June 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

In the Know

Communications team shares budget update

The failed budget vote on June 13 was a disappointment for the board of education. This was a budget the board believed would work for our students and our town. More...

TIDE CHART

Full Story

Letters

Writers weigh in on budget vote

To the editor: Once again the town council and superintendent of schools have shown how totally out of touch they are with the citizens of Scarborough. More...

To the editor:

At its June 21 meeting, Scarborough Town Council struggled to explain the defeat of the recent school budget. More...

Public weighs in on latest draft of budget

A series of savings from vacant positions may be what it takes to shave $71,000 out of the municipal budget in preparation for the next school budget validation vote on Tuesday, July 25. More...

Fireworks ordinance tweaked

Changes include fire department notification

Consumer fireworks use will change soon, but not for this Fourth of July.  More...

Community News

Town’s HR director leaving for Maine Public

After dealing with vacancies in the community services department, assessing department and codes and planning department, Town Manager Tom Hall has had a busy 2017. More...

Town officials search for new recreation space

The public safety building preliminary site plan shows a new community recreation space taking the place of the skate park behind town hall, but the goal, however, is to keep both uses by finding a vacant site in Memorial Park for the recreation area More...

Council continues its budget deliberations

The town council took its first crack at coming up with a spending plan voters would support last week and much of the time between then and July 5, when the council is expected to finalize a budget, will be spent massaging the town and school budget More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, June 29 Author visit, 6:30 p.m., Scarborough Public Library, 48 Gorham Road, Scarborough. Features Debra Spark, author of “Unknown Caller.” Event launches the library’s adult summer reading program, Read ME. More...