September 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Police Notes

July 13  Dominique Antonio Mitchell, 27, of Lewiston, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop at 8:10 a.m. on Route 1 for unlawful possession of a Scheduled W drug and possession of marijuana (usable amount).  More...

In the Know

Strong currents prompt warning signs

For generations those that boat, kayak, or otherwise recreate in the Scarborough, Nonesuch or Dunstan rivers know how strong the tide and currents run, particularly during certain astronomical tide cycles.  Unfortunately, the vast majority of vi More...

TIDE CHART

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Things to Do

Things to Do

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Foundation making a fast impact

Over the past four years, students in Scarborough schools have been able to take part in the Ride to the Top therapeutic equestrian program; start a school store at the high school; learn about 3D printers at the middle school or rocket science at th More...

Council OKs beach parking amendment

After hearing pleas from community members to leave parking along Bayview Avenue at Higgins Beach as is, the Town Council gave preliminary approval to a provision that would limit parking in the 13 spots from the drop-off zone to Morning Street to ha More...

Community News

Rip tide warning signs up

After several close calls with increased currents near the jetty at Pine Point, the town last week installed signs to warn swimmers and water enthusiasts about the danger of such currents.  The problem was brought to the town’s attention v More...

Council candidates line up for election

Two Wednesdays a month for the past six years, Jessica Holbrook has met with her fellow town councilors to address issues facing the town. More...

Board of Education will have new look

There won’t be a race for four open spots on the Board of Education this fall, but when the new board is seated in December, it will look slightly different than it does today.  More...

Neighbors

Cooking on Purpose

Put some summer squash on your table

Summer squash is very plentiful right now. There is an abundance in backyard gardens and the farmers markets.  It’s absolutely fabulous just steamed and served as a side vegetable. More...