May 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Perplexed, bewildered, dazed, or confused about Health Care Reform?

The health insurance marketplace (exchange) will be open from October 1st 2013 – March 31,2014. If you currently have an individual health insurance policy, or are uninsured, this affects you!  More...

In the News

State, local income blunts budget increase

Fiscal responsibility by town department heads and a thorough review of the municipal budget by Finance Committee members has resulted in a municipal spending plan that barely makes an impact to the tax rate.  Last week, Town Councilors adopted More...

Police Notes

April 3  Jaime A. Jimino, 37, of Bolton Street in Portland, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop at 2:07 a.m. More...

In the Know

In the Know

Hats off to town’s EMS providers

May 18 through 24 is National EMS (Emergency Medical Services) week. 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...

Rules set for dogs on beaches

Town Council: Amendments strike a compromise

After months of contentious debate on the animal control ordinance, Town Councilors feel they have found a compromise between those who want to walk and exercise their dogs on the beach, those who want to protect the piping plover and those who prefe More...

School budget rejected by narrow margin

For the second year in a row, and the third since 2010, Scarborough voters have rejected the school budget. Last May, the budget failed by a vote of 898 to 643, before finally passing in June. More...

Community News

Teams send message: Autism speaks

Most lacrosse teams in the state play to win. On Saturday, May 10, the members of the Scarborough and Cape Elizabeth boys’ lacrosse teams had a different mentality. More...

High school site of emergency exercise

Drill will test capability of setting up a regional shelter in the event of a disaster

Scarborough High School has provided a learning environment to countless students for many decades, but next weekend it will be aiding the community in another way.  More...

Cooking on Purpose

Pasta salads always fit the summer menu

Whether it’s a picnic, potluck, cookout or other gathering of friends and family, pasta salads always fit the occasion during this time of year. More...

Sports Spotlight

Opening day

More than 300 young baseball and softball players participated in Scarborough Little League’s opening ceremonies at Peterson Field Saturday, May 3, which included a ceremony honoring the 9-10 s More...

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Saturday, May 17   More...