August 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Police Notes

July 7  Kaitlin J. Prince, 20, of Tenney Lane, was issued a summons at 11:04 p.m. on Tenney Lane for furnishing a place for a minor to possess or consume alcohol.  July 8   More...

In the Know

Food waste pilot program ends on Sept. 7

The town of Scarborough will conclude its food waste collection pilot in the Pleasant Hill neighborhood on Thursday, Sept. More...

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Obituaries

Annette R. Lemelin How

Annette R. Lemelin How, 74, of Lewiston, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 12, at her home in Lewiston.  More...

Bayview parking fees in place

Beginning next week, beach-goers will be required to pay in order to use a dozen one-hour parking spaces along Bayview Avenue. For the past several years, parking has been free. More...

Changes to budget process coming?

Town council members are hoping voters pass a school budget as soon as possible so they can get started on improving the way the town goes about the budget process for fiscal year 2019, which starts July 1, 2018. More...

Community News

High school strategist position cut from budget

In an effort to reduce the school budget by $50,000 before putting it back out to voters early next month, the board of education last week cut a position that was aimed to prepare students, teachers and staff for the switch to proficiency-based educ More...

District spinning wheels to find bus drivers

Big yellow school buses have been bringing Scarborough students to and from their schools for decades, but education officials in Scarborough, like in other communities across the state, are finding it increasingly harder to find drivers to do the wo More...

New public safety building likely headed for Nov. ballot

The town council will most likely put a question on the November ballot asking voters to approve a new $21.5 million public safety building, but a final decision on the subject won’t officially be made until early September.  More...

Letters

Make the June and July no votes count

To the editor:   This letter is to the 2,400-plus residents who took the time to vote no on the school budget in June and again in July.  You may not be aware of the fact you have been belittled, threatened and insulted over and over again More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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