Sports & Recreation

Eastern Trail Clean-up in Saco

Please join us this Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to noon for a trail clean-up on the Saco section of the Eastern Trail. Meet in the parking lot at Thornton Academy at the trailhead and join like-minded trail stewards for a clean-up of the new Saco section in preparation for the trail opening ceremony later in the month. Trash bags will be provided; gloves will not. FMI, contact Joe Bureau at 207-318-5474 or

Pyro City Maine Grand Opening in Edgecomb

Pyro City Maine Grand Opening in Edgecomb

This weekend Enter to win the Godfather, prizes are also being drawn every hour all weekend long. 

Welcome To Maine's Premier Fireworks Store!

A Maine owned business serving all your fireworks needs. Launch your own dazzling pyrotechnics show with our full line of Zenith Shells, Fountains, Multi Effects, Roman Candles, Smoke Items, Firecrackers and more. Owner Steve Marson has been in the professional fireworks display business for many years and can advise you on a safe and memorable experience. Visit one of our three retail stores in Manchester, Edgecomby and opening soon Winslow.

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A Four-Bagger for Chris Long at Scarborough Downs

By Mike Sweeney for Scarborough Downs

Scarborough, Maine (Sunday, April 08, 2012) Chris Long held the hot hand at Scarborough Downs on Sunday (April 8), reining 4 winners down victory lane. Included in his grand-slam performance were Electricity and Oye Oye, both owned by the Boldbro Stables of Lebanon, ME and both trained by Jamie Girard.  Long’s third win came with a rare catch driving opportunity aboard a Doug Gray trainee, Red Slippers, before completing his day with a win with Townline Zebus in the finale, overcoming both a Judge’s inquiry and the dreaded 8-hole to secure the 4 bagger.

Scarborough Downs proudly features live harness racing every Saturday at 4 pm and Sunday at 1:05 pm.

Trail work day April 28th

The Cape Elizabeth Conservation Commission, in partnership with the New England Mountain Biking Association (NEMBA), will be holding a trail work event on Saturday, April 28th beginning at 8:00 a.m. at Cross Hill. Volunteers are needed and should meet at the basketball court on Cross Hill Rd (see map). The Conservation Commission welcomes volunteers who are willing to carry boards from the basketball court to the work site, as well as volunteers who are willing to assemble boardwalks. Volunteers should dress appropriately for potential muddy conditions, bring gloves, water, and tools if desired. Rain date will be Sunday, April 29th. Please contact the Town Planner Maureen O'Meara for more information.

Moonlight Ski, Shoe or Walk

  Ski, Shoe or Walk the Eastern Trail, Sunday, March 4. Meet to leave at 1:00 p.m. from the ET parking lot at the end of Mill Brook Business Park, off Route 1 in Saco (across from Vacationland Bowling). X-country ski, snowshoe or hike depending upon conditions. Ice stabilizers MIGHT be necessary for walking. Return to parking lot around 2:30 p.m. Easy pace. FMI, contact Carole Brush,, or 303-877-8337.

Statewide Ice Fishing Derby

    The statewide ice fishing derby will go on as scheduled this weekend. This is not to be confused with the cancellation of the Sebago derby that was called off two weeks ago. There are twenty weigh stations from Acton to St.Francis where anglers can bring their catches and compete for over $20,000 in prizes. Also if anyone is lucky enough to break the State record on togue (31 lbs. 8 oz) they will win a bonus of $100,000. To find out more information go to Proceeds benefit charities all across Maine.