May 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Cooking on Purpose

Finally, fresh spring vegetables hit markets

It’s been spring for a while, but it finally feels and looks like spring. There are buds on the trees, crocus and daffodils in the garden and all sorts of green shoots popping up everywhere.  More...

Public Safety Awards recap

On Friday, April 17 the town’s public safety departments gathered for its annual joint awards ceremony to recognize outstanding work during the 2014 calendar year.  The event is always open to the public and once again was well attended.&n More...

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Flood of questions fielded at forum

Town and school topics were far ranging, from salaries to laptops to trash hauling

More than 100 residents, many with questions for town and school leaders, came out last week for a budget forum at Scarborough High School.  The April 29 forum, put on jointly by the Town Finance Committee and Board of Education Finance Committe More...

Housing firm eyes Southgate

A Portland-based affordable housing company sees a piece of property in Scarborough that dates back to the early 1800s as the perfect place for a new housing facility. More...

Community News

Committee bags pay-as-you-throw, for now

After spending a month meeting with town and school department leaders, the Town Council’s Finance Committee has come up with a series of recommended changes to the municipal budget, which will be approved in some form on Wednesday, May 20.&nbs More...

Dandy day for a parade

Scarborough’s Gym Dandies ride down Main Street in Kennebunk Saturday. The Gym Dandies took part in the town’s 17th annual May Day Festival Parade. (Kevin A. Byron photo) More...

Police Notes

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Letters

Clarification attempt was ‘discarded’

To the editor:   I attended both the town’s Finance Committee and the town budget forum on Wednesday. More...

Sports Spotlight

Softball has a spot for defensive wizard

Three years ago, Scarborough High School senior Ashley Gleason traded the swing of a tennis racket for the swing of a softball bat when, after the first day of tennis practice, she walked across Wentworth Drive and asked head softball coach Tom Griff More...