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Brush, Leaves, Yard Waste, Oh My!

posted Apr 6, 2018, 11:49 AM by Leona Oceania   [ updated Apr 6, 2018, 11:56 AM ]

As a reminder, Scarborough does not provide roadside pick up of brush/yard waste/etc. 
You may dispose of yard waste at the Community Recycling Center, located at 8 Runway Road, Scarborough, Maine. If you have questions, they can be reached at 207-885-9093. 
As an additional reminder, the ecomaine Recylopedia website is fabulous interactive resource for this type of thing! It will help you to figure out how/where to dispose of, and/or recycle pretty much anything: 
Thank you! 

Residential Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Days

posted Apr 2, 2018, 10:32 AM by Leona Oceania   [ updated Apr 2, 2018, 10:35 AM ]

The dates for the Residential Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Days have been finalized!  
Scarborough, Saco, and Old Orchard Beach Residents are welcome - Proof of residency required.  
The drop off dates are as follows:
Scarborough: Saturday, May 12th (8 AM - Noon) - 20 Washington Avenue
Saco: Saturday, July 14th (8 AM - Noon) - 351 North Street
Biddeford: Saturday, September 15th (8 AM - Noon) - 371 Hill Street  

For more information re: acceptable materials (as well as materials that will not be accepted), etc. click on the link below for the full flyer. 

Road Postings lifted as of Tuesday, April 3rd

posted Apr 2, 2018, 5:30 AM by Leona Oceania   [ updated Apr 2, 2018, 10:43 AM ]

Good News! 
As of Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 all Scarborough road postings will be lifted. Proceed as normal! 
Any questions? Let us know...207-730-4400 
Happy April! 

Town-Wide Parking Ban: March 13th - 15th

posted Mar 12, 2018, 11:30 AM by Leona Oceania

Seems like we've been here before...? 
There will be a town-wide parking ban in effect from 6:00 AM on Tuesday, March 13th through 6:00 AM Thursday, March 15th. 
Stay safe! 

Community Recycling Center - Storm Related Closure

posted Mar 12, 2018, 7:40 AM by Leona Oceania

The Community Recycling Center will be closed on Tuesday, March 13th due to the impending storm. The office and the scales will be closed as well. 

Town-Wide Parking Ban

posted Mar 6, 2018, 12:30 PM by Leona Oceania   [ updated Mar 6, 2018, 12:31 PM ]

Another storm related announcement...
There will be a town-wide parking ban in effect from 6:00 PM Wednesday, March 7th through noon on Friday, March 9th. 
Thank you in advance for your cooperation! 

Trash Pick Up Schedule - Storm Delay(s)

posted Mar 6, 2018, 10:07 AM by Leona Oceania

Due to the impending storm, there will be some trash pick up delays later in the week: 

    - Trash that is normally picked up on Thursday (3.8.18), will be picked up on Friday (3.9.18). 

    - Trash that is normally picked up on Friday (3.9.18), will be picked up on Saturday (3.10.18). 

All trash pick up before and after these dates will remain on schedule.

Community Recycling Center Storm Closure on Thursday, 3.8.18

posted Mar 6, 2018, 6:33 AM by Leona Oceania   [ updated Mar 6, 2018, 10:13 AM ]

In anticipation of the coming storm, the Community Recycling Center (including the office and the scales) will be closed on Thursday, March 8th.

Keep warm, and be safe!

Posted Roads - List and Information

posted Feb 21, 2018, 6:19 AM by Leona Oceania   [ updated Feb 22, 2018, 8:24 AM ]

As of February 22nd, 2018, the list of posted roads has been approved and put into effect. Until further notice, any vehicle weighing over 23,000 lbs will not be allowed access on a posted road. 

For consideration of an exception for road use, please contact David Pinkham at 730-4410. All exceptions need to be approved by Mr. Pinkham, and will be based on a variety of considerations, inclusive of temperature and road conditions - which will be evaluated daily. 

Please check back here for any further updates. 

Click on the link below for a complete list of posted roads. 


posted Feb 14, 2018, 8:37 AM by Leona Oceania   [ updated Feb 14, 2018, 12:54 PM ]

We're working on potholes and road repairs this week on Route one - from Dunstan Corner to the Saco line. Work will not start before 8:30 AM - and both lanes will be repaired. In order to accommodate the bulk of trafflic flow, in the morning, both northbound lanes will be open, and in the afternoon, both southbound lanes will be open. Weather permitting, we anticipate this work resuming on Friday, 2.16.18. Updates will be provided as they become available.

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