October 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Police Notes

Sept. 18   Raymond Ferland, 36, of Washington Avenue in Saco, was arrested on two warrants from other agencies during a motor vehicle stop at 11:25 p.m. near Pine Point Road and Holly Street.  More...

In the Know

Top 10 emergency preparedness tips

Recently a colleague of mine from FEMA Region 1 in Boston published the following list of the top 10 things that people often forget to do until it’s too late in an emergency.  After watching the devastating flooding in the southeastern Un More...

Letters

Council candidates ‘not tied to agendas’

To the editor:   I’m a retired business person who spent many years associated with the Greater Portland Chamber of Commerce, involved in numerous public policy issues and discussions.  More...

Higgins Beach parking: Better management via meters?

One-hour parking limits would be the focus if meters are approved

Residents and visitors to Higgins Beach won’t see any changes to beachside parking along Bayview Avenue for a while, but by next summer parking could be controlled by metered spots.  More...

Board reviews Martin’s Point plan

The site of a September 2014 fire at 153 Route 1 that destroyed the Scarborough Commons office building is one step closer to being revamped.  On Monday, the Planning Board reviewed a sketch plan that Martin’s Point Healthcare is proposing More...

Community News

Arch madness

The old arch that once greeted visitors to the Danish Village motel complex on Route 1 was moved Thursday, Oct. 22 by a crew from Merry Building Movers. More...

Committee continues pursuit of PAYT

Energy group getting closer to another proposal to reduce solid waste removal costs

This summer the finance committee explored the possibility of changing the way solid waste is disposed in town by examining a pay-as-you-throw approach. More...

Stream weaver

Ryan Smith (left) and Sean Mc- Lean participate in the third and final event in a firemen’s muster Saturday, Oct. 24 on the lawn of the First Congregational Church on Black Point Road. 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...