September 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Police Notes

Sept. 11   Adam M. Mesta, 27, of Wermuth Road in South Portland, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 1:53 p.m. More...

In the Know

Fire prevention week is right time for learning

Each year during the month of October the Scarborough Fire Department, like thousands of departments nationwide, provides public fire education programs to our citizens.  As our community has grown, so have the requests for assistance with publi 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...

Sticking point: Decals on carts

For years, the town has attempted to control what residents put in their curbside solid waste and recycling carts, stressing the recycling cart is for recyclable material and the solid waste cart for those items that can’t be recycled or compos More...

Hurricane relief team formed

Though separated by more than 2,600 miles, students in the Scarborough school district are creating a one-of-a-kind relationship with their peers at Hambrick Middle School in Houston, Texas as students and staff at that school rebound from the damage More...

Community News

New senior recreation area in the works

Senior citizens in Scarborough have long advocated for a senior center or, at the very least, a place where they can play games and stay active. More...

News Briefs

Marijuana moratorium extended until March   There will be no retail marijuana establishments in Scarborough until at least next spring after the town council last week passed a 180-day moratorium on marijuana retail.  More...

Letters

Work together to find educational efficiencies

To the editor:   As mothers who have raised or are raising 10 public school students, we place a high value on public education. As legislators, we voted to approve an unprecedented $162 million increase in education funding.  More...

Sports Spotlight

Trumpler makes huge transition to the links

After years of playing baseball, basketball and football, Scarborough High School senior Ian Trumpler gave up those sports in eighth grade for a more mentally challenging one, settling on golf.  More...