March 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

In the Know

Emergency planning is key component

With the recent tragic news out of Newtown, Conn., as well as Virginia Tech, Columbine and many others, I thought it was a prudent time to talk about the town of Scarborough’s emergency planning process.  As the town’s emergency mana More...

Letters

Budgets need to be adjusted accordingly

To the editor:   There is a lot of talk about spending cuts at the federal and state levels. These talks usually end with a simple, unheeded warning that property taxes will surely increase to take up the slack. 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...

Road Race Calendar

Sunday, March 17   Kerrymen Pub 5K, noon, 512 Main St., Saco. Benefits Mary’s Walk, Maine Cancer Foundation. FMI or to register, visit www.maryswalk.org/.  Saturday, March 30   More...

Residents disagree with zoning change

Town Council approves the switch in the area of Orchard Street

When Corey Fogarty bought his home on Surrey Lane, a short road connecting Orchard Street and Carriage Way, he chose the neighborhood for its residential feel.  Now, five years after moving in, Fogerty said he is worried that feeling will be gon More...

Community News

Comstock Farm preservation in works

Town officials, members of the Scarborough Land Trust, Maine Farmland Trust and the Comstock family are in the midst of preserving a 98-acre working farm at 22 Berry Road.  On Wednesday, Feb. More...

Department reviewing fire truck bids

The Scarborough Fire Department is close to purchasing a new ladder truck, with the latest in fire protection technology to serve the Black Point Fire Station and protect some of the most valuable real estate in town.  More...

Community News

Kiwanis Club members receive fellowship award   More...