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Ben’s Fund

The program at a Lyman vet hospital takes off, benefits animals in need

It’s been three years since Biddeford resident John Boucher Sr. came up with Ben’s Fund, a way to memorialize his best friend, a black lab named Ben who died in 2015 at the age of 11.  More...

SummerFest 2018

Lt. Jeff Rogers gives a demonstration in fire safety, showing how to properly use a fire extinguisher, during Scarborough’s annual SummerFest celebration, held Friday, Aug. More...

Opportunity Alliance seeking volunteers

The Opportunity Alliance has openings for Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Volunteers in Cumberland, York and Oxford counties.  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...

Things to Do

Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center

Summer Events  Daily Canoeing and Kayaking  Canoe/Kayak Rentals   Discover the meandering Dunstan River on self-guided exploration. Center will provide a canoe/kayak, map and life jackets.  More...

All aboard

World traveler, Chad Walls, releases next album in series named after Europen rail stations

Listening to An Overnight Low could be likened to reading a travel journal. With songs that feature the transient nature of living life in a foreign country, the band is back again to tell stories of a life travelled by train. More...

TIF is going to take time

Fifty minutes into an Aug. More...

In the Know

Public safety building project status report

On Aug. 15, I briefed the town council on the status of this important project as chairman of the Ad Hoc Public Safety Building Committee.  More...

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Letters

Action needed now on development plan

To the editor,   An update on the Scarborough Downs development plan: I wish the tone of this letter was different, but your action is needed now. Free $20 million community center to cost over $100 million of your money?  More...

A plea to slow down the Downs proposal

To the editor,   Early reaction from Scarborough citizens regarding the downtown TIF proposal has been less than enthusiastic – in large part because citizens are suspicious about the fast pace at which the town manager and some on the tow More...

Town moving ahead at breakneck speed

To the editor, As the owner of a business at Oak Hill for the past 15 years and a lifelong resident of Scarborough, I have spent many hours lamenting the fact that Scarborough simply does not have a viable downtown. More...