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The Community Recycling Center - 2017 Thanksgiving Week Schedule

posted Nov 9, 2017, 6:57 AM by Jolene Bouchard

Open:    Tuesday, November 21st and Wednesday, November 22nd

Closed:  Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Trash Collection Schedule - Thanksgiving Week 2017

posted Nov 2, 2017, 8:41 AM by Jolene Bouchard

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, trash normally collected on Thursday, November 23rd will be picked up on Friday, November 24th.  Trash normally collected on Friday, November 24th will be picked up on Saturday, November 25th.

Note:  There are only 4 holidays each year that trash is not collected:  July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.    Regular trash pickup doesn't change on any other holidays.


posted Nov 1, 2017, 10:29 AM by Jolene Bouchard

                                                             Wednesday, NOVEMBER 1ST through Sunday NOVEMBER 5TH

Scarborough residents may drop off tree branches and other storm-related debris.  Hours of operation will be 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM all days.  Private contractors hauling debris on behalf of a Scarborough resident must provide the name, address and telephone number of the resident.  NO CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL WILL BE ACCEPTED, only tree related debris. 

The Holmes Road Site is located at 48 Holmes Road, next to the Beech Ridge Speedway.  FMI call 730-4400

October Paving Scheduled for Hearn Rd, Beaver Brook Rd and Holmes Rd

posted Oct 11, 2017, 7:27 AM by Jolene Bouchard

Road Grinding and Grading - Wednesday, 10/11/17:               Paving - Tuesday, 10/17/17:

HEARN RD (Saco town line to Ash Swamp Rd)                                   HEARN RD (Saco town line to Ash Swamp Rd)
BEAVER BROOK RD                                                                          BEAVER BROOK RD

                                                              Paving - Wednesday, 10/18/17
Weather permitting.
                                                              HOLMES RD (Beech Ridge Rd to Mitchell Hill Rd)

 Expect delays. Seek alternate routes as necessary during the construction period.  


Recycling Containers at Hannaford Temporarily Removed

posted Sep 27, 2017, 4:34 AM by Jolene Bouchard

The recycling containers located at the Hannaford Supermarket will be temporarily removed while the yard is under construction.  The containers are scheduled for return on or around the week of October 16th.  Other recycling containers in Scarborough are located at Walmart and on Route 1, in front of the Maine Veteran's Home.  Thank you for your cooperation.

REMINDER! Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off in Biddeford September 9th

posted Aug 24, 2017, 4:50 AM by Jolene Bouchard

The last HHW drop-off day scheduled in 2017 will be held at the Biddeford Public Works Department on Saturday, September 9th from 8:00 am to Noon.  Residents from Scarborough, Saco, and Old Orchard Beach are welcome to bring their waste to this event.  Please take this opportunity to dispose of any hazardous materials you have stored in and around your home. The next drop-off will be held in the Spring of 2018.   

Paving on Broadturn Road Rescheduled

posted Aug 23, 2017, 7:35 AM by Jolene Bouchard

Due to unforeseen circumstances, paving work on Broadturn Road has been rescheduled for                                                                                                      Friday, August 25th  -  Monday, August 28th  -  Tuesday, August 29th                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Please plan accordingly!

ROAD PAVING & RECLAMATION August 17 - August 25

posted Aug 17, 2017, 5:50 AM by Jolene Bouchard   [ updated Aug 17, 2017, 5:55 AM ]

Pike Industries will be in Scarborough this week and next week to reclaim and pave roads.  This schedule is subject to change due to weather so check back from time to time.  If the schedule changes we will update our postings.

AUGUST 17:  Broadturn Rd and Martin Ave   Both roads will be reclaimed. The end result will be gravel-like material and the roads will stay this way until the following week.  Martin Ave is scheduled first and work will start at 7:00 am.  Broadturn Rd work will not start before 8:30 am but will last all day.  Alternate routes of travel are encouraged during this time.

AUGUST 18:  Woodside Drive  Scheduled for reclamation.  The end result will be a gravel-like material that will remain until the following week.

AUGUST 21:  Broadturn Road, Pine Point Road, Martin Ave  Paving & grading will occur.  Work will not start on Broadturn Road prior to 8:30 am but will continue into the early evening.  Alternate routes of travel are encouraged. 

AUGUST 22:  Broadturn Road and Martin Ave  Paving is scheduled to be completed. 

AUGUST 23:  Woodside Drive  Grading & paving scheduled all day.

AUGUST 24 & 25:  Both Days may be used to finish any work not done on prior days because of weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Thank you for your patience and safe driving while this work is performed.  Alternate routes are recommended during this time if possible.

Soil Test Borings Scheduled on Gorham Road June 27-30

posted Jun 20, 2017, 4:24 AM by Jolene Bouchard   [ updated Jun 20, 2017, 7:31 AM ]

Soil test borings are scheduled on Gorham Road June 27-30.  The work is scheduled to start at 8:30 am daily and
will be located in the area from Hannaford Drive to Maple Ave. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. 
This work is being done as part of a utility pipeline design process.

Eight Corners Area PAVING POSTPONED to June 21 - June 22

posted Jun 20, 2017, 3:19 AM by Jolene Bouchard

Due to the weather, paving scheduled for Tuesday, June 21st and Wednesday, June 22nd has been rescheduled for
Wednesday, June 21st and Thursday, June 22nd.  Please plan accordingly.  Thank you for your cooperation.

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