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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...

  • Drug, alcohol survey reveals disturbing trends for Cape Elizabeth, S. Portland, Scarborough students

    CAPE ELIZABETH — An incident involving alcohol consumption by high school students at this year's state drama festival briefly put the problem of teenage drinking back in the spotlight. But a new survey of students suggests the underlying problem is unlikely to fade as quickly as...

  • Minding the marsh

    Whatever the opposite of "buried treasure" is, it was probably picked up in Scarborough Marsh on Saturday, April 25. Camden McFadden led his mom, Cary, and sister Sawyer, as they cleaned up along Route 1, part of the fifth annual clean-up day for the marsh and local beaches. (Rich Obrey photo)

  • Volunteers participate in statewide vernal pool mapping

    FREEPORT — Volunteers in 13 towns from Scarborough to Orono are participating in a statewide project to map vernal pools in their communities. The Maine Vernal Pool Mapping Project will help determine the location, size and significance of vernal pools for town planning offices.

  • New Scarborough Wal-Mart opens this week

    SCARBOROUGH —The new Wal-Mart store in Scarborough will open to the public on Wednesday, April 29 at 7:30 a.m., following a 7 a.m. grand opening and ribbon-cutting celebration featuring local officials and music from a Scarborough elementary school chorus. The 208,000-square-foot ...

  • Scarborough School Board members upset by budget action

    SCARBOROUGH — School Board members are frustrated after the Town Council's Finance Committee and town manager recommended slashing more than $800,000 from their proposed budget. The cuts – over which the School Board has no say – came April 17, after the School Board had alr...

  • Exploring police work

    Armed with Airsoft BB guns, Greg Musilli-Sarno, left, and Patrick Flynn search a deserted building on Monday under the watchful eye of Scarborough Patrolman Andrew Flynn, part of the Scarborough Police Department's second annual Law Enforcement Explorers Conference. The three-day event provides trai...

  • Green season

    Warmer weather means the growing season is here, which keeps Pat Leddy busy organizing and caring for plants in one of the greenhouses at Flaherty's Family Farm in Scarborough. (Rich Obrey photo)

  • 46 acres to be added to Scarborough Marsh preserve

    SCARBOROUGH — A 46-acre piece of land near the Dunstan River will be added to the 3,200-acre Scarborough Marsh Wildlife Management Area. The Manson Libby Road property was purchased Wednesday from the Gervais Family of Scarborough, who has owned and maintained the land as a worki...