February 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

Scarborough launches new town website

The Town of Scarborough recently announced it is launching a new website Feb. 10. The new site is designed to be an easy-to-use, citizen-focused resource providing updates, tools and information for anyone who lives and works in Scarborough. More...

Letters

Sawyer Road traffic is already heavy enough

To the editor:   I’ve lived at 120 Sawyer Road for eight years. Since it was repaved a few years ago, the traffic has increased tenfold. More...

Neighbors

Student organizes charity drive

Nearly 400 Beanie Babies will be delivered to children in Bangladesh

By Michael Kelley Staff Writer   SOUTH PORTLAND — Children a world away will soon have a furry friend to sleep with thanks to the generosity of students at Wentworth Intermediate School.  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...

Technology jolt on tap for school?

Discussions include possible laptop expansion at Scarborough High School

A burst of technology may soon be coming to the high school. Earlier this month, the Board of Education discussed its future technological needs, including the possibility of expanding the one-to-one laptop program into the high school.  More...

Community News

‘Jesus Island’ offends; some retailers leave group

A storyline that came to the mind of Maine writer Shawn French more than 20 years ago is now being sold internationally – in comic book form – and causing controversy for its use of religious content.  More...

Police Notes

Jan. 5  Richard J. Bayley, 50, of Lawn Street in Saco, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 10:02 a.m. near Pine Point Road and Primrose Lane for possession of marijuana (usable amount).   Jan. 6  More...

Home, sweet home

The new site is designed to be an easy-to-use, citizen-focused resource providing updates, tools and information for anyone who lives and works in Scarborough. More...

Sports Spotlight

On fast track for success

If football is a game of inches, track is a sport of milliseconds. Such was the case for Scarborough High School sophomore Laura Volan on Jan. 18 in a track meet against Massabesic, McAuley, Noble and Windham.  More...

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Sunday, Feb. 16   More...