April 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Residents sound off on budget numbers

Debra Ertman said any quality town has a quality school system. That’s why Ertman, a resident of 15 Fairway Drive, appeared before the Town Council last week to request more funding for the school district. More...

Spirit connections felt in old mills

Group plans ghost tours in dormant Biddeford buildings

BIDDEFORD – For more than a century, people of every age and description watched over the machinery and equipment that occupied the mills in downtown Biddeford as the factories produced products for New England and the rest of the world. More...

New High R-Value, Eco-Friendly Insulation Comes to Maine

After 9 years of testing in older buildings throughout the upper Midwest, RetroFoam, a new superinsulation technology, is available to homeowners in Maine. More...

Neighbors

Lawyer carries on mentoring tradition

You won’t find Diane Dusini featured in the pages of a John Grisham thriller, but that is not to say that the Scarborough resident doesn’t have an interesting story to tell.  More...

The Local Dish

Louis’s Arepera & Grill

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

Panic fills streets of Boston

Scarborough resident describes scene near the marathon finish line after two bombs exploded

BOSTON — Two explosions near Copley Square killed three and injured hundreds as runners crossed the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. More...

Sorrow replaces Patriots Day revelry

BOSTON — When I spoke to Cape Elizabeth resident and longtime runner Bob Dunfey three days before this year’s Boston Marathon, he told me runners aren’t exempt from life’s problems, but the exercise and time alone with their t More...

Community News

Committee scrutinizes town budget

After three weeks of meetings with department heads on Tuesday mornings beginning on March 26, the Town Council’s finance committee met this week to come up with its final list of budget recommendations.  More...

Bayley’s asks for site plan amendment

A longtime seafood restaurant in town wants to expand its Pine Point Road restaurant in an effort to make the dining experience better for its customers.  Stan Bayley, owner of Bayley’s Seafood Restaurant at 165 Pine Point Road, has reques More...

Community News

Alumni plan annual golf tournament   The Scarborough High School Alumni Scholarship Fund will hold its fifth annual Memorial Golf Tournament at Willowdale Golf Course in Scarborough on Sunday, June 2.  More...

In the Know

Representative concerned with lack of progress on issues

To the editor:   Thank you for the opportunity to represent you in Augusta. We recently passed the midpoint of the legislative year and I felt compelled to provide you with an update.  More...

Explaining the process of FEMA storm reimbursement

Recently President Obama signed a presidential declaration authorizing public assistance for the Blizzard of 2013 for communities in certain counties in the state of Maine.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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