October 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Science of stormwater maintenance

Scarborough is a large community with a stormwater drainage system to match.  There are 56 miles of storm drain pipes ranging in diameter from 4 inches to 48 inches.  Along with the pipe, there are 2,438 catch basin structures collecting ra More...

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Sports Spotlight

Senior ready to lead Red Storm playoff push

With the regular season wrapped up this week, members of the Scarborough High School field hockey team is in playoff mode and looking to return to the Class A title game. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Plan offered for Enterprise Drive plot

A piece of property between Enterprise Drive and Haigis Parkway is a dense stand of trees now, but the property’s owner is hoping it will play a critical role in the further development, and completion, of the Enterprise Business Park next door More...

Flagging food sales leave nutrition dept. in the red

The school nutrition program began a time of transition just prior to last school year, when Peter Esposito was hired in July 2015 to replace retiring food service director June Campbell.  More...

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News Briefs

Students, staff honored by board for service to others   More...

Le Tour de Wentworth

Cormac Murphy strolls down the hallway toward the front entrance as he leads a tour of Wentworth School prior to the Scarborough Town Council meeting Wednesday, Oct. 5. More...

Decreased debt service boosts fund balance

Although more than three months into the fiscal year and more than a month into the new school year, board of education members took some time last week to officially close the books on the 2015- 2016 school year. More...

Letters

Reps need to put needs of town and state first

To the editor:   I’m probably preaching to the choir here, but maybe someone will read this, just one voter.  Scarborough was acting unprofessionally, non-constructively and without civility as a town a couple years ago. More...

Candidate has right qualities for Augusta

To the editor:   With the national focus on the presidential campaign, we can easily forget about the races that impact us directly.  As a citizen concerned by what I see in Augusta, I want to explain why I support Jean-Marie Caterina for t More...

In favor of Ranked Choice Voting

To the editor:   I’m in favor of a yes vote for Question 5, Ranked Choice Voting – a simple way to restore majority rule in Maine elections. More...