May 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Local job market defies national trend

Scarborough has added nearly 1,700 jobs since 2003

While many areas throughout the country lost jobs since the recession hit in 2008, Town Manager Tom Hall reports, Scarborough fared much better.  Over the last 10 years, Hall said, Scarborough added close to 1,700 jobs and , since 2008, has adde More...

Honor Roll

Scarborough High School

Third Quarter  Senior high honors   Sofia Diaco, LaRae Discatio, Austin Downing, Grace Farnkoff, Camden Hopkins, Jayme Lappin, Paige Moore- Haskell, Trevor Murray, James Parrott, Alison Pelczar, Aaron Ravin, Patrick Rogers and Anthony Verzo More...

Police Notes

April 22  David L. Sanipass, 54, of Hurlin Smith Road in Buxton, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 9:36 a.m. More...

Sports Spotlight

Sports Spotlight

Pitcher douses fires and opponents

Jayme Lappin, a pitcher/first baseman on the Scarborough High School baseball team, knows how to put out a fire both on the pitcher’s mound and in real-life. More...

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Saturday, May 18   More...

Oak Hill next on improvement list

Committee, town officials outline punch list for congested

With the improvements to Dunstan Corner nearing completion, town officials are turning their focus toward improving Oak Hill, another heavily congested intersection farther north on Route 1.  More...

Community News

Community News

Workshop to consider ideas for Dunstan Crossing   In March, a group of property owners and interested residents got together to think about how to create more of a neighborhood feel in Dustan Corner around the newly redesigned intersection of Ro More...

The Local Dish

Bebe’s Burritos and Cantina

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

In the Know

In the Know

Town leads on organic lawn care policy

It’s the time of year again to think about lawn care. Scarborough is one of the few towns in Maine, and in the nation, to have adopted an organic grounds care policy for town and school properties.  More...

Letters

Paving shoulder of Pleasant Hill Road would improve safety

To the editor: How about paving the shoulder on Pleasant Hill Road for safe multi-use access? 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...