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Kennebunk man charged in heroin overdoses - January 13th, 2015 - 3:30pm
Election Results for Arundel and the Kennebunks - November 5th, 2014 - 10:33am
Election Results for Arundel and Kennebunks - November 5th, 2014 - 10:24am
RSU 21 budget is approved at polls - June 11th, 2014 - 6:43am
$75 Million Renovation Referendum Fails - January 22nd, 2014 - 10:11am
Kennebunk election results - June 13th, 2013 - 10:41am
Things to Do - May 3rd, 2013 - 10:04am
Mark Strong Convicted on 13 Counts - March 6th, 2013 - 4:54pm
Lawyers in prostitution trial get snippy - March 1st, 2013 - 7:01pm

Columns

Cooking on Purpose

Quick, tasty and oh, so healthy meals

The most popular New Year’s resolution is to eat healthier. Usually resolutions will wane after several weeks. However, in order to make yours stick this year you need to be armed. More...

Business

The Home Energy Savings Program

The Home Energy Savings Program, or HESP from Efficiency Maine is providing the most accessible support for homeowners who need to re-insulate their homes,” reports Mark Walker, General Manager of Home Snuggers. 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...

Rolnick Chiropractic

Dr. Ellie’s Health Tips: It’s almost the end of January and it seems like we were wrapping gifts for the holidays just yesterday. How are those New Year’s resolutions doing? More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Jan. 22

St. David’s Budget Box Consignment Shop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2 Bragdon Lane, Kennebunk (next to Anchor Fence). Thrifty Thursday. All white tickets half price. Donations and consignments processed Monday morning. FMI, call 985-3544. More...

Friday, Jan. 23

Outta the Box thrift store, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Route 1, Kennebunk (across from Wallingford Hall). Clothing, furniture, household, collectibles. Gently used donations accepted. FMI, call 604-5050. More...

Saturday, Jan. 24

Adoptable Dogs, noon to 2 p.m., Planet Dog Company, 211 Marginal Way, Portland. Features Animal Welfare Society mobile adoption team. FMI, call 985-3244 or 347-8606. More...

Hawes tapped to lead RSU 21

KENNEBUNK — At the most recent meeting of the RSU 21 Board of Directors, Chairman Maureen King said a candidate for the district’s top job would be presented at the group’s Jan. 26 meeting. More...

Arundel cottages on the fast track

ARUNDEL — Work has begun in earnest on Arundel- Kennebunkport Seasonal Cottages, a 259-unit gated community to be built out over the next decade on 294 acres at 1976 Portland Road (Route 1) in Arundel. More...

Community

Subdivision plan faces opposition

Conservation commission member pleads with selectmen to pass moratorium

KENNEBUNK — A local developer has placed an option to buy on a 30-acre parcel said to be one of the “crown jewels” of Kennebunk wetlands, much to the chagrin of at least one member of the town’s conservation commission. More...

No new ads for Waterhouse Center

KENNEBUNK — The Kennebunk Board of Selectmen has decided to hold off on any new advertising campaigns designed to defray operating costs of the recently opened Waterhouse Center. More...

Library to host Liberty Ship presentation

Kennebunk Free Library will host “Liberty Ships and the Arctic Convoys of the 1940s” at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24. Liberty Ships crossed the Atlantic Ocean and sailed through the northern seas past Norway to Murmansk, Russia. More...

Obituaries

Rosemary Chard

Rosemary Alice Carroll Chard, 51, of Grayson, Georgia, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 in Kennebunk. She was born in Teaneck, New Jersey, on Feb. 10, 1963, a daughter of William A. and Joan Rosemary (Van Steenbergh) Carroll. More...

Marie Bridges

Marie W. Bridges, 82, of Wells, died Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 14, 2015 at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford. She was born in Kennebunk on Aug. 1, 1932, and was raised by her mother, Mabel E. Wildes. On Nov. 22, 1957, she married Casper A. More...

Daniel Drinon

Daniel Joseph “Danny” Drinon, 77, of Kennebunkport, died peacefully Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 14, 2015 at his residence. He was born in Bangor, the sixth son in a family of nine children to George W. and Katherine (Clarke) Drinon. More...