July 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

When thunder roars, go indoors

The title of this article is a public education catchphrase that the National Weather Service uses to educate the public about the dangers of thunderstorms. More...

Letters

Downs deserves ‘level-headed dialogue’

To the editor: Who doesn’t read, with interest, their weekly hometown newspaper? It’s a great way to connect with what’s happening around town. More...

Neighbors

When therapy dog visits, ‘eyes light up’

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Time after time Old Orchard Beach resident Pat Touri has seen the power her 3-year-old golden retriever, Grace, has in making patients at the Morrison Center smile, laugh and forget about their troubles. More...

Pork futures

A volunteer, left, helps Crystal Gordon of Tacoma, Wash., center, and Jeni Haines of Sacremento, Calif. stage a protest outside the Scarborough Wal-Mart Wednesday, July 3. More...

Grant provides for home alarms

Fire department installing smoke, carbon monoxide detectors

This month the Scarborough Fire Department will begin installing smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in homes across the community, thanks to a $286,398 Federal Fire Prevention grant.  The grant was awarded to the Metro Fire Chief’s More...

In the News

Police: Most fireworks calls are noise related

While most of the town’s residents had a day off to enjoy the sunny skies and summer swelter on the Fourth of July, officers in the Scarborough Police Department were busy making sure the town was safe during the Independence Day holiday.  More...

Police Notes

June 9  Nicholas William Birkemose, 25, of Glenwood Avenue in Saco, was arrested on the warrant from another agency at 1:08 a.m. on Pine Point Road and charged with violation of probation or parole and trafficking in dangerous knives.  More...

Martial arts promotions

Villari’s Self Defense Center announced the promotion of martial arts students to new ranks.Front, from left, are Srikartik Muddana, Sydney Gervais, Malik Elkhatib, Kendall Gervais, Jimmy Hollo 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...