December 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

Holiday fire safety tips for homeowners

This time of year it is particularly important that we all adhere to good fire safety practices.  Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition during the holiday season but unfortunately those same decorations may increase the ch More...

Road Race Calendar

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

Sports Spotlight

Red Storm counting on senior’s leadership

Brendan Hall got a late start in the Scarborough basketball program, but it didn’t take long for him to get acclimated. More...

State U-13 champs

The under-13 boys Scarborough soccer club team repeated as state champions last month after shutting out Yarmouth 3-0 on Sunday, Nov. 4 in Scarborough. More...

More grants are on the way

Education foundation announces $10,000 for classroom efforts

Last week seven educators in Scarborough got word that their efforts to improve instruction in their classrooms and schools will indeed become a reality.  On Tuesday, Dec. More...

Police force continues cruiser research

The Scarborough Police Department is still in the midst of figuring which model of police cruiser will replace the Crown Victoria, a Ford product police have been using for more than a decade.  It was announced in 2010 that Ford would cease prod More...

Community News

Council looks back at 2012 initiatives

Workshop planned for new round of goal-setting

With the new year weeks away, the Scarborough Town Council spent some time last week reviewing the progress town officials made on a series of council goals laid out in the beginning of 2012.  “Overall I think we did pretty darn good,&rdqu More...

Bowl season

Members of the alternative education class at Scarborough High School created bowls to raise funding for the Preble Street Resource Center in Portland. More...

Business plan focuses on big picture

Communities in Greater Portland economic group expected to review protocol

A year after joining five other communities in developing the Greater Portland Economic Development Corporation, Scarborough officials are reviewing a protocol regarding how to handle businesses looking to locate or expand into the Greater Portland 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...