September 14, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Homeschoolers discuss curriculum

School is back in session, and the collective groan from students across the state can almost be heard.  One group of students will not be going back to school buildings, however, because they are part of a growing group of homeschoolers in the More...

Historical society to host golf tournament

Cape Arundel Golf Club will host the 12th annual Kennebunkport Historical Society Golf Tournament 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21.  The tournament is open to the public. More...

Library to celebrate Maine Coastweek

In honor of Maine Coastweek, Sept. 15 to 22, Kennebunk Free Library will offer two programs to teach children how to take care of whales.  More...

Wedding Cake House tours to benefit hunger relief

The famed Wedding Cake House on Summer Street in Kennebunk will be open to the public for guided tours from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. All profits will go toward hunger relief in York County.  The tours will run daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Library to host monthly Legos meeting

Building on the popularity of its summer program, Kennebunk Free Library will host a monthly Legos Club for children ages 6 and older. Each month, a different theme will be presented for children to utilize in their creations. More...

Second annual Duffy’s 5K planned for Oct. 13

The second annual Duffy’s 5K is scheduled for 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 13. More...

Corrections

The Sept. 7 story, “Withdrawal gets conditional OK,” should have stated that if the article does not pass at town meeting a petition must be circulated to start the process again. More...

Coyote suspected in dog attack

BIDDEFORD – A resident is asking homeowners near the Biddeford connector to keep a watchful eye on their children and pets after a wild animal attacked his dog.  More...

Politics & other Mistakes

King camp comes up short on rebuttals

According to TV spots and press releases from his opponents, Independent U.S. Senate candidate Angus King is a slicktalking, budget-busting, money-grubbing, back-room-dealing, environmentdespoiling, anti-working-class, elitist scumsucker. More...

Surfin’s fine

A surfer catches a wave at Gooch’s Beach in Kennebunk. The remains of Tropical Storm Isaac brought high seas and heavy surf, prefect for riding the waves. (Emily Elliott photo) More...

Hockey boosters plan golf fundraiser

The Kennebunk Hockey Boosters will host its third annual golf tournament on Thursday, Sept. 27 at Webhannet Golf Club in Kennebunk Beach. Registration for the event will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a 12:30 p.m. More...

Legion plans Oldies Benefit Dance

The fourth annual Oldies Benefit Dance is scheduled for 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Oct. 20 at the American Legion Hall in Kennebunkport. More...

Church schedules two-day Middle East study

Saint David Episcopal Church in Kennebunk will host Steadfast Hope, a study developed by the Presbyterian and Episcopal churches, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28 and 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29.  St. More...

Brick Store Museum plans wine tasting

Kennebunk’s Brick Store Museum will open its doors 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 for Vines in the Vaults, a winetasting event. More...

Toastmasters schedule open house for Oct. 8

York County Toastmasters, a nonprofit, public speaking and leadership self-help group, will host an open house 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. More...

Golf tournament to benefit Willowbrook

Area golfers are invited to enjoy a day at Province Lake Country Club while supporting 19th Century Willowbrook Village on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at a tournament to benefit the nonprofit museum.  More...

Museum’s Pumpkin Patch Trolley back for 14th season

The Seashore Trolley Museum announced the Pumpkin Patch Trolley will be back for its 14th year. The Pumpkin Patch Trolley is scheduled for Sept. 22 and 23 and Sept. More...

One in a million

  Kennebunkport fisherman Bernd Wolff caught this albino lobster off Biddeford Pool last week. According to the www.albinolobster.com, the odds of hauling in an albino lobster are one in a million. More...