April 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Police Notes

Feb. 24  Matthew S. Coburn, 25, of Old Orchard Road in Gorham, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 1:55 p.m. on Payne Road for operating while license is suspended or revoked (insurance).   More...

In the Know

Cooking on Purpose

Salmon for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Salmon is not only a very versatile fish, it’s one of the healthiest fish you can eat. I am discovering new ways to cook it every month.  Each recipe takes on a different flavor and is a new experience. More...

TIDE CHART

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

Posted roads are rite of spring in Maine

Each year road postings signify spring is on the way. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, April 2

Roast beef supper, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Scarborough Lions Den, 273 Gorham Road, Scarborough. Take-out available.  Overeaters Anonymous, 10 a.m., West Scarborough Methodist Church on the corner of Route 1 and Church Street.  More...

Friday, April 3

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

Saturday, April 4

Spring cleanup, 9 to 11 a.m., Pine Point Beach. Sponsored by Dog Owners of Greater Scarborough. Meet at Hurd Park parking lot.   More...

New trash system to be reviewed

Information about the new system will be collected and forwarded to councilors

The Finance Committee decided last week to pursue the possibility of adopting a pay-as-you-throw approach to solid waste removal, but members said a lot more analysis into the system has to be done before it is adopted.   More...

Residents react to proposed school calendar

Last week parents of students in schools all across the district came out in full force at Wentworth School to voice their concerns with calendar proposals administrators and educational leaders have come up with to give staff more professional devel More...

Community News

Town awaiting word on sewer extension funds

Line would service new subdivision along Broadturn Road

Later this spring the town of Scarborough will find out if it was awarded a $119,000 Community Development Block Grant to extend the sewer along Broadturn Road to service the forthcoming Habitat for Humanity affordable housing project between Saratog More...

Town may share tax assessor with Cape

Council to vote on proposal April 15

CAPE ELIZABETH — Scarborough’s loss could be Cape Elizabeth’s gain as town managers from the two towns have reached an agreement to share an assessor. More...

Final kick

Phillippe Vo (159) leads Matthew Tilbury (181) and Ronald Stevenson (149) in the homestretch of the Race 2 the Point 5K road race last Saturday. More...

Letters

Current trash system is safe, clean, efficient

To the editor:   Thank you for your article in the March 20 Leader. I attended the meeting on Wednesday, March 25 as a result of reading your article.  More...

Neighbors

Humanitarian effort focuses on hearing

Scarborough native travels to Panama to help citizens with hearing impairments

Residents thousands of miles away are hearing a little bit better thanks to Karen Kirtani, a board-certified hearing instrument specialist with Beltone New England in Scarborough.  More...