May 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Future of Haigis Parkway pondered

Haigis Parkway, a 1.4-mile road that connects Payne Road and the Maine Turnpike with Route 1, was created 20 years ago with the vision of becoming a robust commercial center of Scarborough.  More...

In the News

Police Notes

April 25 Michael Adam Coreau, 28, of Dearborn Avenue in Biddeford, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 1:48 p.m. for operating vehicle without license. More...

In the Know

Public Safety Awards ceremony always noteworthy

On Friday, April 29 the town’s public safety departments gathered for their annual joint awards ceremony to recognize outstanding work during the 2015 calendar year. More...

Sports Spotlight

Sports Spotlight

Gorey’s the story for Scarborough softball

When Scarborough High School softball coach Tom Griffin first saw senior Chloe Gorey play, she was an undersized centerfielder in a Little League All-Star game in Cape Elizabeth.  More...

Next year is here – for school officials

Board sends budget to town council; final reading scheduled for May 18

The Scarborough Board of Education last week passed a $45.8 million operating budget for the 2016-2017 school year, close to 87 percent of which will be funded through tax dollars. More...

Predictability, consistency primary factors in calendar decision

The Scarborough Board of Education has gone back and forth for weeks regarding how to properly build in professional development time for teachers through late start Wednesdays, but until last week, hadn’t found the right compromise despite fiv More...

Community News

Novel’s plot becomes plot of author’s life

Pre-Holocaust film depicts a happy Jewish community in Poland

A New York author will appear at Congregation Etz Chaim next week for a public presentation about his experiences piecing history together after discovering a 1938 home video his grandfather had filmed in Nasielsk, Poland, a year before Nazis destroy More...

Town is looking into free public preschool

Three years ago the Scarborough School Department began offering Jumpstart, a six-week summer intensive literacy program aimed at making sure children are academically and socially ready for kindergarten. More...

Photo finish

Ethan Stockwell, 9, (215) battles Joseph Cotta, 10, (275) for first place in the kids’ mile run at the annual Race 2 the Point road race held Saturday at Blue Point Primary School. More...

Letters

Vote to override and support constituents

To the editor:   Over the years, the Legislature and governors have raided Clean Elections and failed to return most of the money as they have promised.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, May 5   Overeaters Anonymous, 10 a.m., West Scarborough Methodist Church on the corner of Route 1 and Church Street.  Friday, May 6   More...