May 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

In the Know

Take the time to know consumer rights laws

Although it really hasn’t felt like it, spring is here. More...

Letters

School vote sends a ‘poor message’

To the editor:   I am sure that those who value low taxes above all will be congratulating themselves on derailing the school budget process.  More...

School budget is out of control

To the editor:   We’ve lived in Scarborough for seven years, and our taxes have gone up considerably over the years.  Our home valued at approximately $300,000, would be considered low income for the area. More...

Residents need to fight for students

To the editor:   I am a senior citizen like so many others and I also watch how I spend my fixed income, but I voted for the already twicereduced school budget.  Enough is enough.  We cannot keep carving away at the school budget and e 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...

Officials continue budget review

With the school budget failing to get voter approval last week, the Board of Education has gone back to the drawing board to come up with a budget that the Town Council and, more importantly, voters, can support.  More...

Program fights cancer one strike at a time

PORTLAND — For the last 20 years, the Maine Children’s Cancer Program has been fighting cancer one strikeout at a time through Strike Out Cancer in Kids, a program in partnership with the Portland Sea Dogs, TD Bank, WMTW, Anthem Blue Cros More...

In the News

Education group funds interdisciplinary learning

When board members on the Scarborough Education Foundation open grant applications from district teachers and educators, they never quite know what they will find. More...

Graduation moves back indoors for 2014

Last June, Scarborough’s High School graduation was held under blue skies on the school’s artificial turf field. This year, it will be held at a venue that is covered with ice for much of the year  More...

Fun Summer Camp for High School Credit at The New School, Kennebunk

The New School’s Summer Camp is offering fun summer classes for grades 6 and up, as well as adults. The classes are all for credit so if your son or daughter needs high school credits, this is a fun way to do it. More...

Obituaries

Nancy Gage

Nancy Reed Gage of South Portland died May 14, 2014, having lived out the meaning of her name: “Gracious One.” Nancy was born Nov. 13, 1938, in Worcester, Massachusetts, the daughter of Donald Reed and Jean Schofield Reed. More...