November 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Medical center receives echocardiography accreditation

Southern Maine Health Care – Biddeford Medical Center in Biddeford has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in echocardiography in the area of Adult Transthoracic, Adult Transesophageal, Adult Stress by the Intersocietal Accreditatio More...

In the Know

Cooking on Purpose

Thanksgiving is key to life of pie

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. For many of us Thanksgiving is all about pies. More...

Police Notes

Oct. 16   Gregory A. Mendis, 29, of Route 1 in Scarborough, was arrested at 6:02 p.m. on Hannaford Drive for burglary of a motor vehicle (unlocked vehicle) and theft by unauthorized taking or transfer (value between $501 and $1,000).  Oct. More...

Cub Scouts adopt a fire hydrant

I know it is a little early in the season, but with last week’s snowstorm it reminded me that it’s time to start thinking of winter.  I was very pleased to recently receive a call from the Den Leader of Cub Scout Pack 47 inquiring ab More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Nov. 13

White Christmas, 7 p.m., Winslow Homer Center, Scarborough High School. FMI, call 730-0465.  Square dance lessons, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Eight Corners School, 22 Mussey Road, Scarborough. New music, casual dress. Singles welcome. More...

Friday, Nov. 14

White Christmas, 7 p.m., Winslow Homer Center, Scarborough High School. FMI, call 730-0465.  Kiwanis meeting, noon, The Egg and I restaurant, 103 Route 1, Scarborough. Public welcome. FMI, call Ava Adams at 883-2634.  More...

Saturday, Nov. 15

Red Storm Bolt 5K, 9 a.m., Scarborough High School. Benefits SHS class of 2015. FMI, call 836-2668 or emailtmorin13@gmail.com.  Electronics recycling collection, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., parking lot, Scarborough High School. More...

Weatherization project is launched

Project G.R.A.C.E. and Efficiency Maine working together to keep residents warm this winter

As the weather gets cold and winter approaches, Project G.R.A.C.E. (Granting Resources and Assistance through Community Efforts) is hard at work making sure Scarborough residents stay warm over the next few months.  More...

Council OKs funds for Route 1 property

Acquisition is part of potential public safety building project

The town has taken the next step of acquiring a site for a new public safety building by reaching an agreement to purchase 271 Route 1.  Last week Town Councilors approved using up to $316,000 from the Public Safety Building Capital Improvement More...

Community News

Wentworth on tree-planting fast track (Updated Nov. 14)

Thanks to Beech Ridge and NASCAR, students in Scarborough will plant up to 750 Eastern white pine seedlings

Scarborough may become a much greener community thanks to one of the most popular sports organizations in the country. More...

Library to host “An Unseemly Wife” author on Nov. 19

Scarborough Public Library will welcome author E.B. Moore for a reading and discussion of her latest novel, “An Unseemly Wife” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19. Moore is a poet and novelist who began as a metal sculptor. More...

Library partners with Camden Conference

Scarborough Public Library, 48 Gorham Road, has partnered with the Camden Conference to bring a series of original programs to Scarborough.  Each will explore the theme “Russia Resurgent” – the focus of the 2015 conference to b More...

Letters

Scarborough Land Trust thankful for campaign support

To the editor:   On behalf of the Scarborough Land Trust Board of Directors and our Benjamin Farm Campaign Committee, we want to thank every single donor and volunteer who has supported the Benjamin Farm fundraising campaign so generously and en More...

Candidate says thank you for Board of Education votes

To the editor:   A heartfelt thank you to the 1,284 people who voted for me as a write-in candidate at the last Board of Education election on Nov. More...

Candidate grateful for voter confidence

To the editor:   More...