June 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Summer brings challenges to Scarborough PD

Since spring has sprung, we start looking at what challenges summer will bring. We can be certain that it brings more people, tons of traffic, and more calls for service. More...

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Letters

Town council rubber stamps school budget wish list

To the editor:   Sadly our town council rubber stamped the proposed school budget. More...

Some residents were blindsided by budget moves

To the editor:   Many of us in Scarborough are not happy about the six new full-time municipal positions which were slipped into the second reading of the budget and approved this past Wednesday night.  These positions, representing almost More...

Foundation appreciates community support

To the editor:   The Robbie Foundation, a Scarborough based nonprofit, hosted a gifting celebration on May 21 where the foundation awarded more than $20,000 worth of adaptive equipment, technology and therapy treatment.  More than 20 childr 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 More...

Meters in place at the beach

Higgins Beach addresses “shuffling” issue with twohour delay system

The question of how to manage a dozen beachfront parking spaces along Bayview Avenue has plagued the Higgins Beach community ever since the one-hour spots were implemented in 2007.  In recent years, some Higgins Beach residents have argued that More...

Community News

Good to be green: Grant helps town

Route 1 will get a little greener this spring thanks to a Project Canopy grant from the Maine Forestry Service and beautification efforts by the town. More...

St. Augustine Church moves to Scarborough

St. Augustine of Canterbury Anglican Church announced it has moved to its new home in Scarborough. St. Augustine’s will share the West Scarborough Methodist Church on Route 1 at Dunstan Corner.  More...

Pizzas for pathways

Scarborough Land Trust has extended the temporary trail at Pleasant Hill Preserve, up into the Beach Hill woods and out into the field. Look for the green blazes. More...

Neighbors

Cooking on Purpose

Spareribs will satisfy any hungry crowd

As the weather gets warmer and warmer, more and more families and friends are getting together. I find that cooking spareribs is a great choice for feeding a group. And usually have leftovers for lunch the next day. More...

Sports Spotlight

Red Storm on track to improvement

Gaby Panagakos is not the most experienced runner on the girls’ outdoor track team, but has been at the center of much of the team’s success this spring.  “She is a hard worker and she is talented,” said head track coach More...