November 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Students shine on MEA test

The latest Maine Educational Assessment scores are in and for another year, Scarborough students academically performed better than their peers in terms of meeting state expectations. More...

In the News

Police Notes

Sept. 20 A juvenile, 17, of Scarborough, was issued summonses at 9:51 a.m. on County Road for theft by unauthorized taking or transfer and being a minor transporting alcohol. Sept. 22 More...

In the Know

Chiefs’ view: Public safety building vote

As we approach the Nov. 7 referendum vote for a new public safety facility, we wanted to provide our perspective on this project. More...

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Obituaries

Allan Kellis

Allan John Kellis, Holy Donut co-founder, 68, died on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. Allan was born on Jan. 30, 1949, in Hartford, the son of Stanley S. and Helen D. (Potaski) Kellis (Kobusiewski). More...

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...

Towns wrestling with start times

While the neighboring South Portland School District collects data on the impact changing start times and Cape Elizabeth School District begins data collection on the subject, members of Scarborough’s school start time implementation committee More...

Odor raises ire of Iris Drive residents

Sanitary District searching for solutions for increased smell near Pine Point pump station

When Hillarie McClure heads into the backyard of her Iris Drive home, she doesn’t find tranquility, but rather an unpleasant smell emanating from the Eastern Trail pump station, one-third of a mile away. More...

Community News

Patriot Acura seeking Scarborough home

Scarborough is home to several car dealerships: Land Rover/Jaguar at 371 Route 1, Prime Motor’s Mercedes Benz at 137 Route 1 and Portland Saab/Volvo at 9 Route 1, but officials of Patriot Acura of Maine are hoping there is room in the market fo More...

News Briefs

Changes coming for next week’s election Following tabulation errors in three elections held over the past 12 months and a review by an ad hoc election rules and policy review committee, the town will change the way it facilitates elections, be More...

Project of the year

Martin’s Point Health Care Director of Marketing and Communications Steve Amendo, left, accepts an award from Scarborough Economic Development Corporation board member Rick Shinay after Martin& More...

Letters

Reaction to stickers is ‘over the top’

To the editor:   I don’t usually respond to what is written. I glance and if something grabs my attention, I will read. More...

Create policies for a sustainable future

To the editor:   More...

Time is now for new public safety building

To the editor:   More...