March 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Arts offering to expand next school year The Scarborough Arts Council, a group made up of school staff, school leaders and members of the community, has been studying the music, vocal and fine arts programs in local schools and soon will be providin More...

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March is Red Cross Month

Did you know that March is designated as American Red Cross month? It is one month of the year to take the time to recognize our country’s everyday heroes who give their time to help people in need. More...

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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...

Winter? What winter?

Scarborough springs forward with savings from snow removal

Spring is still days away, but Scarborough’s Department of Public Works has been able to get a jump-start on cleanup due to a quieter winter than normal.  More...

Preliminary school calendar approved

The Board of Education is getting a late start finalizing the calendar for the next school year because a lot of time has been spent in recent months looking for a way to change the start time for middle and high school students, but a draft version More...

Community News

For special ed students, a workplace lesson

Every Wednesday while their fellow Scarborough High School students are busy with classwork, four students in the special education’s Academic Life Skills classrooms are out in the community learning employment skills first-hand.  More...

Trades complex eyed at Pleasant Hill Road

Proposal calls for building for landscapers, electricians or plumbers to operate

While Ken Grondin envisions a multiphased commercial and residential project on land he owns at 299 Gorham Road, another site across town may be ripe for a very different type of development. More...

Community News

Town announces official Facebook page On Wednesday, March 16, at the town council meeting, Scarborough Town Manager Tom Hall was set to hit the on switch for the start of the new combined Facebook page for Scarborough. More...

Letters

Daylight Savings question is litmus test

To the editor:   In these times of political turmoil, with rather large elections looming in the future, the media blitz is in full effect. More...

Rep shares concerns about proposal

To the editor: Recently, I responded to each of the Scarborough voters that sent me postcards expressing support for the November ballot question regarding ranked-choice voting (RCV).  I take my oath of office seriously, thus I feel it is my dut More...