March 20, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

Plenty of time to weigh in on school budget process

The preparation for the Scarborough School budget 2015-16 has been underway for several months. Typically this process runs from November to May when the budget is voted on by citizens. More...

TIDE CHART

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

Letters

Let everyone enjoy the beach

To the editor:   Having been a year-round resident of Higgins Beach for nine years, I feel I must respond to the recent spate of letters regarding the parking issue and beach access.  More...

Visitors should help keep beach clean

To the editor:   I am a very upset property owner at Higgins Beach.  A large parking lot with bathhouse has been provided by the town. More...

Race 2 the Point benefits Primary PTA

To the editor:   Snow! Snow! Snow! We’ve had a great time skiing this winter (or maybe not), but either way, we are ready to be outside without our skis. More...

Easter Baskets for Charity

Scarborough Terrace will host Easter Baskets for Charity 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31. The event will benefit Project G.R.A.C.E. More...

Conundrum continues at intersection

Committee has weighed ideas for better motor, pedestrian traffic flow in Oak Hill area for years

The ad-hoc Transportation Committee has been working for years to find ways to make the Oak Hill area a safer place for pedestrians and motorists alike. The intent is clear. The execution, however, is less so. More...

Community News

Town considers trash hauling change

In spring 2007 Scarborough introduced curbside recycling for residents in an effort to reduce the town’s waste stream and bump up its recycling rates. More...

High school tweaks course offerings

Principal: ‘We are trying to offer courses that students need, students will like and will make them better prepared ...’

Scarborough High School Principal David Creech is trying to make the school a place for much more than just reading, writing and arithmetic.  More...

Police Notes

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Things to Do

Friday, March 20

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

Saturday, March 21

Corned beef and cabbage dinner, 6 p.m., West Scarborough United Methodist Church, 2 Church St. and Route 1, Scarborough. Proceeds benefit Imagine No Malaria. Includes all fixings and dessert. FMI, call 883-2544.   More...

Monday, March 23

Overeaters Anonymous, 10 a.m., West Scarborough Methodist Church on the corner of Route 1 and Church Street.  Learn to sing, 7 p.m. United Methodist Church, 52 Tuttle Road, Cumberland. More...

Word on the Street

How a healthy diet helps you and the environment ...

The right dietary choices can not only improve your health but the environment as well. But urbanization and increasingly busy schedules force many people to seek the most convenient, and not necessarily the healthiest, foods.   More...

Rolnick Chiropractic

Dr. Ellie’s Health Tip of the Month: A lot of stuff happens in the health field. Everyday research comes out giving us new information to help us live healthier lives and improve our quality of life.  More...

Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it.  More...