September 28, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Community effort helps children

Toy drive boxes will be available at local schools

Karen Sprague’s nephew, Elijah, was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 6 years old, right before beginning kindergarten.  Over the course of several years, Elijah would undergo a bone marrow transplant and treatments at the Barbara Bush C More...

Hugs from Hayley 5K set for Saturday

Race raises funds for the Maine Children’s Cancer Program

SACO – Hayley Desjardins is just a normal fifth grader at C.K. Burns School who likes to keep busy. More...

About the Kennebunk Post

The Kennebunk Post is published each Friday and can be read online at www.mainelymediallc.com.  The deadline for news submissions is noon Monday.  The Post also has a Facebook page, Kennebunk Post.  Editor Dan King may be reached at 28 More...

Drug take-back day is planned for Sept. 29

The Drug Enforcement Administration has scheduled a National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. More...

Organ, trumpet duo to visit Christ Church

The organ and trumpet duo from Leipzig, Germany, Bernhard Vit and Alexander Pfeifer, will present a concert at Christ Church, 6 Dane St., Kennebunk, at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

New School to host its Harvest Festival event

The parents and students at The New School have been working to organize the second Harvest Festival fundraiser.  This is in conjunction with the Kennebunk Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. More...

Classes offered by Cancer Care Program

Southern Maine Medical Center is hosting several free health presentations to the community through its Cancer Care Program.  More...

Seaglass Chorale invites new members

The Seaglass Chorale invites adults that love to sing to join the choir. Founded in 1993, Seaglass Chorale is a non auditioned choral group with members from southern Maine.  More...

Newcomers and Neighbors schedule October meeting

The featured speaker at the Thursday, Oct. 4 meeting of Newcomers and Neighbors will be Kathleen Sutherland, a member of the faculty at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and the World Affairs Council of Maine.  More...

Mushroom expert to visit Free Library

Most people interested in learning to collect and identify mushrooms are driven more by their great edible potential than curiosity about their ecology, mythology or cultural connections.  More...

Oldies dance scheduled for Oct. 20

The fourth annual Oldies Benefit Dance is scheduled for 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Oct. 20 at the American Legion Hall in Kennebunkport. Ticket sales are limited to 200. More...

Toastmasters plan Oct. 8 open house

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

Library ready for fall discussion groups

Kennebunk Free Library’s book discussion groups will begin again this fall with books that will capture readers’ interest.  The long-standing adult book discussion group meets on the fourth Thursday of the month to discuss a variety More...

Nonantum to host Wicked 5K on Oct. 21

The Wicked 5K Road Race hosted by the Nonantum Resort is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. More...

Appreciation barbecue

For the 11th year, Atria Kennebunk honored the fire, rescue and police and their families with a celebration in appreciation for the departments’ efforts in the community and for the residents More...

FALL HOME & GARDEN GUIDE

Raking leaves is an annual event for people in many parts of the country. Some  people enjoy getting out in the crisp, autumn air and spending a day cleaning up  the yard. More...

Politics & other Mistakes

Paying debts ought to be the priority

The other day, I got an email alerting me to an amazing financial opportunity. By hardly doing anything, I could help Bruce – I think he’s some kind of Nigerian prince – access a windfall of $472 million over the next five years. More...

Rams dump Riots for second straight win

Kennebunk moves to 2-2 and will host Windham, Friday, Sept. 28

It’s been a while, but Kennebunk High School football is back on a winning streak.  The Rams blew out South Portland High School 40-6 at home on Sept. 21, to win their second straight game and improve their record to 2-2 on the year.  More...

Wedding Cake House hosts tours

Proceeds to benefit hungry in York County

The famed Wedding Cake House on Summer Street in Kennebunk will be open to the public for guided tours 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...

2012 Beach RAID

A tired but triumphant Mike Travers of Manchester, N.H., emerges from the cargo net obstacle as he nears the finish line during Saturday’s Beach RAID in Kennebunk. (Kevin A. Byron) More...

Kennebunk prepares for Harvest Fest

Along with an early apple harvest comes the third annual celebration of all things autumn as Kennebunk gears up for its Harvest Fest on the second Saturday in October.  Kicking off the day at 8 a.m. More...

Church to host singerstoryteller on Oct. 7

South Congregational Church of Kennebunkport will host singer- storyteller Celia Whitler to share her music and faith stories for all ages.  Whitler was the keynote speaker for The New England Church Educators in 2011.  More...

Adult education announces class list

Adult Education of the Kennebunks and Arundel is offering the following classes:  Oct. 2: Falun Gong – one class; Preserving the Harvest – one class.  Oct. More...

Land trust to host trail opening

Not far from downtown Kennebunk sits a 40-acre parcel of land that the public is invited to visit. Kennebunk Land Trust owns the property, The Secret Garden, and will host a trail opening celebration 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Chorale to perform at Ogunquit Playhouse

The Seaglass Chorale has scheduled two concerts at the Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main St. in Ogunquit. More...

Arundel Historical Society plans events

The Arundel Historical Society will host its annual craft fair 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at Mildred L. Day School gym. More...

Library to host montly Legos Club 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...

Duffy’s 5K scheduled for Harvest Fest

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

Pumpkin Patch Trolley is back

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

Foundation golf tournament raises funds

The Education Foundation’s third annual golf tournament drew 95 golfers to Webhannet Golf Club Sept. More...

Eyes on the ball

Kennebunk High School’s Patricia Doody emerges from the pack with the ball Friday evening at during a SMAA field hockey game against Gorham. Gorham defeated the Rams 1-0. (Kevin A. More...

Chase scene

Meg Cadigan of Kennebunk leads Gorham’s Hannah Southard on a race along the sidelines during the teams’ Sept. 28 game at Kennebunk High School. More...