Rebecca Conley / Maine Public

Beaches in the towns of Scarborough and Old Orchard Beach will be open for recreation Wednesday. That is a change from a walking-only rule the towns had put into place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Sierra Club, Maine Chapter

A group of environmental advocates formed a human chain across Higgins Beach in Scarborough Saturday,  in support of sustainable energy. Hands Across the Sands was part of a synchronized demonstration with other environmental groups across the Mid and Southern Atlantic, to protest expanded oil development.