October 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

Fire department honors World War II veterans

By B. Michael Thurlow Special contributor   The Scarborough Fire Department held its annual Old Timers Night on Sept. 29. More...

Neighbors

Pine Point woman: Model for a master

When Donald Googins looks at “The Fisher Girl” or “Light on the Sea,” two paintings Winslow Homer painted in the mid-1890s while he lived at Prouts Neck, he can’t help but think of his grandmother, Ida Meserve Harding.&n More...

Sports Spotlight

Red Storm roll to homecoming win

Scarborough improves to 5-1 and will play at Portland Oct. 12

The Scarborough varsity football team scored early and often in its homecoming showdown against Massabesic High School on Saturday, Oct. More...

Linebacker is leader on and off the field

Scarborough High School junior Charlie Raybine is proof that hard work and dedication can go a long way in athletics.  More...

Early approval for gas station

The Scarborough Planning Board has approved the early stages of a development plan that would add a gas station, convenience store and sit-down restaurant to the Payne Road, Haigis Parkway intersection.  The board, however, remains concerned abo More...

Harbor oil spill response plan tested

Protection of marsh at forefront of exercise

An exercise last week to test the response plan should an oil spill occur in Portland Harbor has helped to ensure the natural resources in Scarborough Marsh would be protected as quickly and effectively as possible.  More...

Community News

Community News

Gateway Title to donate portion of closing procedures   More...

Riding to raise money

A day off from school didn’t mean a day of rest for the 106 middle school students who participated in a 20- mile bike-a-thon and 6-mile walk-a-thon through Scarborough and Old Orchard Beach to More...

Letters

Representative works beside people

To the editor:   It is campaign season again and it is our civic duty to learn about the issues and the individuals on the ballot before we vote.  More...

Candidate has ‘real world’ experience

To the editor:   It has been an honor to represent the people of Senate District 6 for the past eigh years. Thank your for the opportunity to serve.  More...

Rep. has earned vote for second term

To the editor:   With so much attention focused on the presidential election, it might be easy to forget how critical state elections can be. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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