June 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Scarborough: Lawns, lobsters and legacies

How are lawns, lobsters and the legacies we leave our children all interwoven? Lawn fertilizers and pesticides, as well as pet waste, vehicle fluids, pavement sealers and other products move through properties and the wider watershed. More...

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Letters

Staff positions were scrutinized

To the editor: As the Scarborough Town Council chairman I would like to respond to Susan Hamill’s May 25 letter. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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School staff saluted

Outgoing staff honored for years of service

Three days before the Scarborough Board of Education and school leaders said their final goodbyes to the Class of 2016, they took time to bid adieu to the district’s retirees, including Superintendent George Entwistle, who has led the district More...

District is working on transgender policy

In an effort to make Scarborough schools a safe environment for all, the board of education is working on drafting a policy on how to deal with transgender or transitioning students. More...

Community News

Class of 2016

The idea for the inaugural senior send-off, which took place June 2 at the high school track, was brought up several weeks ago by the student council as a way to say goodbye to graduating seniors for More...

Farm Camp - Hands-in-the-dirt fun!

Farm Camp is looking forward to our 12th summer of hands-in-the-dirt fun! Farm Camp is a farm and ecology day camp for kids, ages 4-14, at Turkey Hill Farm in Cape Elizabeth and The Morris Farm in Wiscasset. More...

Girl Scouts of Maine gears up for a great summer camp season

SOUTH PORTLAND, MAINE – Girl Scouts of Maine kicks off their summer camp season with tremendous opportunities at day camp, resident camp and troop and family camp. Registration is now open!  More...

Neighbors

She serves those who served the country

Dorna Girardin says she just needed a cause after her children grew up

While many people use free time as an opportunity for rest and relaxation, Scarborough resident Dorna Girardin uses it to give back to others, especially those with military ties. More...