Fourth of July Schedule for Scarborough Town Hall

posted by Tody Justice   [ updated ]


In observance of the Fourth of July Holiday, the Town Hall will be closing at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3rd and will be closed all day on Thursday, July 4th. Regular hours will resume on Friday, July
5th from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Town Council Workshop of June 19th, 2019 on Growth Management & Multi Family Housing

posted Jun 21, 2019, 3:54 AM by Colette Mathieson   [ updated Jun 21, 2019, 3:55 AM ]

Please see the attached presentation that was part of the Town Council Workshop on Growth Management & Multi Family Housing held on June 19th, 2019.


posted Jun 17, 2019, 4:32 AM by Colette Mathieson   [ updated Jun 17, 2019, 4:34 AM ]

IFW To Host Informational Meeting Concerning Endangered Piping Plover and Least Tern Management Activities on Popham and Scarborough

AUGUSTA, Maine – Next week, the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (IFW) is holding two public informational meetings regarding piping plover and least tern management activities planned for the 2018 nesting season. 


The first meeting will be held at the Bath City Hall on Monday, June 24th at 5:00 pm and the second at the Scarborough Town Hall on Thursday, June 27th at 5:00 pm.

Please see the attached document for more information.

Gorham Road Construction June 12 - 14, 2019

posted Jun 12, 2019, 9:25 AM by Colette Mathieson   [ updated Jun 12, 2019, 9:26 AM ]


There will be significant construction work on Gorham Road this week. Please expect alternating traffic flow as well as substantial delays on Wednesday,

Thursday, and Friday (6.12.19 - 6.14.19) in particular. We realize there are few options for alternate routes, but please consider this information when planning your travel on Gorham Road this week.

Questions? Contact us at or 207.730.4400.

Unofficial Elections Results for the June 11th Elections

posted Jun 11, 2019, 8:27 PM by Tody Justice

Please see document below for information on the unofficial results of the June 11th School Budget Validation Referendum Election and the Special Municipal Elections.

Saco and Scarborough Partnering with PACTS for a safer Route 1

posted Jun 10, 2019, 7:37 AM by Colette Mathieson   [ updated Jun 12, 2019, 8:19 AM ]

"The Saco and Scarborough communities have been partnering with the Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System (PACTS) to make Route 1 safer and
more accessible for all modes of transportation, including motor vehicles, public transit, bicycles, and pedestrians. This planning process began in late 2018 and draft recommendations for the busy roadway are now ready for public comment.

A Public meeting has been scheduled to invite input on the recommendations on June 20th at the Wentworth School at 6 p.m. The public can also go to Corridor study to see the draft

Bessey Commons Expansion

posted Jun 6, 2019, 6:19 AM by Colette Mathieson

Bessey Commons is expanding with the addition of a new building that will provide 40 additional one-bedroom affordable, rent-restricted apartments for seniors.  All
40 apartments will be targeted with an income average of no more than 60% of area median income.  In order to enable this project to move forward the Town has been asked to modify the existing Affordable Housing Tax Increment Financing (AHTIF) district to enable to project to secure necessary financing.  Below are documents relating to the existing lease and the AHTIF district.  Revised documents will be posted with meeting packet for the June 19, 2019 Town Council meeting.

Town of Scarborough's "2019" Bond Ratings

posted Jun 4, 2019, 9:10 AM by Colette Mathieson   [ updated Jun 4, 2019, 9:14 AM ]

The Town has received its 2019 bond ratings from S&P Global and Moody's. Our credit ratings remain unchanged from last year holding strong at AA+ from S&P
Global and Aa3 from Moody's. For more detailed information please see the rating reports from both firms on our website, 
Finance Department Financial Documents.

Town Council Candidate's Night, Tuesday, May 21

posted May 15, 2019, 11:37 AM by Colette Mathieson   [ updated May 15, 2019, 11:43 AM ]

The Scarborough Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a candidates night on Tuesday, May 21, at 7:00 pm at the Town Hall in Council Chambers. Come hear
directly from the two candidates for the Town Council, John Cloutier and Jessica Holbrook.  Kevin Freeman will moderate the event. If  you can't attend in person, be sure to watch it on our local cable channel, live streamed from our website, or catch up by watching the video on the SCTV website.

Election Information for Tuesday, June 11, 2019

posted May 9, 2019, 1:00 PM by Tody Justice   [ updated Jun 6, 2019, 1:20 PM ]

There will be a School Budget Validation Referendum Election and a Special Municipal/Referendum Election on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

Absentee Ballots [Sample Ballots below] are available at Town Hall during regular business hours. Voting in the presence of the Town Clerk without a reason will end on Thursday, June 6, 2019.  Starting Friday, June 7, 2019 and including Monday, June 10, 2019, the Voter must complete a Special Circumstance Application [see below] stating one of the four reasons:

·         An unexpected absence from the municipality during the entire time the polls are open on election day;

·         A physical disability,

·         An inability to travel to the polls because the voter is a resident of a coastal island ward or precinct; or

·         An incapacity or illness that has resulted in the voter being unable to leave home or a treatment facility.

This special circumstances application must be signed by the voter.  NOTE:  The deadline for returning absentee ballots has not changed.  You can return ballots until 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, June 11,2019, at the High School.

Voting will take place at the High School Alumni Gymnasium on Election Day, Tuesday, June 11, 2019, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. As a reminder the main entrance to the High School is now located at the traffic light in front of the Municipal Building at 259 U.S. Route One.

For further information on Absentee Voting and Voter Registration, please contact the Scarborough Town Clerk's Office at 207-730‑4020. 
 Regular business hours are: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, except for the first and third Wednesday, we are open until 6:30 p.m.

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