November 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

Taking note of juvenile fire program

This week I wanted to make the community aware of a program that the Scarborough fire and police departments have been involved with for a number of years, but that isn’t as well-known as it should be.  More...

Letters

Outsourcing eliminates jobs that support families

To the editor:   Did you know your School Board has determined to outsource all the custodians employed by the school department?  More...

Writing to clear up any misconceptions in political ad

To the editor,   I am writing to clear up any misconceptions that may arise from the recent political ad by Seth Garrison in the Leader.   More...

Like ‘swatting a fly with a sledgehammer’

To the editor:   Scarborough has been a wonderful community for me and my family. We are so fortunate to be able to enjoy the beaches, marshes, and hiking and biking trails so close to home. More...

Bureau of Motor Vehicles moves

Department finds new home at Gateway Shoppes

The secretary of state’s search for a site to relocate the South Portland Bureau of Motor Vehicles has finally ended. On Friday, Oct. More...

Bill to address human trafficking denied by Legislative Council

Legislator: Issue is more prevalent than people realize

A Scarborough legislator is trying to give those who have been caught up in prostitution rings another chance. State Rep. More...

In the News

Library receives early literacy grant

Librarians at Scarborough Public Library have for years been committed to getting children interested in reading from an early age.  Earlier this fall, the library found out it has received grant funding from Family Place Libraries to continue a More...

Climbing center proposal unveiled

Maine Indoor Karting and Raceway at 23 Washington Ave. has been offering the public indoor go-karting for the last 10 years. A proposal before the Planning Board may expand recreational fun onto nearby Haigis Parkway.  More...

Police Notes

Oct. 7 Todd A. Fournier, 37, of Washington Avenue in Portland, was arrested on the warrant of another agency at 1:07 a.m. on Gallery Boulevard.  Oct. 8 Benjamin G. More...

Sports Spotlight

Road Race Calendar

Sunday, Nov. 3  Benefits Portland Trails. FMI call Kara Wooldrik at 775-2411 or email info@trails.org.  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...