November 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

It’s time to send in Great Person nominations

It’s time to submit your nomination for the Leader’s Great Person Award. More...

In the Know

Pre-storm treatment expected to save money

In last week’s article I wrote about our new techniques for snow and ice control. Past practice was to use large quantities of road salt to prevent snow bonding to the road followed by plowing as needed. More...

Letters

Not happy with Veterans Day photo

To the editor:   I was very disappointed with the photo that accompanied that statement in the Nov. 16 Scarborough Leader. You see only the back of the heads of four great American heroes and nowhere are their names mentioned.  More...

Representative grateful for support

To the editor:   I’m very grateful to the voters of House District 128 for the confidence they placed in me on Election Day.  More...

Sports Spotlight

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Sunday, Dec. 16   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...

Downs next for zoning change?

After pushing through a rezoning package on Haigis Parkway earlier this year, the Long Range Planning Committee has turned its sights again toward rezoning the nearby Scarborough Downs property from a business zone to a zone that would allow a mixtur More...

Soccer titles are a family tradition

Siblings have been part of nine Scarborough state final appearances

Seeing his child raise a gold ball over his or her head has become a familiar sight for Scarborough resident Bob Philbrick.  Since 2005 Philbrick, a father of four, has seen his children win five Class A soccer state titles, including in fall 20 More...

Community News

Community News

Bank is collecting Toys for Tots   Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution, in cooperation with the United States Marine Corps Reserve and the Saco Bay Rotary Club, is participating in the 2012 Toys for Tots campaign.  More...

Winter preparations

Den 9 and Den 14 of Scarborough Cub Scout Pack 47 helped remove the flags from veterans’ graves Saturday, Nov. 17 at Black Point Cemetery in preparation for winter. (Courtesy photo) More...

Police Notes

Nov. 16  Kaysean Moss, 41, of Veranda Street in Portland, was arrested at 7:44 a.m. More...

Neighbors

Resident among first to attend charter

When Colby Harriman-Ouellette wakes up for school he doesn’t have to fight morning traffic along Route 1 on the way to school like his high school peers in Scarborough do.  Instead Harriman-Ouellette, a junior, takes a short walk to his ac More...

Casa makes case for construction project

After years of planning, Casa’s Intermediate Care Facility for Mental Retardation/Nursing has constructed a plan to expand and reconstruct the aging facility it operates at 148 Gorham Road.  More...