September 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

Cumberland County Medical Reserve Corps promotes healthy living

The Medical Reserve Corps is a community-based, civilian volunteer program that helps build the public health and disaster response infrastructure of communities nationwide.  More...

Letters

Less policing and fewer cops would create problems

To the editor:   After reading the two letters to the editor recently I was highly disappointed with the reactions of our own town of Scarborough citizens.  More...

Web that was weaved in Scarborough, Augusta

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Sports Spotlight

Captain helps keep team on even keel

The easiest way to win any sport is to not allow an opponent to score. Last season the Scarborough field hockey team proved that to be true. More...

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. 28   More...

Board ponders district goals

Idea of hiring grant writer and volunteer coordinator for the school system is discussed again

The Board of Education has made progress on both the annual goals it sets for itself every year and those listed in the 18–month improvement plan, but board member Jackie Ward said in a workshop session last week she sees two areas where the sc More...

Town delays beach decision

Councilors want to wait for litigation to play out

Residents and visitors alike will have to wait just a little bit longer to figure out when and where they can walk their dogs on Scarborough beaches next spring and summer.  The Scarborough Town Council opted 5-2 last week to delay its decision More...

In the News

Tax assessment appeals on hold again

Hearing will continue Tuesday, Oct. 15

More than 40 homeowners will have to wait another month before a decision will be made on their appeals of the 2012 tax assessment.  More...

Correction

River Louten, who was featured in the article “Youngster fights cancer with his team,” which ran in the Sept. 20 issue of the Leader, does not have cancer, but rather a bone marrow disease, which causes his bone marrow to fail. More...

Make raking leaves easier and maybe fun

Raking leaves is an annual event for people in many parts of the country. Some people enjoy getting out in the crisp, autumn air and spending a day cleaning up the yard. More...

Neighbors

Sunken logs give rise to new venture

A typical day at the office is somewhat of a treasure hunt for Scarborough resident Todd Morrissette.  Six years ago Morrissette started Dead Head Lumber Company and designed a state-of-the art boat that could locate and retrieve logs that had s More...