September 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News Updates

Newest website updates:

RSU 21 budget is approved at polls - June 11th, 2014 - 7:43am
$75 Million Renovation Referendum Fails - January 22nd, 2014 - 11:11am
Kennebunk election results - June 13th, 2013 - 11:41am
Things to Do - May 3rd, 2013 - 11:04am
Mark Strong Convicted on 13 Counts - March 6th, 2013 - 5:54pm
Lawyers in prostitution trial get snippy - March 1st, 2013 - 8:01pm
Key witness takes the stand in Zumba trial - February 28th, 2013 - 10:33pm
Jury Reviews Photos and Video in Strong Trial - February 27th, 2013 - 6:17pm
After Weeks of Delay, Zumba Trial Begins - February 22nd, 2013 - 7:30pm

Business

Business Briefs

Real estate firm announces new hire

Pack Maynard and Associates Real Estate announced that Blair Campbell has joined the company. Having recently graduated from Bryant University, Campbell comes to Pack Maynard with an education in business. More...

Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it. More...

Piper Shores celebrates two high marks of distinction

As Piper Shores moves into its 14th year, we have much to celebrate. For those who have not visited, we are situated on 138 acres of oceanfront property between Higgins Beach and historic Prouts Neck in Scarborough. More...

Letters

Candidate is ‘strong voice’ for families

Diane Denk’s work on behalf of needy families makes her an excellent choice for state representative in District 9 (Kennebunkport and parts of Kennebunk and Biddeford). More...

Candidate has desired qualities

To the editor: I support Diane Denk for state representative for Maine’s 9th District. These are the qualities she has: empathy, intelligence, toughness, strength, flexibility and tenacity. More...

Remembering 9/11

Shirley Deschenes, a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, raises a Coast Guard flag at the Sept. 11 commemorative ceremony on Thursday morning at Kennebunk High School. More...

Skate park plan rolls forward

Options include Parsons Field and Factory Pasture Lane parcels

KENNEBUNK— After brief deliberation on Tuesday night, the board of selectmen voted to move the question of installing a skate park at Parsons Field to a second reading. More...

Community

Board puts brakes on renovation project

Discrepancy in school construction costs means question won’t go to voters in November

KENNEBUNK — Due to an $8 million discrepancy in estimated construction costs, the Regional School Unit 21 board of directors reluctantly announced Monday night that it has decided not to present the multi-million dollar renovation project to vo More...

Mildred L. Day remembers

Fifth-grade students in Ken Daggett’s class wash an ambulance on Thursday morning and, later, washed the Parks and Recreation school bus as a way to commemorate the anniversary of Sept. 11. More...

Sierra Club to present ‘Planet Ocean’

“Planet Ocean” will be screened by the Maine Sierra Club at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26 at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Kennebunk. Dessert will be served at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. More...

People

Kate’s foyer to feature tile mosaic

ARUNDEL — Local artists Daphne Pulsifer and Andrea Perry have been commissioned by Kate’s Butter to create and install a tile mosaic in the foyer of the production facility. More...

Obituaries

Charles Leahy

Charles Farrington Leahy, part-time resident of Kennebunkport, died on Aug. 21, 2014. Chuck was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, on Feb. 27, 1935. He graduated from Stevens High School and then from Yale University with a degree in English in 1957. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Sept. 18

Adult Art Party, 6 to 8 p.m., River Tree Arts, 35 Western Ave., Kennebunk. Landscape painting with Caren-Marie Michel. FMI, call 967-9120. More...

Friday, Sept. 19

Kennebunkport Historical Society golf tournament, 9 a.m., Cape Arundel Golf Club, Kennebunkport. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. Registration fee includes cart, greens fee, gift, prizes, silent auction and post-tourney celebration and barbecue. More...

Saturday, Sept. 20

Pancake breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m., American Legion Post 159, Route 9, Kennebunkport. Allyou can-eat. Menu includes pancakes, eggs, bacon, home fries, sausage, juice and coffee. More...