Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Some 70 Members and guests attended the Scarborough Community Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Annual Meeting on June 27, 2018 at the Black Point Inn. President Art Dillon opened the Annual Meeting by recognizing long-time Chamber member Jim Elkins as this year’s Scarborough Volunteer of the Year.
The new owners of the Scarborough Downs property, Crossroads Holding, LLC, served as the keynote speakers for the lunch-time event. The new ownership team includes a partnership of two Scarborough-based businesses – Risbara Brothers Construction Co and Michaud Properties. Dan Bacon with Gorill Palmer is the lead consultant on the team, charged with preparing the masterplan for The Downs property. The project is now officially called the The Downs, with the new logo revealed for the first time at the Annual Meeting. The Downs’ Masterplan includes a mix of residential, commercial, light industrial and retail. With 500 acres in the geographic center of Town, The Downs will be one of the most significant projects in the Town’s history.