October 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Former Chief Carson honored by businessman

Each fall the Scarborough Fire Department hosts an event affectionately known as “Old Timer’s Night” where we honor our retired members, many of whom served for many years in key roles in our department.  We enjoy a nice dinner More...

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Neighbors

Cooking on Purpose

As the temperatures drop and drop and drop, we all need nourishing warmth. 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...

Board ponders later school start time

Health organizations have recommended later start times to the school day

Last spring, the Scarborough Board of Education decided to alter the 2015-2016 school calendar to allow staff more time for professional development. More...

Discussion of Gorham Road improvements is launched

Route 1 has long been a major connector between York County and the greater Portland area. More...

Community News

Election 2015

As November draws near, voters in Scarborough are thinking about who they are going to elect at the polls. There are five individuals running for two three-year seats on the town council. More...

IT storm eases into high school classrooms

Getting laptops into the hands of each and every high school student has been a long-term goal of officials in the Scarborough School District, but until this year they couldn’t find the money, or support, for the initiative. More...

Law enforcement appreciation planned

Sen. Amy Volk (R-Cumberland) encourages her constituents to attend a meet and greet and ice cream social with local law enforcement on Saturday, Oct. 24 and Sunday, Oct. 25.  More...

Letters

Council candidate is ‘constructive, thoughtful’

To the editor:   For the last few years there has been a great deal of uncivil discourse centered around dog leash laws, school budgets, cell phone towers and other issues.  Now, more than ever, we need level headed leadership.  More...

Friends group provides ice arena update

To the editor:   The Friends of Scarborough Hockey (FOSH), a 501c3 nonprofit organization, announced several updates in its efforts to bring an ice rink to the town of Scarborough.  FOSH has continued to work on the project this spring and More...

Family appreciates ‘incredible’ support

To the editor:   We wanted to thank Scarborough High School for the incredible support they have given to our daughter Lauren and our family as a whole.  More...