September 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Wait is over for senior activity center

Drop-In center will open at Wentworth School

For years, senior citizens have expressed a desire for a place in town to congregate, play cards and games and socialize.  Voters rejected a senior center in 2005 — four years after a request for a community center suffered the same fate.& More...

Community News

Police set to launch Operation HOPE

Program intends to help addicts, improve police training and support families

After watching heroin and opioid addiction increase in Scarborough and across the state, the Scarborough Police Department and two partner organizations are launching Operation HOPE (Heroin-Opiate Prevention Effort).  More...

Higgins Beach brouhaha lingers

Community continues to voice thoughts about potential parking changes

Citizens came out in full force last week to tell members of the Scarborough Town Council they do not agree that parking needs to be altered along Bayview Avenue at Higgins Beach  More...

Court cases to be heard at high school

Sessions give students, staff and guests an opportunity to see state’s Supreme Court in action

Next month, the atmosphere in the Winslow Homer Auditorium at Scarborough High School will be turned from theatrical to legal as the Maine Supreme Court visits the school to hear legal arguments on three cases.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Spike network

Scarborough High School junior Kacey Foerster (33) attempts to spike the ball past Gorham High School junior Kristen Curley (8) during a match Thursday, Sept. 17. More...

Co-op hockey is approved

Girls ice hockey team will feature Scarborough and Sacopee Valley students

Due to differing enrollments, players from Scarborough High School and Sacopee Valley High School in Hiram have never played against each other in school-sanctioned sports, but this winter, students from the two schools will play on a cooperative gir More...

In the News

Police Notes

July 14   Courtney E. Bishop, 22, of Buxton Road in Saco, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 3:06 p.m. near Holmes Road and Dresser Avenue for possession of marijuana (usable amount).  More...

In the Know

Intervention program provides support to trauma victims

For a number of years now the Scarborough police and fire departments have been working with an outstanding group called the Trauma Intervention Program or TIP.  TIP is a national volunteer program that was founded in 1985. More...


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