June 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Town Council approves land bond

At its June 18 meeting, the Scarborough Town Council voted unanimously to approve $2 million from the Town Land Bond Fund for the Benjamin Farm project.  More...

Wentworth principal hired

School district will fill position on interim basis with former assistant

After failing to find a suitable replacement for outgoing Wentworth Intermediate School Principal Anne-Mayre Dexter, Superintendent George Entwistle has decided to fill the position for the time being with Kelli Crosby, the school’s assistant p More...

Police Notes

May 21  Keith Cole, 35, of Bodge Street in South Portland, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 10:06 a.m. near Broadturn Road and County Road.  More...

Neighbors

Patriots salute community service MVPs

Two women have been singled out by the New England Patriots as Maine’s “most valuable players” in volunteerism for their lives of dedicated public service.  More...

Award recipient serves on senior advisory board

Many who volunteer or are involved in and around Scarborough have heard the name Bud Hanson. He is involved in many nonprofits and enjoys volunteering his time to help other seniors in the area feel important and included.  More...

Book bonanza

The Friends of the Scarborough Library group held its annual book sale last weekend. The event drew hundreds of visitors from the Portland area. More...

Budget remains top topic for board

Board member says communication needs work on ‘multiple fronts’

As the Board of Education reviewed its progress on goals members set out to accomplish during the 2013-2014 school year, the discussion kept coming back to something that divided the town yet again this spring: the education budget.  More...

Community News

Summer track and field program enters 33rd season

Scarborough Track Club is beginning its 33rd season with more than 100 kids signed up for the program. Girls and boys will participate in practices on Mondays and Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. More...

Audubon Center seeks volunteer candidates

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

Senior Advisory Board seeks help

According to Chairman Bud Hanson, the town of Scarborough’s Senior Advisory Board currently has two voting member vacancies as well as an alternate position available.  More...

In the Know

Council of governments salutes town program

The Greater Portland Council of Governments, a local collaborative group that is owned by and works for the various municipalities in the area, recently recognized the town of Scarborough.  More...

TIDE CHART

HIGH LOW A.M. P.M. A.M. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, June 26

Overeaters Anonymous, 10 a.m., West Scarborough Methodist Church on the corner of Route 1 and Church Street.  Networking meeting, 8 to 9 a.m., SEDCO, 360 Route 1, Willowdale Place, Scarborough. More...

Friday, June 27

Kiwanis meeting, noon, The Egg and I restaurant, 103 Route 1, Scarborough. Public welcome. FMI, call Ava Adams at 883-2634.   More...

Saturday, June 28

Amazing Raise for GRACE, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., St. Maximilian Church, Black Point Road, Scarborough. Giant tag sale; packing 10,000 meals and soup/PB&J drive for the pantry and more. FMI, visit www.projectgracemaine.org.   More...