April 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Public safety awards night set for April 20

Each spring the police, fire, and EMS employees gather for the annual Public Safety Awards Night. More...

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Letters

Cutting services will hurt in the long

To the editor:   Once again, our town is facing budget shortfalls thanks to tax cuts and budget cuts at the state and federal levels.  Once again, we are starting to hear the chorus of complaints from those who are not on fixed incomes, but More...

Obituaries

Barbara Cole

Barbara (Purdy) Cole was born on Friday the 13th, February 1925, in a home at the foot of Winter Street in Gardiner. She gracefully passed from this earth on Easter, March 30, 2013 with family by her side. 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...

Revised school budget submitted

Leadership council trims proposal by $1.3 million

School Superintendent George Entwistle and his leadership council continue to find ways to reduce the school budget’s burden on taxpayers.  More...

Tags will collect recycling data

Public works project will continue through April

Scarborough Department of Public Works Director Mike Shaw hopes new technology will help his department get a feel for how residents recycle — or do not recycle — on a weekly basis.  More...

Community News

Chamber, SEDCO to share Route 1 space

Office would represent first physical location for Scarborough Community Chamber of Commerce

Less than a year after moving into Scarborough’s municipal building from leased space on Black Point Road, the Scarborough Economic Development Corporation is getting ready to move yet again.  More...

Community services projects revenue rise

Town Council is reviewing the department’s budget proposal

As time goes on, the Community Services Department is getting closer and closer to becoming a self-sustaining town department. Until that happens, the department will still have to rely on the taxpayers to help fund part of the budget. More...

Board debates donations to school clubs

The Board of Education may soon think twice about its charitable contributions to school activities and teams.  More...

Neighbors

Support, inspiration shared through ‘buddy’

A Scarborough woman who is living with a rare form of neck cancer has devoted the past 10 years to helping individuals newly diagnosed with cancer through the Cancer Community Center’s Buddy Program.  Since she moved to town 10 years ago, More...

Hoss and Mary’s

The Local Dish

The Local Dish is a feature in the Courier and its sister papers, the Post, Sentry and Leader. Every week it will feature a different restaurant in each of our coverage areas.   How long have you been in business?  More...