November 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Community News

Donovan tabbed for town council chairman

Shawn Babine selected to serve as vice chairman

Two weeks after voters elected two new councilors, the Scarborough Town Council appointed new leadership for the next year.  On Nov. More...

Advisory committee to study school issues

Residents, administrators, staff and students will review start times and calendar

A 40-plus member committee was formed in 2010 by the Scarborough Board of Education to help design and plan for a new school to replace the aging and increasingly inefficient Wentworth Intermediate School. More...

New councilors

Scarborough Town Clerk Tody Justice (left) swears in new councilors Will Rowan and Chris Caiazzo at the Nov. 18 town council meeting. (Michael Kelley photo) More...


Cooking on Purpose

‘Tis the season to rush, rush, rush

This is the busiest season of the year and it is so important to eat right so stress doesn’t get strike us ill. I have included some very healthy and very delicious recipes this time. More...

Zoning changes expected at beach

Next week the town council is expected to pass a series of changes to, as Town Planner Dan Bacon said, “repair” the zoning at Higgins Beach. The change has strong buy-in from not only town officials, but beachside residents as well.  More...

In the News

Police Notes

Oct. 19   Antinette J. Frank, 31, of Rainbow Avenue in South Portland, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 9:38 a.m. More...

In the Know

Scarborough’s smoke detector grant program declared a success

Two years ago the Scarborough Fire Department was successful in obtaining regional grant funding from FEMA’s Fire Prevention Grant Program in the amount of $251,200. More...


Full Story


Early start times for school are health concern

To the editor:   Sleep. Who gets enough sleep?  Many of us often complain of being tired. 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 and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...