November 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

Modern furnishings reduce escape time from household fire

National statistics show home fires outnumber all other building fires by more than three to one.  As you would expect from this statistic, most fire deaths and injuries also occur in the home. More...

Letters

Leash law ads were misleading

To the editor:   Recently, misleading ads have been printed in this newspaper implying that the Scarborough leash ordinance was all about protecting piping plovers, and that Scarborough dog owners have undertaken the citizens’ referendum i More...

Advertisements ‘blur’ the ordinance issues

To the editor:   Two recent ads appeared in the Leader, sponsored by the founder of the Friends of Birds and Nature, Scarborough.  I found the ads gently misleading – oozing the kind of slick K-Street spingrease infamous for blurring More...

Voters opt for change

Political newcomers win town council, school board seats

It was not a good election day for candidates with political experience.  Scarborough voters took to the polls Tuesday, Nov. More...

In the News

Pine Point bridge is on ‘challenge’ list

Organization says structure is in top five of state’s transportation concerns

A national not-for-profit organization has listed Pine Point Crossing Bridge on Pine Point Road one of its top five transportation concerns in the state.  More...

Scarborough teams compete in playoffs

The Scarborough High School volleyball team beat its counterparts from Falmouth twice this season.  Falmouth, however, got revenge last Saturday when it beat Scarborough 3-1 in the Class A state championship.  More...

Library to host elder care program

Scarborough Public Library will host an elder care program Thursday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. “Aging in Place: How It Can Benefit You and Your Loved One” will be presented by Lisa Fuller, director of VNA LifeStages.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, Nov. 7   Oak Hill Players, 7 p.m., “Hello Dolly,” Winslow Homer Center for the Arts at Scarborough High School, 20 Gorham Road, Scarborough.  Friday, Nov. 8   More...

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Saturday, Nov. 9   More...