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Police Notes

Aug. 28   Peter L. Barclay, 54, of Green Ridge Road in Buxton, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop at 6:44 p.m. on Broadturn Road for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (alcohol).  Aug. 29   More...

In the Know

Fire department to host anniversary open houses

Each year during the month of October, the Scarborough Fire Department, like thousands of departments nationwide, provides public fire education programs to our citizens.  As our community has grown, so have the requests for assistance with publ More...

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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...

Are meters the Higgins Beach answer?

Council asks town manager to research the possibility

To meter or not to meter. That is the latest question regarding parking along Bayview Avenue in Higgins Beach.  More...

Thurlow is state’s top fire chief

It was somewhat of a foregone conclusion that Fire Chief B. Michael Thurlow would be a fire services professional. Since he was little, he wanted to be a firefighter. More...

Community News

Lobster truck business continues to roll

Cousins Maine Lobster has grown to 18 locations across the country

When Sabin Lomac was growing up, lobster bakes were a great way for his family to come together.  Now, years later, the 1999 Scarborough High School graduate is making a living off the Maine crustacean through Cousins Maine Lobster, a Los Angles More...

Color zone

A warm summer resulted in later than normal foliage this fall, but, according to MaineFoliage.com, mid-October is traditionally when the colors on the trees in southern Maine, such as those along Han More...

New tax program to provide seniors relief

Council chairman sees program as ‘... important part of creating a balance in the community’

Town councilors are hoping a new tax assistance program pioneered by Scarborough Town Council Rules and Policy Chairman Bill Donovan will provide senior citizens the tax relief they need to continue calling Scarborough home.  The new tax assista More...

Letters

Council candidate is ‘helpful, open-minded’

To the editor:   Please vote for Michael Turek for Scarborough Town Council. Mike Turek is exactly what our town needs right now. He is not a polished politician. He is an honest, trustworthy, straight talking guy. Mike is one of us.  More...

Stop trying to change the beach rules

To the editor:   Mrs. Chabot is a behind the scene biggest bully of all. Due to her political friendships she has been able to weave her way.  More...

Candidates offer ‘combination of abilities’

To the editor:   Ever since drastic cuts in state aid forced many town budgets – including Scarborough’s– into downward spirals, our town’s elected officials and professional administrators have faced some very difficult More...