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Governor stands for dams - January 19th, 2017 - 11:53am
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Election Results for Arundel and the Kennebunks - November 5th, 2014 - 10:33am
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RSU 21 budget is approved at polls - June 11th, 2014 - 6:43am
$75 Million Renovation Referendum Fails - January 22nd, 2014 - 10:11am
Kennebunk election results - June 13th, 2013 - 10:41am
Things to Do - May 3rd, 2013 - 10:04am

Columns

Politics & other Mistakes

By Al Diamon Change for the better

The trouble with tax reform is that almost everybody not named Warren Buffett believes it should result in their personal tax bill going down. More...

Cooking on Purpose

Budget-wise and not for vegetarians only

Great advice is given to us to have a meatless meal at least once a week. For you meat lovers this can be difficult. More...

Word on the Street

What is your favorite sport?   More...

People

Next act features intense theater study

KENNEBUNK — Katie Charlton has been fueling her love of musical theater from a young age.  “I’ve been doing ballet since I was 3, and theater since I was 6,” said Charlton, now 14 and a freshman at Kennebunk High School.& More...

Obituaries

Virginia Freeman

Virginia Freeman, 77, of Kennebunk, died peacefully on May 9, 2013 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, Scarborough after an illness of several years. She was the daughter of Elliot and Margaret Boothby Freeman.  More...

Marathon man

Steven McCarthy of Greene, runs through Kennebunkport’s Dock Square Sunday morning during the Maine Coast Marathon. More...

Schools’ goal is a global education

KENNEBUNK —“How many of you have read ‘The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe?’” Suzanne Fox asked seventhand eighth-graders in the Middle School of the Kennebunks’ Young Diplomats Club.  Fox was standing next More...

Community

Artwood sends students to Heartwood

KENNEBUNK — Heartwood College recently completed its annual installment of Artwood Bound — the event reserved for fifth-graders from Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Arundel. Mildred L. More...

Poetry contest open to all ages

Beginning May 28, amateur poets of all ages are invited to submit an original poem to the Words of the Ocean poetry contest.  Brick Store Museum and Kennebunk Free Library are sponsoring the summerlong challenge as part of the Our Shared History More...

Rebecca Emery Chapter announces essay winner

Rebecca Emery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution announced that Lydia Wasina is the winner of the chapter essay contest. More...

Business

Basics Fitness Center Be Healthy, Stay Independent

Located in South Portland across from Staples on Western Avenue and is now in its 8th year of business. More...

Piper Shores

Holbrook Health Center Named One of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Nursing Homes 2013”  More...

Rolnick Chiropractic

Dr. Ellie’s Health Tips:  More...

Things to Do

Thursday, May 16

Time for 2s and 3s, 10:15 a.m., Kennebunk Free Library, Main Street, Kennebunk. Story time for toddlers. FMI, call 985-2173, ext. 5.  Rotary Club meeting, 12:15 to 1:30 p.m., Duffy’s Tavern and Grill, 4 Main St., Kennebunk.  More...

Friday, May 17

Story time, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Children’s Room, Graves Library, Maine Street, Kennebunkport. Year-round program includes fingerplays, songs and crafts. Designed for children 5 and younger, however, all ages welcome to attend. More...

Saturday, May 18

Tailgate sale and car wash, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., St. David’s Episcopal Church, 138 York St. Event features quality used clothing, bric-a-brac, kids’ sports equipment, toys and more. Hot and cold snacks, bake goods available. More...