September 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

School, labor unions work on contracts

As students stayed busy the past few months enjoying everything Maine has to offer, members of the Board of Education and school district labor unions spent time updating union contracts. On Wednesday, Sept. More...

In the Know

Town fills commercial code enforcement, fire inspector position

The town of Scarborough is pleased to announce that James Butler has officially started work as our new full-time commercial code enforcement officer and fire inspector.  More...

Neighbors

Youngster fights chronic disease with his ‘team’

When Tamothy and Danny Louten’s son River was diagnosed with aplastic anemia, a bone marrow cancer in June 2012, the couple was overwhelmed with how the disease was going to impact their then-2-year-old son. More...

Big sandy

Kjeld Nelson, 5, of South Portland takes a seat in front of a sand sculpture of a lobster created Saturday, Sept. 14 on Pine Point Beach during the fifth annual Sansations Sand Sculpting contest. More...

Town, feds at odds over proposed fine

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...

Photo

Scarborough Land Trust’s 2013 Fresh from the Farm dinner at Broadturn Farm was held Monday, Sept. 9. A sold-out crowd of 160 people attended. More...

In the News

Camp Ketcha joins Gear Hub initiative

Project improves equipment accessibility

SCARBOROUGH – Since 1964, Camp Ketcha has been teaching children to love the outdoors through camps and other educational and recreational offerings. More...

Town council chairman won’t seek re-election

Fewer than 10 days after officially seeking re-election to a seat on the Scarborough Town Council, Chairman Ron Ahlquist is not seeking another term on the board after all.  More...

High Quality Care Available at Home for your Aging Loved One

Advantage Home Care is a Portland based agency providing high quality, affordable care for the elderly. 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...

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Saturday, Sept. 21   More...