May 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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School budget conversation continued

On April 14, the school budget was presented to the town council’s finance committee.  The school budget had been reduced from previous proposed numbers due to the fact that the district now has the definitive percentage increases from Ant More...

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Letters

Opposed to late starts at Scarborough schools

To the editor:   Over the past month there has been ongoing discussion and controversy regarding the proposed school calendar for the 2015-2016 school year.  The major issue of contention is a drastic increase in the number of late start da More...

Sanitary district schedules beach sewer inspections

To the editor:   During the week of May 4, an inspection team from the Scarborough Sanitary District and the Ted Berry Co. Inc., will conduct sewer pipe inspections within the Higgins Beach area.  More...

Support of Library Week appreciated

To the editor:   On behalf of the Scarborough Public Library Board of Trustees and staff, I’d like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who came to Portland Pie Co. 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...

Spring cleaning

Blakely Goodwin of Topsham, who grew up near Scarborough Marsh, fills a trash bag with debris during Saturday’s annual marsh cleanup. More...

Kiwanis celebrates 100th year

The world is a much different place now than when Kiwanis International started 100 years ago. More...

Community News

Former motel site scheduled for cleanup

Motorists passing by 341 Route 1 may soon see some activity at the site of Itsa Good Motel.  Town officials are working with the motel’s management to clean up the property after an accidental fire, reportedly caused by unattended candles, More...

A more eco-friendly lawn is just steps away

Maintaining a lush lawn is a healthy and rewarding hobby that affords homeowners to spend some time outdoors in nature. More...

Paint-free ways to brighten your home

Autumn is a beautiful time of year marked by pleasant temperatures and colorful fall foliage. More...

Sports Spotlight

Teens lift their way to Youth Olympics

When Scarborough residents Michael Macaluso, 17, and Emily McNally, 15, compete in the National Youth Olympics weightlifting championships at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota June 25-28, they will not only represent themselves and the co More...

New ranks earned

Students recently earned new ranks at Villari’s Self-Defense Center in Scarborough. More...