April 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Heroes of last month’s fire honored for bravery   More...

In the Know

Town budget forum scheduled for April 29

The annual budget development process for the town has begun in earnest.  More...

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Police Notes

March 30   More...

Sports Spotlight

Lacrosse captain set sights early on Naval Academy

This summer Scarborough High School senior lacrosse player Nate Howard will embark upon an adventure he has been dreaming about since middle school.  Less than a month after graduation, Howard will head to the United States Naval Academy in Anna More...

Pay-as-you-throw support lacking among citizens

Committee formed to study the trash removal system

Town Councilor Shawn Babine is a strong supporter of the town switching from tax-supported curbside solid waste disposal to a system funded by residents purchasing specially marked bags.  More...

Fireworks ordinance on front burner

Committee reopens discussions on the much-debated issue

Consumer fireworks was a hotly contested issue back in 2012 when the town decided to limit the use to five days around the Fourth of July and New Year’s Day. Now three years later, Ordinance Committee Chairman Kate St. More...

Community News

Budget inching closer to independence

Programming revenue now accounts for 87 percent of Community Services operating budget

Each year that passes, Community Service Director Bruce Gullifer is getting closer and closer to having a more self-sufficient budget that needs less help from taxpayers.  In 1999, he said, 63 percent of the budget was funded by revenue from pro More...

2015 Summer Camp Directory

Camp Marland Keeps Youth Moving, Learning and Exploring All Summer Long   More...

Honor Roll

Scarborough Middle School  Third quarter  Sixth grade   More...

Letters

Plan would provide beach access, fairness for all

To the editor:   In 1940, Dan Wellehan Sr. bought a Pine Point cottage at 61 King St. (then called Front Street) and his family has enjoyed it for many summers since. More...

Let parents make the investment for laptops

To the editor:   Great Job Ms. Sirocki. You hit the nail on the head with the issues relating to buying laptops for high school students.  More...

Drug Take Back Day is set for Saturday, April 25

To the editor:   Please join the Scarborough Police Department and the Cumberland County Sheriff’s department in participating in Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Scarborough Police Department.  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...