January 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Police Notes

Jan. 9   Stephen D. Farrell, 68, of Wild Dunes Way in Old Orchard Beach, was issued a summons during a motor vehicle stop at 12:55 p.m. on Spring Street for failure to register vehicle (expired 150 or more days).  Jan. 10   More...

In the Know

Scarborough looks to street light conversion

The town of Scarborough incurs significant annual costs related to street lighting. Approximately 1,100 of the existing street lights are owned by Central Maine Power (CMP). More...

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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...

Clam license figure left at 31

The number of shellfish licenses available for 2018 will remain constant, at least for the time being, after the town council set the shellfish license allocations following the recommendation of the Scarborough Shellfish Conservation Commission.&nbs More...

Board takes stance against LD 1761

School officials weigh in on a bill that would allow parents to possess a firearm on school property

Guns are not allowed on school grounds and members of the Scarborough Board of Education desire to keep it that way, but a piece of proposed legislation may change that.  More...

Town takes another look at Higgins Beach zoning

When the town council adopted character based zoning at Higgins Beach in late 2015, it was unchartered territory and unlike any other zoning area in town. More...

Community News

Students would like to end K-Cup madness

Scarborough High School seniors Morgan Jackson and Kaylee Mutrie’s perfect world would be one devoid of K-Cups, a convenient, yet environmentally unfriendly way to drink coffee.  Mutrie said the single-serve coffee pods are made with No. More...

Community rallies around ‘Super-Wy’

Infant, 2 months old, stricken with rare cancer

When Ashley and Alex Sargent brought their first child together home from the hospital Nov. 14, he was absolutely perfect in every way. More...

Camp Ketcha celebrates solar installation

Camp Ketcha will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 10 a.m. More...

Letters

Removal of bins compounded problem

To the editor:   One of the primary causes of the current recycling issue in Scarborough is the fact that Hannaford’s flagship store on Hannaford Drive told the town to remove four recycling bins that were behind the store just beyond the More...