April 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Committee ready with review of budget

This week, the Town Council’s finance committee wrapped up its review of municipal spending proposals and found more than $257,385 in savings by, in part, delaying the hiring of several requested positions.  More...

Residents tee off on budget proposals

At issue is a plan that would raise the tax rate by more than 6 percent

Residents had a chance to weigh in on the town’s proposed spending plan last week and were, like last year, conflicted on what the appropriate level of spending is, especially for education.  More...

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Saturday, April 26   5K Fugitive Run, 10 a.m., Gorham Municipal Center, Ball Park Drive, Gorham. 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...

Animal control remains hot topic

Concerns continue over the Town Council’s approach to beach issue

Animal control on the beach, the divisive issue that has plagued the town for nine months, is expected to be decided next month. More...

Community News

Kiwanis helps fill backpacks

Members of Scarborough Kiwanis delivered food to Wentworth Intermediate School Monday, April 14 as part of a project to fill 119 backpacks for kids in need. The backpacks were sent home with students Friday, April 18.  More...

Community News

Library to take part in Law Day on May 1   Scarborough Public Library will join libraries across Maine to offer Lawyers in Libraries: Law Day on Thursday, May 1 from noon to 1 p.m.  More...

Easter gift

The Sunday school class at the Blue Point Church spent time earlier this month making Easter cards to help spread springtime cheer throughout Scarborough. More...

In the Know

Time to salute the work of the town’s dispatchers

Each year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. That means last week was the week we honored the often unsung heroes of public safety, our dispatchers.  More...