August 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

State Farm agency a collection site for school supply drive

The Michelle Raber State Farm Agency is supporting the Project G.R.A.C.E. More...

St. Maximilian Kolbe to host 5K road race

The St. Maximilian Kolbe 5K will be held 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23. The event includes a free kids’ fun run.  The road race benefits St. Maximilian Kolbe Knights of Columbus.  Race-day registration begins at 4:30 p.m. More...

In the Know

Grant provides funds for upgrades to command van

In the Know

Recently the Scarborough Emergency Management Agency received notification that we have been awarded federal grant funding totaling nearly $40,000 for technology upgrades to our current command van. More...

Sports Spotlight

Relay team sets state record

Swimmers, from left, Charlotte Pratt, Emily Ecker, Elizabeth Saltz and Leah Desveaux set a state record in the girls 12 and under 400 meter freestyle relay at the Maine Swimming Long Course Champions 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...

Another go-round for school vote

Town Council OKs board’s plan for general purpose aid; now it goes to the polls

Last week, the Town Council approved a recommendation by the Board of Education to use $520,283 of the $788,755 in additional general purpose aid the district recently received to cover retirement costs in the district and increase the school’s More...

Community News

Police Notes

July 18  John H. Clark, III, 30, of Evanthia Drive in Biddeford, was issued a summons at 7:05 p.m. near Holmes Road and Clover Leaf Lane for possession of marijuana (usable amount).  July 19   More...

Lemon aid

Pilot Tom Lincoln, left, of Angel Flight NE; Charlotte Spies; Larry Camerline, founder and president; Ashley O’Brien; Emma Spies; Olivia O’Brien; Emily Taggart; Roger D’Entremont, p More...

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Neighbors

Given a shot, youngster knows what to do

Growing up in the Bogdanovich family, it could safely assume Max Bogdanovich, 12, would at one point excel in the shot put.  His father, Paul Bogdanovich, threw shot put in the late 1970s at Brown University and still has throws that rank in the More...

Coastal residents fighting assessment

Forty-four appeals to be reviewed at Aug. 19 Board of Assessment meeting

A group of Scarborough residents have come together after claiming their properties were overassessed last year in an effort by the town to create additional revenue to reduce the tax rate. More...