation.  Clark, who lives in Scarborough, was a teacher at Waterville High School and Kennebec More...

Make raking leaves easier and maybe fun

Raking leaves is an annual event for people in many parts of the country. Some people enjoy getting out in the crisp, autumn air and spending a day cleaning up the yard. More...

How to improve your home’s curb appeal

Men and women who have tried to sell a home are likely familiar with the phrase “curb appeal.” Curb appeal is similar to getting ready for a big date, only you’re not dressing yourself up to make a strong first impression.  More...