November 16, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Arundel votes to stay with RSU 21

ARUNDEL – After three years of discussions and a margin of 125 votes, Arundel residents voted Nov. 6 to remain in Reginal School Unit 21. More...

She’s still the face of Kate’s Butter

Katie Flaherty has been the face of Kate’s butter for more than 30 years. The company, which is named after Flaherty, was founded by her uncle, Daniel Patry, in 1981. More...

Church announces closure

Saint Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Kennebunk is closing its doors. According to a press release, the Presbytery of Northern New England, at the request of the congregation, agreed to dissolve the church effective November 30. More...

Kennebunk Elementary hosts Vets Day ceremony

Students and staff at Kennebunk Elementary School hosted an assembly on Monday, Nov. More...

American Red Cross to hold storm-relief fundraiser

Seacoast Fitness in Wells will host an American Red Cross fundraiser 5 to 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. The event will be to raise money to send to the Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy. Members and non-members are invited.  More...

Monthly parenting class set at Kennebunk Free Library

Stevie Westmoreland will lead a monthly parenting class on the third Friday of every month at Kennebunk Free Library. The next meeting is 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 16. Each month, a new topic is addressed.  More...

Correction

A secondary headline in the Nov. 2 Post should have read, ‘First Congregational pastor addresses “crisis of trust ...” for community.’   More...

Concert at Atlantic Hall to benefit Maine Farmland Trust

Rambler’s Way Farm in Kennebunk will sponsor a concert featuring Maine singer-songwriter Dave Mallett 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16 at Atlantic Hall in Cape Porpoise. More...

West Point visit

West Point Registrar Dr. Jim Dalton honored veterans prior to a presentation Sunday, Nov. 11 at Graves Memorial Library in Kennebunkport. More...

Business prepares for move to Arundel

Kate’s Homemade Butter shares success story

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – All of Lucas Patry’s life, his family’s business, Kate’s Homemade Butter, has been located in his home in on Fern Park Road in Old Orchard Beach.  Now, with Kate’s move to Arundel less than a yea More...

Politics & other Mistakes

Democrats are back from the brink

The last two Democrats to run for statewide office in Maine got 32 percent of the vote – combined. More...

Brick Store Museum plans breakfast at Nonantum

Kick off Thanksgiving week with a feast. The Brick Store Museum and Nonantum Resort will host a breakfast buffet 7:30 to 10 a.m. More...

Tours of Wedding Cake House raise $21,000 to fight hunger

Volunteers from all over the Kennebunks conducted tours of the famed Wedding Cake House this fall and raised more than $21,000 to feed the hungry of York County.  Spearheaded by the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Kennebunk, the in More...

Arundel Fire-Rescue collecting items for storm aid

Arundel Fire-Rescue is serving as the drop point for supplies to assist New Jersey fire departments and areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy. The supplies will be taken to Freehold, N.J. Fire Department and distributed. More...

Educational Loan fund available for college women

Qualified women can borrow up to $12,000 ($20,000 for doctoral degrees) at 3 percent interest from the P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund.  More...

York County Audubon offers birding field trip

York County Audubon will host a birding field trip, “Fall Rarity Roundup” with Derek Lovitch 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18.  More...

Bluegrass pioneer dies

Leader of Mac McHale and the Old Time Radio Gang was 80

International Bluegrass Music Museum inductee Allan ‘Mac’ McHale had a heart attack on Saturday and passed away from a second heart attack Sunday, Nov. 11 at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.  More...

Police release new list in prostitution case

The Kennebunk Police Department charged 15 more men with engaging a prostitute as the investigation into the men who allegedly paid for sex with Zumba instructor Alexis Wright continues.  More...

HEALTH & MEDICAL

IT’S TIME TO GIVE THE GIFT OF HEARING!   With the holidays upon us we at Hearing Essentials know the importance of the gift of HEARING.  More...