June 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Consider an organic lawn care approach

It’s lawn season. Perhaps you’ve mowed, fertilized, or applied pesticides, which include herbicides to combat weeds? But stop and consider. More...

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Voters reject school budget

Voters followed the trend Tuesday of shooting down the budget when they went to the polls. More...

Restaurant plan back before planning board

A clear cutting violation at a proposed restaurant site at 62 Mussey Road has forced the developer to start the review process before the planning board once again.  The revegetation plan, which will begin soon, was agreed upon by the property o More...

Community News

Council renews town manager’s contract

The Scarborough Town Council has secured Tom Hall as town manager for the next three years. Last week, the council approved a contract that would extend Hall’s tenure as Scarborough’s top municipal offi- cer through December 2020. More...

Board begins tweak to graduation policy

As current eighth graders end their middle school careers and prepare for the start of high school in the fall, the board of education is busy putting together a series of new graduation requirements for them to show proficiency in by the time they g More...

Celebrate seniors

The Class of 2017 makes its way onto the stage at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland Sunday for Scarborough’s annual commencement ceremony. More...