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Department replaces extrication tools

The Scarborough Fire Department maintains a number of special teams that are trained and equipped to respond to specific and unique challenges.  One of those groups is the extrication team.  Historically, Scarborough Fire has always respond More...

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The Leader accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Please email listing to editor@scarboroughleader.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line.  Thursday, Sept. 17   More...

Council won’t reignite fireworks talks

Town officials ‘were approached by a couple residents,’ concerned that the ordinance lacked teeth

For the past few months, the Town Council Ordinance Committee has been reviewing the possibility of changing the consumer fireworks ordinance that went into effect in March 2012. After a short meeting Tuesday, Sept. More...

Family unhappy with trust decision

Next weekend, the Scarborough Land Trust is planning a community celebration to officially dedicate Benjamin Farm as the latest property the organization has worked to preserve and conserve. More...

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SEPTEMBER IS... National Food & Safety Month

Clean produce properly to avoid contaminants

The demand for fresh produce has increased in recent years as more people are turning to fresh fruits and vegetables for their nutritional value. More...

‘Couch to 5K’ Program Readies Seniors for Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Piper Shores is sponsoring the Greater Portland Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which takes place on September 26, 2015. It is one of 600 walks occurring nationwide to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s research.  More...

Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it.  More...

Letters

Land trust explains property naming

To the editor:   On Saturday, Sep. 26, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Scarborough Land Trust will host a Property Dedication and Community Celebration at the Benjamin Farm property at Pleasant Hill. This event will include a special tribute to Mr. More...

Higgins Beach already has public access

To the editor:   I am writing to point out that, in my opinion, at Higgins Beach the public already has access to the beach in the narrow legal sense of the term, unlike the situations at two Wells beaches, including Moody Beach, and at Goose Ro More...