January 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Police Notes

Nov. 21  Craig I. Hussey, 30, of Adams Street in Biddeford, was arrested on a warrant from another agency during a motor vehicle stop at 6:26 p.m. near Route 1 and Foxcroft Drive.  Nov. 23   More...

In the Know

New marine resource officer starts duties in Scarborough

As I reported in a column earlier this year, David Corbeau retired after serving our community for 37 years, with the past 20 years as our full-time marine resource officer. More...

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Neighbors

Cooking on Purpose

Make use of the versatile chicken breast

I love cooking with chicken breasts; they are so versatile. They are my “go to” for many meals with family and friends. All you need to do is switch the ingredients and, voilà, a new masterpiece is created! More...

Shadow knows

Dana Nugent, Dead River’s delivery driver manager, explains to Scarborough eighth-grade students how oil deliveries work during Junior Achievement’s Job Shadow Day on Jan. 22. More...

Student facing charges after Ash Swamp Road shooting

A Scarborough High School honors student has been arrested and is facing charges in connection to last week’s shooting at 104 Ash Swamp Road.  Matthew Gwyer, 17, who appeared in juvenile court Monday, has been ordered to be detained at Lon More...

Community News

Council OKs Complete Streets policy

The Town Council last week approved a new policy that will guide the design of street improvements in a way that takes into account more than just the motorists going to and fro. More...

Jamieson selected for Youth Senate Program

U.S. Sens. Susan M. Collins and Angus S. King, Jr. recently announced the names of the two students who have been selected as delegates to the 54th annual United States Senate Youth Program that will be held March 5 to 12 in Washington, D.C.  More...

Town council approves housing amendment

Developers will be able to construct more units in multifamily building

For years town leaders have been looking for ways to add more affordable housing in Scarborough and a recently approved amendment to the zoning ordinance for the town and village center district may do just that. More...

Letters

There are many things people can do to help

To the editor:   I just finished reading your article in the Scarborough Leader on the “Kindness Project.”  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...