August 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Sound study needed for housing design

Multi-unit complex planned for Broadturn Road property

A sound study that is scheduled to occur in the next month will help town leaders and officials from Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland properly design a multiunit affordable housing complex that will be located on property at 75 Broadturn Road More...

SummerFest set for Friday

The Scarborough Community Services Department has one last summer celebration before students go back to school later this month.  On Friday, Aug. More...

Correction

The group Concerned Taxpayers of Scarborough is not affiliated with the group of taxpayers who are claiming they were unfairly assessed by the town last year, as was stated in “Coastal residents fighting assessment” in the Aug. More...

Sports Spotlight

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Thursday, Aug. 15   Harvard Pilgrim 5K, Cheverus High School, Portland. More...

Straight shooter

Mike Scammon works with Jennifer Whitten, of East Waterboro, on how to properly handle a shotgun. Whitten was one of 50 children who took part in Maine Youth Field Day Saturday, Aug. More...

Another school budget vote is in

Unexpected state funds resulted in need for another trip to polls

Scarborough voters will receive a little bit more tax relief than originally expected when they approved the $38.8 million school budget in June.  On Tuesday, Aug. More...

Community News

Community News

Blue Point Church to host benefit supper   Blue Point Congregational Church will host a benefit supper 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 and silent auction to help a member of the church who is fighting cancer.  More...

Northern Benefits

Do you need help navigating the complexities of Health Care Reform and what it means to you this fall?  More...

Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it.   More...

In the Know

Not so far apart on use of roadways

Recently, I had the opportunity to meet with three leaders of the bicycling community. More...

Obituaries

Marilyn Corthell

Marilyn Charlotte Merrill Corthell (“Pinky”) died at Gorham House in Gorham on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at the age of 86.  Born in Manchester, N.H., Marilyn graduated from Nashua High School and the Massachusetts General Hospital Sc 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...