October 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Tragedy averted at Pine Point

Two citizens rescue man from riptide

Just after 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. More...

In the News

Police Notes

Sept. 11 Albert Tremblay, 64, of Conway, N.H., was issued a summons at 8 p.m. on Route 1 for operating a vehicle without a license.   More...

In the Know

Insurance and age factors in truck request

Last week I explained the first two of the top 10 reasons why the fire department has requested the replacement of Ladder 2 in this fiscal year, firefighter safety and the truck committee’s recommendation.  This week I will cover the town& More...

Neighbors

Blue Point teacher receives state award

Physical education instructor focuses on ‘teaching lifelong skills’

Blue Point Primary School physical education teacher Marcia Grant is teaching kindergarten, first- grade and second-grade students at the school much more than how to be physically fit and stay healthy.  More...

UNE professor shares his love of music

After settling in southern Maine, musician visits local day care centers and gives private lessons

A local musician performs and lives by one principle: listening to his heart.  Saco resident Rob Duquette, a professor of world music, American music and African drumming at the University of New England, has had a pulse on the local, national a 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...

Group plans environmental outline

Anniversary of ‘Silent Spring’ spurs citizens to consider town’s future

Susan DeWitt-Wilder, a member of Citizens for a Green Scarborough, said Scarborough might be a different place if Rachel Carson, a scientist and founder of the modern environmental movement, had never existed. More...

Noisemaker

Six-year-old Ian Randall and his sister, Megan, 8, check out “Edward Tulane,” the Wentworth Intermediate School’s garden scarecrow during the Sept. More...

Community News

Community News

Church to host Blessing of Animals   St. Nicholas Episcopal Church, 350 Route 1 in Scarborough, will celebrate a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 7 led by the Rev. David Heald.  More...

Playing for Kyle

The Scarborough football program has received much support from the community over the past few years and because of this, the team decided it was time to pay it forward, said Amy Wohltjen of the Sca More...

Veggie power

Roger Doiron sets a vegetable display in preparation for the Wentworth School Garden Open House held Sept. 29. (Kevin A. Byron photo) More...

Sports Spotlight

Senior sets tone for Storm teammates

Robby Hall is exactly the type of role model that cross country coach Jim Harmon wants leading the Scarborough boys’ cross country team. More...

Students prepared for annual bike-a-thon

Twenty-mile Columbus Day event benefits Frannie Peabody Center

Students from Scarborough Middle School will take to the streets on Columbus Day in a bike-a-thon to benefit the Frannie Peabody Center, an organization that provides services to people in Maine who have HIV and AIDS.  More...

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Saturday, Oct. 6   More...