May 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Community News

Chip time

Chip Peters, left, of Portland, finished seventh in Saturday’s John Andrews Memorial Eastern Trail 5K. More...

School system in search of principals

Status of high school post still unclear – depending on the source

The search is on for two new principals in the Scarborough school department, but only one position has captured the attention of residents and surrounding communities and threatens to continue dividing townspeople. More...

Scarborough High School

Honor Roll

Quarter 3  Seniors   HIGH HONORS: Anna Chase, Anna Fitzpatrick, Katelyn Jutras, Chandan Mc- Call, Catherine Taylor, Luke Thatcher and Faith Winslow.  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...

Residents feel the noise

For most along the coast of Maine, Memorial Day means the beginning of summer and all the joy that extra sun and daylight brings. It also means a deluge of visitors and a flurry of activity that can leave locals overwhelmed. More...

Council approves municipal budget

With town council’s approval of the fiscal year 2019 municipal budget, residents will now have an opportunity to voice their opinion on the school budget at the polls. More...

In the Know

Community celebrates Memorial Day

As we approach the Memorial Day weekend, I thought it appropriate to remind everyone why we celebrate this special holiday. I also wanted to highlight the various organizations that come together for Scarborough’s annual celebration each year. More...

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Letters

Questions about public safety project raised

To the editor,   My name is John Fay and I am president of the Juneberry Place Homeowners Association, located opposite Memorial Park.  More...

Commercial sector undervalued for years

To the editor, Last fall, the Scarborough Town Council committed to a tax increase for its 2019 budget of no more than 3 percent. That was before the impact of the town-wide commercial revaluation. More...

Intent of reval is not change size of budget

To the editor,   On May 16, town council voted 5-2 to approve a budget proposal that voters will consider at the June 12 referendum. Councilors Hayes and Foley voted against the proposal for a number of important reasons. More...