November 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Police Notes

Oct. 29 John Nguyen, 22, of Running Hill Road in Scarborough, was issued a summons at 11:27 a.m. on Running Hill Road for operating a vehicle without a license. Oct. 30 More...

In the Know

Public input sought for Pine Point improvements

The town of Scarborough Planning and Public Works Departments are hosting a workshop and public input session to discuss ideas for improvements to East Grand Avenue and the broader public infrastructure in Pine Point, and we’d like your help.&n More...

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Full Story

Deleting information? Don’t rely on recycle bin

Finances

Computer forensic experts are a lot like paleontologists – the scientists who study the life of past geological periods.  Paleontologists have never unearthed a full dinosaur skeleton, but, by examining just a small sample of scattered bon More...

Great Thicket project seeks to improve shrubland habitat

National wildlife refuge, approved in October, covers six northeastern states

After a recent approval from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service of the Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge, federal officials will be looking to work with private property owners in the Cape Elizabeth/Scarborough area willing to support a More...

Resident committee will analyze public safety building needs

The Scarborough Town Council approved a resident-led committee to revive a look at constructing a new public safety building for the police, fire and emergency medical services departments that have simply run out of room at the exiting Public Safety More...

Community News

School, booster groups seek to streamline

Proposed changes would allow boosters to ‘focus’ on tasks such as fundraising

Scarborough Athletics and Activities Director Mike LeGage said it is time to review the relationship between booster groups and the athletic department to make sure program essentials are being picked up by the sports budget not booster organizations More...

News Briefs

Town council puts new fund balance policy into place   Over the last few years, the town has used a portion of its undesignated fund balance to offset the loss of general purpose aid from the state or decrease the reliance on property taxpayers. More...

Kosky receives Boston Post Cane award

Irene Kosky, 97, received Scarborough’s Boston Post Cane recognizing her as the town’s oldest resident. The ceremony, which took place at Kosky’s home on Oct.  More...

Letters

Library friends appreciate support

To the editor: Friends of the Scarborough Library would like to thank the many dedicated volunteers and book sale patrons who helped make the 2016 Book Sale a success. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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