October 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Election 2012

House District 127 includes part of Scarborough. Paul Aranson is looking to unseat Amy Volk, who is finishing her first term as a state representative, at the general elections, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 6. More...

In the Know

FEMA salutes town’s resilience program

By B. Michael Thurlow Special contributor   Earlier this year I submitted a series of articles about Scarborough’s communitywide resilience and preparedness program. More...

Neighbors

Publisher pushes for Maine authors

After getting her first book published in 2009, Scarborough resident Marion York wanted to find a way to help other first-time authors see their creative work materialize.  Last year, York, a resident of Hillcrest Retirement Community, started L More...

Sports Spotlight

Volleyball captain displays perseverance

Senior Meghan Lynch has only been playing volleyball for three years, but it didn’t take her long to find a passion for the sport.  More...

Open houses to provide rare glimpse

Masons throughout state invite public into their lodges

Freemasonry has had a long and storied history in the country since it was brought to the United States more than 260 years ago. More...

Community News

Community News

Church to host electronic recycling event   First Congregational Church of Scarborough and ewastemaine are sponsoring an electronic waste recycling event 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Police Notes

Oct. 1  Nikolas K. Liston, 20, of Sawyer Street in Portland, was arrested on three warrants from another agency during a motor vehicle stop at 10:26 a.m. near Route 1 and Scarborough Downs Road.  More...

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Letters

Candidate is active voice for the people

To the editor:   I am writing to support Heather Sirocki for Maine Legislature District 128. Sirocki has been a diligent and hard-working member of the Legislature during this past term. More...

Candidate will focus on job creation

To the editor:   Helene and I are supporting Ruth Summers for state senate because she understands those issues that are important to us. More...

Candidate listens, then forms opinion

To the editor:   Re-elect Jessica Holbrook. She listens. Holbrook is a Scarborough native, raised and educated in Scarborough.  She listens and then speaks and always with reason for or against an issue. 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...