May 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Community News

Baseball to lose bumper crop of seniors

First-place Red Storm boasts 15 graduating players

When shortstop Nick Bagley and second baseman Brendan Hall look around the baseball diamond at a Scarborough High School varsity baseball game, they see nothing but familiar faces.  This year’s team, which is currently ranked first in the More...

Leading role found with lobster rolls

Maine natives strike it hot in Los Angeles with food truck

SOUTH PORTLAND – Sabin Lomac moved to Los Angeles 10 years ago, as many do, to start a career as an actor.  He appeared in various plays, soap operas and TV shows, but a decade after his move to the West Coast, the co-founder of Cousins Ma More...

Last day of school devoted to service

Instead of a half-day, students will engage in community or careeroriented activities over the summer

This school year will end early for Scarborough students in kindergarten through 11th grade. More...

Budget work rolls on

Opinions differ on how much to cut after voters’ rejection

After hearing from the voters that the $38.8 million school budget was too high, the Board of Education convened Thursday, May 23 to eliminate $54,000 from the budget. The Town Council, however, will almost certainly reduce the budget more.  More...

Veteran reflects on service, sacrifice

As the Scarborough community spent a day off from work and school under blue skies and clouds on Memorial Day, Scarborough Terrace Assisted Living facility resident, Alan Sampson hopes everyone took a moment to remember the true meaning of the holida More...

In the Know

In the Know

New staff members for Scarborough

Recently, the town of Scarborough hired two new department heads to replace longtime Town Assessor Paul Lesperance and Scarborough Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO) Executive Director Harvey Rosenfeld.  Karen Martin has been selected to s More...


School board member’s letter ‘a bit off the mark’

To the editor:   This letter to the editor is written in response to Jacquelyn A. Perry’s May 24 letter.  More...

Sports Spotlight

Red Storm hurler is Gatorade pick

Junior chosen as Maine’s top high school baseball player

In its 28th year honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, the Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA Today High School Sports, announced May 28 that Ben Greenberg of Scarborough High School is its 2012-2013 Gatorade Maine Baseball More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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