May 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Police Notes

March 22 Nicholas S. Quiram, 22, of Tall Pines Road in Scarborough, was arrested at 7:46 p.m. near Payne Road and Gorham Road and was charged with operating while under the influence (alcohol). March 23 More...

In the Know

Public Works Week celebrates vital service

National Public Works week is May 21-27. More...

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Cool reception for Avenue 2 plan

For years, residents of Pine Point Beach have been pressing the town council to preserve beach access throughout the Pine Point neighborhood and feel a proposal in the works now to discontinue a 50-foot undeveloped section of Avenue 2, goes against t More...

Budget talks move toward final adoption

After weeks of reviewing the municipal and school budget, last week, members of the town council finance committee made their final recommendations on the fiscal 2018 town budget, which will now go before the full council for final adoption May 17.&n More...

Community News

Voters will decide fueling station funding

DEP: 30-year-old underground tanks need to be replaced by 2018

Although the town council already approved the replacement of fueling stations at the Public Works Department in the fiscal 2017 year budget and approved a preliminary bond order for the $687,480 project last month, how the project gets funded will b More...

Beach to Beacon High School Mile accepting applications

Applications are being taken for the second annual Beach to Beacon High School Mile, a showcase event for top young runners from across Maine who want to compete against their peers on Aug. 4 in Cape Elizabeth. More...

Garden club offers dig-up service

Is it time to dig up and divide some of those plants that are overtaking local gardens?  The Scarborough Garden Club will provide a service this year to those gardeners who find it difficult to thin out their gardens.  The club will send me More...

Letters

Why a 3.5 percent tax increase is too high

To the editor: The likely impact of Scarborough’s fiscal 2018 budget became much more clear following the joint town/school finance committee meeting on May 4. 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 and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...