May 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

In the Know

Town plans to launch cost savings initiative

A new town of Scarborough initiative centers on rewarding employees for innovative ideas that result in specific and identifiable cost savings to the town.  The Employee Incentive Program benefits the town of Scarborough through cost savings and More...

Neighbors

Sweet emotion

Scarborough-based Beware of Pedestrians claims title at Maine Academy of Modern Music Slam

A lifelong friendship has led to an award-winning band for two Scarborough High School students.  Late last month, Beware of Pedestrians, a band made up of Jake Bergeron, a freshman at Scarborough High School and his cousin, Ben Bergeron, a soph 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...

Final budget proposal reflects 3 percent rise

Scarborough voters to weigh in on school portion May 14

After months of review and debate by the Town Council and Board of Education finance committees, the Scarborough Town Council approved the town’s fiscal year 2014 operating budget last week.  More...

Superintendent: Grading system ‘too simplistic’

For generations students all across the state have received letter grades to represent their comprehension of school curriculum. More...

Community News

Educational Foundation awards grants

During its third round of grants to district teachers and administrators, the Scarborough Educational Foundation (SEF), awarded eight grants, ranging from $550 to over $6,100, to projects that focus on innovation in the classroom through the use of t More...

Community News

Library to host story time guests   Scarborough Public Library will sponsor a special family story time for children entering kindergarten in fall.  The story time is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 13.  More...

Police Notes

April 8  Meadow I. Collins-Bassford, 20, of Latham Street in South Portland, was arrested at 3:16 p.m. on Gallery Boulevard for theft by unauthorized taking or transfer (shoplifting). A juvenile, 17, was arrested for the same charge.   More...

Sports Spotlight

Sports Spotlight

Goalkeeper is glue guy for Red Storm

While the Scarborough High School boys’ lacrosse team transitions to a new starting roster this spring after losing the bulk of its starting roster from last season, head coach Joe Hezlep said he knows he can rely on goalie David Pearson to hel More...