February 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

School technology systems on the move

From setting up a new school to moving district files to Cloud, Information Systems staff keeps the district humming

Last year was a busy one for Information Systems Director Jennifer Lim and her staff. More...

Sports Spotlight

Early or late, ice time is the best time

It’s 4 a.m. in the morning and, while most of his classmates are still in bed sleeping, Scarborough High School senior Sean McGovern and his hockey teammates are up and preparing to head to hockey practice.  More...

Sable metrics

Errol Murphy and Sarah Souliere, above, help a group of Scarborough Middle School eighth-graders enter information at the front desk at the Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks last week. More...

Review of ordinance continues

U.S. Fish and Wildlife to determine if animal control rule meets federal standards

Last spring the Town Council was able to reach a compromise and adopt an animal control ordinance that both protected the piping plover, a shore bird that is endangered in Maine and federally threatened, and allowed dogs to roam free during certain h More...

Community News

Land trust permanently conserves Willey Acres

In partnership with the town of Scarborough, Scarborough Land Trust has permanently conserved almost 40 acres at the town’s Willey Recreation Area on Tenney Lane, next to Benjamin Farm.  The land trust closed on the Willey project in late More...

Schedulers sought for AARP Tax-Aide program

Last year, in the greater Portland area, nearly 5,000 individuals took advantage of the AARP Tax-Aide program.  With parts of the Affordable Care Act as well as changes to the Property Tax Fairness Credit here in Maine, the demand for this prog More...

In the Know

Winter fire safety tips

I’m sure everyone is sick of hearing about the Blizzard of 2015 due to the incessant news coverage, but please indulge me one more time. More...

TIDE CHART

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

Things to Do

Thursday, Feb. 5

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., 360 Route 1, Willowdale Place, Scarborough. More...

Friday, Feb. 6

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

Saturday, Feb. 7

Winter Wildlife Walk, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Broadturn Farm, Scarborough. Hosted by Scarborough Land Trust. The event is free and will include activities for kids. The walk will be followed by hot cocoa in the barn and a visit with the farmers.  More...