April 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Police Notes

March 12   Charles W. Coleman, 22, of Cumberland Street in Westbrook, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 10:20 p.m. on Gorham Road for criminal speeding (30 or more mph over speed limit).  March 13   More...

In the Know

Scarborough’s planning, code enforcement are going electric

In an effort to both reduce fuel costs and our dependency on fossil fuels, not to mention lessening CO2 emissions, the planning and code enforcement department is turning to 100 percent electric-vehicles for two of its inspection vehicles.  More...

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School year may end with service day

While the calendar for the 2016-2017 school year is still in limbo, the board made a change to the existing school calendar, opting to end the academic year on Friday June 17, instead of the scheduled Monday June 20 end date, assuming no more storm d More...

Board still searching for ‘equitable’ calendar

Staff members at Scarborough High School will get additional time next school year to work together to prepare for an accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), but how much time they get for other professional de More...

Community News

Council hopes for budget OK on first vote

Preliminary FY 2017 budget would increase tax rate by 3.2 percent

Town leaders are hoping that with greater transparency and better public participation, the school budget will be passed by voters the first time it goes to the polls, something that hasn’t happened since May 2012 when it cleared by fewer than More...

Not necessarily in bad faith

But atheist artist aware his work may create controversy with biblical collages

As an artist, G. Bud Swenson of Kennebunk knows all too well that a work can do more than inspire a conversation. Sometimes, it can create a controversy. More...

Community News

Bellavita announces new staff hirings   Bellavita of Scarborough recently announced new hires. Daniel Burns was named executive director and Kelly J. Collins was named health and wellness director.  More...

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Things to Do

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