January 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

Town honored with SHAPE award

At last week’s Town Council meeting, Steve Greeley, director of the Maine Department of Labor’s Public Sector Workplace Safety Division, presented the town of Scarborough with a SHAPE award. More...

Letters

Town should invest in public library before an ice rink

To the editor:  It is my opinion that a new ice arena should not be situated on town land across from the Scarborough Public Library.  Building the hockey rink there will:   deprive the library of overflow parking for their free well More...

Support of Empty Bowl Project is appreciated

To the editor:  As one of the students interviewed for the Dec. 12, 2014 issue of the Scarborough Leader, I am writing this letter to let you know how the Empty Bowl Project went.  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...

New Orleans north

The Jazz Band Horn Section performs “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” during Saturday’s All-State Jazz Festival Concert at Scarborough High School. (Kevin A. Byron photo)   More...

School officials begin review of facilities study

Consolidation and expansion of schools are among the items included in the draft

The new Wentworth School opened this September for students in grades three through five, but the students it serves could change depending on the future needs of the school district, according to a preliminary version of a facilities assessment stud More...

Community News

Properties worth protecting identified

Historic Preservation Committee compiles list of sites

For more than a year, the Historic Preservation Committee has been looking at properties all across Scarborough that are worth saving.  Last week, members of the group presented a list of 48 sites that need protecting and a list of ways to entic More...

Home to aid human trafficking victims

BIDDEFORD – Since 2007, when the Senate designated Jan. More...

Police Notes

Nov. 22 Christina D. Elder, 25, of Bull Ring Road in Denmark, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 7:06 p.m. on Route 1 for operating while license is suspended or revoked. More...

Neighbors

Hooked by semester at sea opportunity

Higgins Beach resident spends five weeks off the coast of New Zealand

Scarborough resident Alexis Johnson was born for the sea. More...