June 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Song harkens to days when trolleys thrived

Biddeford resident Max Metayer, 21, plucks his banjo on the Biddeford 31, an old trolley which used to run from Biddeford to Old Orchard Beach on the Biddeford and Saco Railroad.  More...

Police Notes

May 18 A juvenile, 17, was issued a summons at 3:19 a.m. on King Street for possession of marijuana (usable amount).  May 19 Anthony Marcisso, 31, of Lamb Street in Westbrook, was issued a summons  during a motor vehicle stop at 5:53 p.m. More...

School budget by the numbers

On June 10, Scarborough voters narrowly approved a $42 million school budget, as reported in the Leader last week.  More...

In the Know

Summer safety tips for parents and children

As the school year draws to a close, many parents are planning for their children’s summer activities. More...

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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...

Errands for the Elderly gets job done

Student creates business to assist Maine’s aging population

From an early age, Kaitlin Rayner, a rising senior at Scarborough High School, learned the spirit of giving back to others and helping to make her community better.  Rayner, who has been a Girl Scout for a dozen years, has been volunteering most More...

Community News

‘Pigs Can’t Swim’ author to visit library

Scarborough Public Library will welcome Helen Peppe on Tuesday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. Peppe is the author of “Pigs Can’t Swim,” a memoir that has been recognized by Kirkus Reviews and the American Booksellers Association.  More...

Kiwanis delivers food, cash donation

Members of Scarborough Kiwanis Club delivered boxes of food Saturday, June 14 to the Scarborough Food Pantry, along with $720 in cash donations, to help families in the community that rely on the food pantry each month.  More...

Audubon Center needs volunteers

Maine Audubon’s Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center needs volunteers age 14 and older. The Scarborough Marsh Audubon is open for the weekends and opened seven days a week starting June 14. It hosts canoe tours every day at 10 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Doreen Duval- Flaherty

Doreen Duval-Flaherty, 49, of Scarborough, has joined the angels and lost her hard fought battle with the Evil Empire, Gliomastoma, a nasty form of brain cancer that she was determined to defeat.  Diagnosed in November, 2011, she kept a positive More...

Sports Spotlight

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Saturday, June 21   More...