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In the News

Police Notes

July 29   James Angelo Giacullo, 42, of Flag Pond Road in Saco, was arrested on a warrant from another agency during a motor vehicle stop at 9:26 p.m. near Holmes Road and Carter Brook Drive.  July 30   More...

Neighbors

Pull out those perfect pumpkin plates

Cooking on Purpose

For the past several weeks, as I take my daily walk with my dog Faith, I cannot help but notice on almost every door step or walk way, the multitudes of mums and pumpkins.  The myriad of colors is truly breathtaking. What gorgeous fall colors. More...

Sports Spotlight

Dobecki sisters know the score

When Maddy meets Lindsay, it’s all competition – until after the game

Maddy Dobecki grew up watching her sister Lindsay play field hockey and played with her for a year when they were both students at Scarborough High School. Last month Maddy saw Lindsay not as a sister, not as a teammate, but as a competitor.  More...

Redevelopment plan for Toppa the Hill Plaza approved

Site would become new Comfort Keepers office

The towering sign at 253 Route 1 has stood for years advertising the businesses in Toppa the Hill Plaza, but that very sign could be a sticking point in the design of future redevelopment of the property. More...

School start time talks are launched

For years high school students have been the first students to begin school every day in Scarborough, but recently districts across the state have been contemplating making a change. More...

Community News

Candidates forum

Kathryn Miles, second from left, answers a question from the media during Scarborough Community Chamber of Commerce’s Candidates Night Wednesday, Sept. 30. More...

Taking flight

Runners break from the starting line of the Team Kyle 5K last Saturday. The annual race is held in to remember the positive spirit of 8-year-old Kyle St. Clair, who died in January 2013. St. More...

Time is on their side

A group of runners check their times after participating in the Team Kyle 5K Oct. 3. More...

Letters

Candidate is ‘right guy’ for town council

To the editor:   My family and I have known Robert Rowan for about eight years, since the Rowans joined us in becoming parents of a daughter with Down syndrome.  More...

Candidate honored forum commitment

To the editor:   I have never been prouder of my husband, Robert Rowan, than I was on the evening of the candidates’ forum.  Following his sister’s unexpected death early that morning, he spent the day with his parents doing all More...

What happened to beachcleaning machine?

To the editor:   Whatever happened to the sharing of the machine that cleaned the beaches? I think Old Orchard Beach owned it but allowed Scarborough to use it. This was several years ago, but I thought it was still ongoing.  More...

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...