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In the Know

Preparation key to surviving emergencies

September is designated as National Preparedness Month by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). It was officially dedicated in 2004 after the tragic events of 9/11 to increase preparedness across the United States. More...

Letters

Residents shine light on Scarborough’s property assessment practices

To the editor:  The state’s recent report is an attempt to support a targeted revaluation done on their watch.  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...

Breaking News - 9/12/2013 10:07 AM

U.S. Fish and Wildlife proposes fine against town for not protecting piping plover

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed a $12,000 fine against the town of Scarborough after determining the town was at fault for not properly protecting the piping plover, a federally threatened shore bird. More...

Town named digital capital of Maine by Google

Scarborough is home to more than 1,500 businesses that attract shoppers, diners and clients from all around greater Portland, across Maine and throughout the country, but in-person commerce shows only one side of the Scarborough business community.&n More...

Community News

Program gives students first-hand training

When former Scarborough Fire Department captain Donald Jackson and then-chief Robert Carson established the town’s fire science live-in program in 1988, they envisioned Southern Maine Community College students who could not afford to live in d More...

First responders come together for safety drill

Scarborough’s Southern Maine Processing and Distribution Center, operated by the United States Postal Service, held a routine drill last week testing employees’ skill on what to do if a suspicious package were to arrive on the campus.&nbs More...

Police Notes

Aug. 26   Ashley Marie Smith, 24, of Revere Street in Portland, was arrested on the warrant of another agency at 12:53 p.m. on Gallery Boulevard.  More...