December 14, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Quilts are made for caring effort

Sewing group provides blankets to Caring Unlimited

KENNEBUNKPORT – When cartoonist Charles Schulz created the popular Peanuts series, he created an unlikely companion for one of his characters.  Linus’ blue security blanket is an icon and a statement about the human condition.  More...

Parenting class planned at Library

Stevie Westmoreland will lead a monthly parenting class on the third Friday of every month at the Kennebunk Free Library. The next meeting is 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Dec. 21. Each month, a new topic is addressed.  More...

Library taking short story time break

Story times at Kennebunk Free Library will take a break from Thursday, Dec. 13 through Monday, Jan. 7. Story times return in January with the regular schedule: Mondays 10:15 a.m. for Peeka Book Babies, Tuesdays 10:15 a.m. More...

Caring Unlimited preparing for Atlantic Plunge

York County’s domestic violence program will host its New Year’s Day fundraiser.  More...

Children invited to make yarn vases

Children in grades 4 and up are invited to create yarn vases at Kennebunk Free Library 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11. This is a simple craft, easily replicated at home. More...

Library to offer new discussion series

Kennebunk Free Library has been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer “Mirror of Maine: the Maine Community in Myth and Reality,” a Let’s Talk About It free reading and discussion group. More...

Book examines history of trolley cars

York County Community College and the Seashore Trolley Museum of Kennebunkport have created a look at one of the country’s most romantic forms of transportation – the electric powered trolley.  More...

Tree of Life lighting

Heart attack survivor Nelson Ballou of Arundel flipped the switch to illuminate the trees at Southern Maine Medical Center’s Auxiliary tree lighting Dec. 5. More...

Police: Prostitution investigation slows

KENNEBUNK - Two men were summonsed to appear in court on charges of engaging a prostitute as the investigation into clients who allegedly paid for sex at a Kennebunk Zumba dance studio appears to have slowed.  More...

Politics & other Mistakes

Something in my genes

Republican state Rep. Bernard Ayotte of Caswell admits he can’t help himself. Ayotte confessed in a recent op-ed that ran in several Maine newspapers that he’s compelled to vote 100 percent of the time for GOP Gov. More...

Kennebunk Savings scholarships awarded

Four York County Community College students recently received full one-year scholarships from a $10,000 donation by the Kennebunk Savings. More...

Coats for Kids accepted through Dec. 28

The Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Masiello Group is collecting Coats for Kids through Dec. 28. Children- or teenager-sized coats can be dropped off any day during business hours at 73 Main St. in Kennebunk.  More...

Church to host ‘A Night in Bethlehem’

From 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 and Sunday, Dec. 16 Messiah Christian Church in Wells will be transformed into the city of Bethlehem.  This year “A Night in Bethlehem” is dedicated to eradicating hunger in southern Maine.  More...

Christ Church to host Piscataqua River Brass

Warren King, music director at Christ Church, 6 Dane St., Kennebunk, will present a concert of Christmas music of all eras at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. More...

Library to sponsor writers’ group

Kennebunk Free Library will host a new program for writers, regardless of experience. The group will meet every other week on Wednesdays in Hank’s Room, and will include afternoon and evening meetings. More...

Church to host Boston String Quartet

The Boston String Quartet will perform “Christmas in Paris” 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at Saint David’s Episcopal Church on Route 1 in Kennebunk.  More...

Concert will feature Christmas music

The musicians of the West Kennebunk United Methodist Church will present a concert of American Christmas music 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16.  More...

Kennebunk Post seeks your Great Person nominations

It’s time to submit your nomination for the Post’s Great Person Award. More...

Luna walk

Owner Laura Hughes and her dog, Luna, wait patiently for the second annual Pooch Parade to begin Sunday, Dec. 9 in Kennebunkport. More...

Boots, claws and paws

Led by the L.L. Bean Bootmobile and a pair of lobsters, participants in the Christmas Prelude Pooch Parade begin their march down School Street Sunday, Dec. 9. (Tracey Orzel photo) More...