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Sustainable Scarborough Day is October 1

The Town of Scarborough is hosting its first ever Sustainable Scarborough Day on Sunday, October 1, bringing together everyone from the environmentally conscious to the eco-curious for a day of learning and fun. The inaugural event will be held from 10:00am-2:00pm at Wentworth School, 20 Quentin Drive on the municipal/school campus.

Updates From Ordinance Committee

By Nick McGee, Town Council 

It has been about 9 months since I’ve become Chair of the Ordinance Committee. I sit with Councilors Caterina and Sither – and together, we have tackled quite a few important issues in the last nine months. Keeping up to date with the ongoings of our busy community is no small task – so here’s a cliff notes version for 2023 to help you get up to speed.

Sept 20: 2024 Revaluation Presentation

The Town of Scarborough is conducting a town-wide property revaluation in Spring 2024. A Revaluation is the process of updating all property values in town to reflect their current market value. Nick Cloutier, Scarborough Town Assessor, will present more on the topic in an upcoming workshop to the Town Council on Wednesday, September 20 at 5:30pm.

September 15, 2023 Town Newsletter

It's a time of transition as we reacquaint with back-to-school routines, off-season beach rules, and a final wave of road work before winter comes. The Library has just announced their new Director and the November election will determine new elected official seats and the outcome of the K-8 Strategic Project and Unified Primary School. There are also several upcoming events, from Sustainable Scarborough Day to a conservation speaker series and more. In the meantime, stay safe this weekend with Hurricane Lee impacts.

Open House on Sept 26: Scarborough's Transportation Network

What are your thoughts on Scarborough's bike and pedestrian network? Roadway safety? The Town's Transportation Committee wants to hear from you! Join them on Tuesday, September 26, from 4:00-8:00pm at the Public Safety Building (275 US Route 1) for an Open House on planning the future of Scarborough's transportation network. Public input will help inform an updated Townwide Transportation Study being developed in 2024.

September 1, 2023 Town Newsletter

The start of a new school year has arrived and Fall is approaching! Road work, Council decision-making, and community events all continue into the coming season. Read on for more insight on these topics, as well as for information on our new tax rate and getting signed up for some fun fall programs! We hope you find our newsletters to be a helpful source of Town news, and a launching point to our website to dive deeper into your areas of interest, meeting minutes, and more.

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