May 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Superintendent, board agree on contract extension

On a night that was partially devoted to recognizing the winter sport athletes, the Board of Education paused briefly Thursday, May 1 for an acknowledgement of its own.  More...

Cooking on Purpose

Mothers love chocolate … hint, hint

Which of these recipes will your mother love?  The Mocha Gems that are like individual tarts and a nice blend of chocolate and coffee? More...

Honor Roll

Scarborough High School

Third quarter  Seniors  More...

In the Know

In the Know

Red Cross provides support worldwide

Did you know that each year March is designated as American Red Cross month? It is one month of the year to take the time to recognize our country’s everyday heroes who give their time to help people in need.  More...

Sports Spotlight

Red Storm standout to play junior hockey

Scarborough High School senior Cam Loiselle has been playing hockey ever since he can remember and, after graduation in June, is ready to take his game to the next level.  On Aug. More...

School budget ready for vote

Residents will decide at the polls Tuesday, May 13

After months of deliberations, the members of Board of Education approved a $42.8 million operating budget last week they hope will get the support of the general public, who will be taking to the polls to weigh in on the school spending plan Tuesday More...

Gardening program is taking root

Shortly after President Obama was inaugurated in 2008, Scarborough resident Roger Doiron and his organization Kitchen Gardeners International led an effort to establish the first kitchen garden at the White House.  Now, six years later, Doiron h More...

Community News

Community News

Candidate sought for Educational Loan   Chapter E, Kennebunk, of the P.E.O. More...

Farm Camp - Hands-in-the-dirt fun!

Farm Camp is looking forward to our 9th summer of hands-in-the-dirt fun! Farm Camp is a farm and ecology day camp for kids, ages 4-9, at Turkey Hill Farm in Cape Elizabeth and The Morris Farm in Wiscasset. More...

Aucocisco School Summer Programs- Have fun and learn with us this summer!

Aucocisco School is a private special purpose school and an after-school learning center that provides students who learn differently with an opportunity to participate in a quality remedial and compensatory education in a caring individual needs. More...

Letters

School budget increase outpaces ability to pay

To the editor:   On May 13, Scarborough citizens will be asked to approve or reject the proposed school budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Here are a few facts to consider:  More...

Taxes keep going up ‘like money grows on trees’

To the editor:   Will the tax and spend never stop? I’m a disabled vet living on a pension and I wish I could raise my income as easily as you people raise the town’s.  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...