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  • Advocate to meet with business owners in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — Jay Martin, Maine's small business advocate, will meet with business owners and entrepreneurs at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Scarborough Public Library, off Gorham Road. Martin's role in state government is to hear complaints and concerns about regulatory issues ...

  • Letter: No deal in Scarborough

    Contrary to recent public statements and reports in the press, the Scarborough Education Association never agreed to a 0 percent salary increase and there never was an agreement with the Scarborough Board of Education to freeze salaries for next year. In the course of contract negotiations, we...

  • Scarborough land swap talks draw ire of Pine Point residents

    SCARBOROUGH — Some residents are accusing the town manager of exceeding his authority by conducting inappropriate private meetings with owners of the Lighthouse Motel about a proposed Pine Point land swap. During public comments at Wednesday's Town Council meeting, Harold Hutchins...

  • Konica building in Scarborough under contract, slated for facelift, redevelopment

    SCARBOROUGH — After sitting vacant for years, the Konica Minolta building at 71 U.S. Route 1 may soon have a new owner and purpose. The more than 60,000-square-foot, one-story building on 6.6 acres is under contract to Robert Gaudreau, owner of Hardypond Construction in Portland, ...

  • Where's Walmart and other pressing matters

    I recently got a call at work from a woman asking for directions to the new Walmart in Scarborough. She told me she and her husband were in their car and couldn't find it. "Your article said Gallery Boulevard - where's that?" she asked frantically.

  • Residents group invites new members

    SCARBOROUGH —The Pine Point Residents Association invites those interested in issues involving the character of the Pine Point community to join its membership. During the past five years, the group has participated in decision-making processes that involved beach access, town lan...

  • Personal finance classes at Scarborough Library

    SCARBOROUGH —"Credit Yourself: The Way to Financial Fitness" is a four-session class on personal financial management to be offered in June at the Scarborough Public Library. Maine Centers for Women, Work & Community and KeyBank will present the course that will help...

  • Scarborough receives grant, considers energy projects

    SCARBOROUGH — The town has been allocated $84,300 from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds through an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program. According to the Web site, eecbg.energy.gov, the grants "represent a presiden...

  • Scarborough council gives $450K back to schools, approves budget

    SCARBOROUGH — A determination to hold the line on municipal spending and debate with the School Board over its proposed spending led to the approval Wednesday of a fiscal 2010 budget that maintains this year's property tax rate of $12.15 per $1,000 of assessed value. The final fig...

  • Scarborough welcomes super-sized Wal-Mart

    SCARBOROUGH — The big box just got bigger. The new Wal-Mart on Gallery Boulevard opened its doors Wednesday morning, leaving the old building it replaces in its formidable shadow. One man camped outside the doors to be the first shopper in the new store, Alex Serra, W...