June 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Return to ‘Friday Forums’ considered

Councilors address constant war on misinformation

At the tail end of the Town Council meeting Wednesday, June 5, Council Chairman Ron Ahlquist lamented the amount of confusion the public had in terms of how the budget process worked and the role the council plays in determining the school spending p More...

Dunstan delays could result in fine for company

State: Traffic delays were ‘above and beyond what has been acceptable ...’

A Gorham construction firm hired to improve one of the most heavily traveled intersections in Scarborough was fined last wecould be fined for causing traffic congestion as it wrapped up the work. More...

Police Notes

May 19  Andrew J. Warren, 26, of Canal Street in Gorham, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 12:50 a.m. More...

Letters

Residents struggling with town’s rising budgetary costs

To the editor:   I am writing this letter because of the threat to a way of life and our homes here in Scarborough due to runaway spending in both the school and municipal budgets.  There are many seniors and young people struggling to hold More...

Casino foes take to social media

‘No Again’ launches Facebook page opposing casino

The latest fight to keep a casino out of Scarborough has gone from grassroots efforts to an orchestrated social media campaign.  More...

Board adopts new concussion policy

Training requirements outlined for school coaches and athletic staff

The Scarborough athletic department has long had protocols on how to recognize and treat head injuries such as concussions, but a new policy was adopted last week by the Board of Education to make sure concussions are properly treated in schoolsponso More...

Community News

Community News

Anniversary event to raise funds for Team Kyle   Heidi’s House Child Care Center will host a free Family Fun Day on Saturday July 13 at Scarborough Memorial Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Book party

Books of all genres found new homes last weekend during Scarborough Public Library’s annual book sale. More...

In the Know

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Thursday, June 27   More...

In the Know

Brush up on consumer fireworks regulations

The Scarborough Police Department continues to receive numerous complaints about illegal fireworks use and, as the weather turns and summer finally arrives, I thought it was a good time to remind our citizens and the many visitors to our community of 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...