August 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Pay it Forward chain gets stronger

Campaign to spread kindness will become readily apparent during campaign season

Benjamin Sholl, the owner of Merry Maids of Maine, a cleaning company at 254 Route 1, is a firm believer that one good turn deserves another.  Even the simplest act, Sholl said can have a tremendous — and lasting — effect on people.& More...

In the Know

Celebrating 25th year of fire department intern program

The Scarborough Fire Department will welcome its new group of nine student live-in firefighters to the department Saturday, Aug. More...

Letters

Piping Plover nests need better signs, protection

To the editor:   The fact that one irresponsible dog owner violated all the rules and allowed her dog to kill an endangered piping plover chick should not in any way lead to the conclusion that no one should walk their dog on the beach anymore.& More...

Representative sets the voting record straight

To the editor:   Karen D’Andrea, a Scarborough constituent of Rep. Amy Volk, recently submitted a letter that inaccurately reflects my voting record. I would like to correct a few of the comments.  More...

Scarborough Land Trust seeks help from dog owners

To the editor:   Scarborough Land Trust relies on many partnerships and public support to conserve land for public benefit.  Many visitors with dogs enjoy our trails at Libby River Farm, Fuller Farm, Sewell Woods, and Broadturn Farm. More...

Police work to benefit One Fund

Twenty-five officers from Scarborough to assist Cape Elizabeth force at TD Beach to Beacon 10K

When Scarborough Police Chief Robert Moulton and his officers heard about the tragedy that played out at the Boston Marathon in April, they began looking for ways to come together to show their support for the emergency personnel in Boston and raise More...

Runners ready for Beach to Beacon

A field of 6,000 expected for 2013 edition of the road race

CAPE ELIZABETH – In its 16th year, the TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race continues to unite families and inspire runners of all ages and abilities.  Founded by Joan Benoit Samuelson, who won the first-ever women’s marathon in the 1984 More...

Community News

Community News

Town clerk’s office has nomination papers   Scarborough residents interested in running for Town Council, Board of Education, Scarborough Sanitary District Trustee and Portland Water District Trustee, nomination papers are available Wednes More...

Dance Company ready for season finale

‘Best of Broadway’ scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 6 in Ocean Park

SACO – The Dance Company – a local “family” of dance performers – is gearing up for its final performance this summer of “The Best of Broadway.”  More...

Police Notes

July 16  Makaley Nicole Nichols, 23, of Vero Beach, Fla., was arrested on a warrant from another agency at the scene of a motor vehicle accident at 8:57 a.m. near Gorham Road and Running Hill Road.  More...

Neighbors

Actor lands ‘Star-Crossed’ role

It took actor Greg Finley four years to graduate from Scarborough High School, plus another four years to make it through Grant High, the fictitious high school on ABC Family’s “The Secret Life of the American Teenager.”  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...