September 6, 2013 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Community News

Students earn new ranks at Villari’s Self Defense

Bridge work to impact motorists entering Pike from I-295   A bridge improvement project that began Tuesday, Sept. 3 is expected to impact drivers in the Scarborough area who use the Maine Turnpike on-ramp at the southern end of I-295.  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...

Gun safety offered at Kosho karate center

The Biddeford karate center will host gun training sessions for women

BIDDEFORD – A local martial arts training company offers a variety of courses for women and gun owners to learn more about keeping themselves safe. Kosho Karate owner Bryan LaBrecque, a former U.S. More...