November 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Operation HOPE is making an impact

In early October, the Scarborough Police Department launched Operation HOPE, a program that helps heroin and opiate addicts find the help they need to turn their lives around.  Now, a little more than a month in, Police Chief Robert Moulton said More...

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Council takes action on two dangerous properties   Scarborough Zoning Administrator Brian Longstaff said 2015 has been the year of dangerous buildings in Scarborough. More...

Letters

Social media posts only deepen divide in town

To the editor:   Good morning, Scarborough,  This may be one of the most important letters I’ve ever written on this page and I hope you will bear with me.  It is not meant or intended to be preachy or to imply that I myself, or More...

Town needs to reconsider role of resource officers

To the editor:   The recent video of a high school student in South Carolina being arrested for using a cell phone in class has put the spotlight on the role of police in our public schools.  More...

Obituaries

William C. Donley Jr.

William C. Donley, Jr., 71, of Scarborough, Maine passed away on October 16, 2015 after a long illness.  More...

Parking meters OK’d for beach

Meter station to be located near Ashton Street at Higgins Beach

The town council agreed last week to new parking technology at Higgins Beach to better manage hour spaces on Bayview Avenue and use up to $17,000 in beach reserve account money to place a parking meter station possibly near Ashton Street. More...

Revisions to Higgins Beach zoning reviewed

The priority? Maintain the area’s architectural character

On the heels of wrapping up a solution to parking enforcement at Higgins Beach, the town council is embarking on another change there, but first the planning board will address the topic on Monday.  More...

Community News

Drum concert

Master African drummer Jordan Messan Benissan will perform at the Scarborough Public Library on Friday, Nov. at 7 p.m. More...

In the Know

Marine resource officer retires

By now you may have heard that our Marine Resource Officer David Corbeau has retired. After 37 years of service to our community, Dave has decided to kick back and enjoy life. More...

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Neighbors

Now is the time to plan for Thanksgiving

Cooking on Purpose

Wow. November is upon on us. It seems to have come quickly this year, perhaps because of the nice weather we’ve been having. Before we know it, Thanksgiving will be here, too, and now is the time to plan. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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