May 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

In the Know

Take time to celebrate 40th annual EMS Week

This week is the 40th annual recognition of Emergency Medical Services week when we take the time to recognize our first responders for their great work throughout the year.  More...

Letters

School budget stretches residents’ limits

To the editor:   It has been my observation from some of the articles in the Leader that your newspaper was in favor of increasing the school budget as presented. More...

Parents silent during school budget process

To the editor:   The following remarks are in no way a reflection of the views of the Scarborough Board of Education and/or its administration.  Parents were silent on the budget. 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...

Mixed use for Crossroads presented to Town Council

Zoning change could pave way for racino at Scarborough Downs

New zoning on 450-acres owned by Scarborough Downs may open the possibility of a racino being added to the historic harness racing facility.  A zoning package that would allow mixed use on the Scarborough Downs property was unveiled to the Scarb More...

Officials begin to rework budget

The night the results of the school validation came in was a restless one for members of the Scarborough Board of Education. More...

Community News

Commission files property suggestions

Earlier this year, Scarborough Town Council set a goal of taking inventory of town-owned properties.  The town’s conservation commission has been tasked with helping in that regard by looking at municipal land and reviewing existing site c More...

Committee to address area’s aging water system

Advisory group includes representatives from four towns

Five months after Biddeford and Saco Water Company merged with Maine Water Company, an advisory committee of municipal leaders from the Biddeford-Saco- Old Orchard Beach-Scarborough area has been set up to discuss and help plan infrastructure improve More...

Best paw forward

Mica, a 10-month-old samoyed, enjoyed a little tender, love and care from Patty Richards of Jay, prior to an appearance at Southern Maine Coastal Classic Dog Show at Wassamski Spring campground in Sc More...

Sports Spotlight

Junior leads rebuilt lacrosse offense

For the past three years, the Scarborough girls’ lacrosse team has been playing nothing but championship caliber lacrosse. More...