December 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Town loses a ‘bright light’

Longtime Kennebunkport leader dies after surgery for a brain aneurysm

KENNEBUNKPORT – The spirited banter that usually precedes the selectmen’s meetings was replaced last week by hushed conversations in a somber atmosphere.  That’s because, as Selectman Stuart Barwise said, a light had gone out i More...

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Wandering minstrel a Prelude high-note

KENNEBUNKPORT – Children can’t get enough of him and even the stodgiest of old men soften at his Elvis impersonations.  The Wandering Christmas Minstrel, with his top hat, red scarf and guitar, has been a staple of Christmas Prelude More...


Appreciate support of Harvest Fair

To the editor: We are grateful to the community for supporting our Harvest Fair again this year More...

Committee sends thanks to community

To the editor: The Kennebunk Downtown Committee would like to express its appreciation to those who helped make our 29th annual tree lighting a huge success More...

Things to Do

Road Race Calendar

Sunday, Dec. 16 Portland Brewers 5K Holiday Dash, 11 a.m., East End Trail by Ocean Gateway, Portland. More...

Things to Do

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Breaking News - 12/10/2012 2:33 PM

Kennebunkport man dies after hitting a utility pole with his vehicle

Early Sunday morning, 89-year-old Jack Shangraw of Kennebunkport struck a utility pole with his is 2004 Ford Ranger pick up truck on River Road in Arundel.The York County Sheriff's Office and Arundel Fire Department arrived on the scene at approximat More...

Town looks to build on ‘sense of community’

ARUNDEL – With the vote to remain in Regional School Unit 21 behind them, residents in the town of Arundel are working on building bridges – as well as a sense of community.  During the Nov. More...


Nonantum shines at Prelude time

KENNEBUNKPORT – With the exception of a three-year hiatus to address plumbing issues, The Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport has been heavily involved with Christmas Prelude since Prelude’s inception 31 years ago.  According to the hot More...

Town is officially ‘open for business’

Administration recognizes Kennebunk’s business efforts

KENNEBUNK – Early last week Gov. More...

Wreaths Across America ready for trek

Annual caravan to make stop in Kennebunk’s Washington Park

The spirit of Christmas will be passing through southern Maine next weekend. At 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. More...


Mathew Lanigan

Mathew James Lanigan, 48, of Kennebunkport, died Nov. 27, 2012 at University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, Mass.  Mat was born April 10, 1964 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a son of Donald and Margaret (Hanna) Lanigan.  More...

Alan Gill

Alan T. Gill, a resident of Arundel, formerly of Chicago, passed away on Nov. 28, 2012 at Maine Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer.  More...