July 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

Scarborough SummerFest is right around the corner

When most people think about summer, visions of beaches, boating and barbecues come to mind.  More...

Letters

Thanks to reps for children’s health vote

To the editor:   As a resident of Scarborough and the executive director for Physicians for Social Responsibility, Maine Chapter, I’d like to thank Rep. More...

Fast Del speeds to Sire Stakes win

The Maine Sire Stakes circuit returned to Scarborough Downs Sunday, July 21 as the two-yearold colt pacing divisions took center stage, racing in three splits for purses in excess of $10,500 per division.  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...

Beach ordinance back in the limelight

A dog’s attack on a piping plover renews discussion

After a wayward dog attacked and killed a piping plover chick on Pine Point Beach earlier this month, members of the Scarborough Town Council may soon review the dogs on the beach ordinance to better balance the interests of dog owners and that of th More...

Community News

Desk full of history for sale

Auction to feature 18th-century desk that has ties to Scarborough

BIDDEFORD — A desk dating back to the 1770s that was once owned by a prominent family in Scarborough will be auctioned off at the Saco River Auction Company next month.  In mid-June, Saco River Auction Company received the desk from Ilumin More...

Funding in place for river dredge

Beth Currier, president of the Prouts Neck Country Club, is hoping an upcoming dredging project on the nearby Scarborough River will help end the erosion issues that have plagued Western Beach for years.  “We have just had such terrible er More...

Police Notes

July 4   Joshua Emery Dow, 22, of Millbrook Lane in Scarborough was arrested on a Scarborough arrest warrant at 2:10 p.m. on Millbrook Lane.  More...

Sports Spotlight

Road Race Calendar

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