November 20, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Many factors in planning board decisions

Creating a successful subdivision in Scarborough is more than just finding enough land to accommodate the desired amount of lots. More...

In the News

News Briefs

Man faces drug trafficking charges   Fahad Mohamed Ali, 25, was arrested on drug charges Monday, Nov. 16, after police said they found crack cocaine in his 22 Phillips St. home, which is located within 1,000 feet of Wentworth School.  More...

Obituaries

June E. Robinson

June E. Robinson, 90, of Scarborough, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at the Barron Center in Portland.  She was born on June 13, 1925, in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Walter Samuel and Minnie Dell (Marr) Barday. More...

Policy of giving may soon change

Town officials are reviewing how it responds to charitable requests

How Scarborough supports charities could soon be changing. The town council’s rules and policy committee met to develop a more structured policy on how Scarborough should process and ultimately fund charitable contributions.  More...

Town at Hire a Vet forefront

Scarborough is first town in Maine to employ a veteran through the program

As one of the first Maine municipalities to join Hire A Vet – a program that connects military veterans with employers – Scarborough became the first community to report the employment of a former service member back in September when its More...

Community News

November IS... National Diebetes Awareness Month

How to lower blood-sugar levels without medication

Diabetes is a disorder in which the body cannot properly store and use the energy found in food. To be more specific, diabetes compromises the body’s ability to use glucose. More...

HOME SNUGGERS ANSWERS ALL OF YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT “ RETROFOAM INSULATION” !

1) How much does it cost to insulate my house?   Depends on how much you want done, and how much we can save you with Efficiency Maine rebates. The average is about $4,500.  2) How long does it take? More...

Providing home care for you and your loved ones

At New England Family Healthcare, we strive to provide the best in-home services for you or your loved ones at affordable rates. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

The Leader accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Please email your listing to editor@scarboroughleader.com. Thursday, Nov. 19 More...