August 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

New security, access measures greet school year

The summer break for Scarborough students was a little more than 10 weeks long, but a lot of changes have occurred in that time.  Students will be greeted by several new faces this year, access to the primary schools has been improved and the le More...

In the Know

Key boxes speed assistance and save damage

Frequently the Scarborough Fire and Police Departments get inquiries about how residents can provide door and alarm access codes or hidden key location information to our departments for the use of emergency first responders when they need to access More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Man struck by Amtrak locomotive

Train hits man who was crossing tracks, possibly to hop on a freight train

A quiet morning in Scarborough turned tragic Sunday, Aug. 18 when the Amtrak Downeaster hit a man as it passed through a railroad crossing at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Black Point Road just after 8:15 a.m.  Detective Sgt. More...

Cancer center and IBM join forces

Project will research possibility of using supercomputer Watson to help diagnose, treat cancer

The Maine Center for Cancer Medicine, an oncology treatment and research facility at 100 Campus Drive, is embarking on a oneof a-kind project that could change the face of cancer treatment.  Maine Center for Cancer Medicine has teamed up with IB More...

Community News

And away we go

Road Race Calendar Friday, Aug. 23 St. Maximilian Kolbe 5K, 6:30 p.m., St. Maximilian More...

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An appeal to the Board of Assessment Review for 43 homeowners in Scarborough was postponed Monday, Aug. 19 due to technical issues with audio equipment. More...

Sure sign of fall

The Scarborough High School girls’ soccer program held tryouts Monday, Aug. 19, the first day of the fall sports season, to fill the first-year, junior varsity and varsity rosters. More...