August 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Police Notes

June 27 Lindsey A. Bickford, 21, of Goldie Lane in Standish, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 5:57 a.m. near Haigis Parkway and Route 1 for possession of a suspended driver’s license. More...

In the Know

Summer public works operations

When the winter season ends, and all the snow plowing equipment is cleaned and stored, the staff at public works moves onto what we refer to as summer operations. Some residents may think of us only as the folks who clear snow from the roads. More...

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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...

School budget passes

When all is said and done, school spending is reduced $250,000 from original vote

It took three tries, but the Scarborough School Department officially has a budget for the 2015-2016 school year after voters approved the spending plan this week. More...

Community News

Pair of cell towers closer to approval

Verizon has plans for Broadturn location, while AT&T would put tower on Holmes Road

The Holmes Road/Broadturn Road section of Scarborough is one step closer to getting improved cell phone coverage.  On Monday, the Planning Board reviewed plans from Verizon Wireless to put a 120-foot transmission tower on property at 239 Broadtu More...

Public hearing on Southgate project is forthcoming

Although still concerned about access to and from a proposed affordable housing project at 577 Route 1, the Planning Board this week sent a favorable recommendation about the project to the Town Council, which will decide if the project moves forward More...

Dog days of August

Residents of Scarborough parade through Memorial Park with their four-legged friends Saturday, Aug. 1 during Dog Days of Scarborough, an event put on by the Rotary Club of Scarborough. More...

Letters

Accusations in letter to the editor are ‘untrue’

To the editor:   A letter in last week’s Leader criticized my blog, Look- OutScarborough.com, for “making fun of kids with disabilities” and “bullying.”  These accusations are absolutely untrue and I want to co More...

Support for annual golf scramble appreciated

To the editor:   The Robbie Foundation wants to thank numerous members of the community that helped make the fifth annual Robbie Foundation Golf Scramble a huge success.  The scramble was held at Dunegrass Golf Club in Old Orchard Beach on More...