April 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Corporate assistance benefits the fire department

Over the years the Scarborough Fire Department has benefited by the generosity and financial assistance provided by many small local businesses as well as large corporations.  When I first joined the department in the mid- 1970s many local emplo More...

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Race2thePoint

  Christopher Harmon, 25, of Scarborough checks his time as he approaches the finish line of the Race2thePoint. 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...

To the Point (and back)

Nearly 350 participants took to the road Saturday, March 30 in the third annual Race- 2thePoint 5K, a road race that benefits the Scarborough Primary Parent Teacher Association. More...

Planner: Final product of Dunstan work is within sight

Scarborough Town Planner Dan Bacon said soon motorists moving through the Dunstan Corner section of town will begin to see major changes to the area.  In October, a multi-million project began to improve the Dunstan Corner intersection, a heavil More...

Community News

Treatment change results in savings

Public works reduces salt and sand purchases

Last year the Department of Public Works switched the way it prepared and treated town roadways before and after winter storms by introducing magnesium chloride to Scarborough.  Now, a year later, Mike Shaw, director of the Department of Public More...

Road Races

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Saturday, April 6   More...

Library projects 7 percent budget rise

Nancy Crowell, executive director of the Scarborough Public Library, said despite the rumor that libraries across the nation will soon become a thing of the past, the town library is as vibrant as ever. More...

Letters

Town should begin plans for operating on a reduced budget

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Disappointed with Town Council’s lack of discussion

To the editor:   I am extremely disappointed in our Scarborough Town Council and am wondering, once again, what exactly happens behind the scenes.  A unanimous vote March 20 placed yet another builder, John Dupont, on the Planning Board, ou More...

Secrecy, lack of appointment process is damaging to town

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