October 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

State salutes town’s recent achievements

The town of Scarborough received a $40,783 dividend from the Maine Municipal Association as a result of the town’s good loss experience and loss prevention programs.  More than half of the money received in the dividend was a result of few More...

Sports Spotlight

Player, program continue rapid ascent

Mary Cleary, a senior on the Scarborough High School varsity volleyball team, is proof that hard work in athletics can pay off.  In three years, Cleary, one of the team’s captains, has gone from a freshman trying to get the rhythm of varsi More...

Credit union project proposed

Town and Country Federal Credit Union eyes Scarborough for operations center

SCARBOROUGH — A credit union that has had a long history in South Portland is looking to expand some of its operations into Scarborough.  Representatives for Town and Country Federal Credit Union appeared before the Scarborough Planning Bo More...

Petition aims to overturn leash ordinance

Dog owners’ group collecting signatures

A Town Council decision last week has left dog owners in Scarborough searching for a place to bring their dogs to romp and run free.  On Wednesday, Oct. More...

Community News

High school to host Red Claws tryout

Open audition for Maine’s NBADL team is scheduled for Saturday

For the first time in its five-year history, the Maine Red Claws will conduct a local open audition to help team officials construct this year’s roster. The open tryout will be held Saturday, Oct. 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Police Notes

Sept. 28  Koree J. West, 18, of Matthew Way in Scarborough, was issued a summons at 1:04 a.m. on Crystal Lane for possession of marijuana (usable amount) and sale or use of drug paraphernalia (possess to cultivate/ make/traffic/ingest drug). More...

Grant will advance IT

SOUTH PORTLAND – Maine’s community colleges were given a $13 million grant as part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Program. More...

Things to Do

Road Race Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 12 Duffy’s 5K, 8 a.m., Duffy’s Tavern and Grill, Main and Storer streets, Kennebunk. Benefits Kennebunk Heating Assistance Fund. To register, visit http://runinarace.com/schedule.html. 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...