July 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Police Notes

May 15  George M. Ellis, 64, of Equestrian Way in Saco, was issued a summons at 4:53 p.m. on Payne Road for passing a stopped school bus.  May 18   More...

In the Know

Pine Point transportation ideas sought

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. We need your help. More...

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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...

The beach is back (cleaning, that is)

Residents and visitors to Pine Point can expect a cleaner beach this summer in the event invasive red algae plagues the shore again.  More...

Budget alterations are made

Next vote is scheduled for Tuesday, July 25

It wouldn’t feel like summer in Scarborough without town leaders and school offi- cials working to find a school budget figure that voters can support at the polls. More...

Community News

Another year, another round of cuts to school budget

Facing the need to cut the 2017-2018 school year budget by an additional $236,000 at their July 5 meeting, members of the board of education indicated they were making the necessary cuts because they had to, not because they want to. More...

Town finds its planner

Although the planning director’s position was advertised and solicited applications from 20 individuals from all across the country – including Colorado, Missouri and Nevada – Town Manager Tom Hall didn’t have to look very far More...

Trail blazers

Scarborough Land Trust Stewardship Coordinator Toby Jacobs clears a branch alongside volunteers Dick Fowler and Paul Wagner during a recent trail building session at Pleasant Hill Preserve. More...

Letters

Budget fights are tough on the town

To the editor:   As we move forward with a budget to be voted on this month, we are attempting to weigh the various needs, priorities and values of our community.  We understand that there are many points of view in our town, and we are wor More...

Over time, small, consistent cuts take toll

To the editor More...

Elected should continue support of solar industry

To the editor:   Senator Amy Volk and Rep. More...