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Governor stands for dams - January 19th, 2017 - 12:53pm
Kennebunk man charged in heroin overdoses - January 13th, 2015 - 4:30pm
Election Results for Arundel and the Kennebunks - November 5th, 2014 - 11:33am
Election Results for Arundel and Kennebunks - November 5th, 2014 - 11:24am
RSU 21 budget is approved at polls - June 11th, 2014 - 7:43am
$75 Million Renovation Referendum Fails - January 22nd, 2014 - 11:11am
Kennebunk election results - June 13th, 2013 - 11:41am
Things to Do - May 3rd, 2013 - 11:04am

Columns

Politics & other Mistakes

Give me an F

I was educated in Maine public schools. Here’s what I learned:  My fourth-grade teacher explained to my class why the best way to settle the civil rights unrest then gripping the nation was racial segregation. More...

Cooking on Purpose

Chocolate is a timeless ingredient

As we breeze through spring anticipating summer our minds are on lighter types of recipes to cook for our friends and family.  There is no need to give up chocolate for the summer season just because so many recipes are very rich. More...

The Local Dish

Owen’s Farmhouse

The Local Dish is a feature in the Post and its sister papers, the Courier, Sentry and Leader. Every week it will feature a different restaurant in each of our coverage areas.  How long have you been in business? Since last November. More...

People

Long road taken for Mr. KHS title

KENNEBUNK — Kennebunk High School students recently awarded the title of Mr. KHS to Eun Taek Oh, an exchange student from South Korea.  When asked how it felt to be chosen as the recipient of the award, Oh said, “It was a good time. More...

The Hive is ready to buzz again

Reopening of arts, music center planned for June 15

KENNEBUNK—Behind closed doors and near-constant construction, queen bee Laura Savard and her team have been buzzing to complete preparations for The Hive’s reopening on June 15.  More...

Season opens with Walk

Businesses ready for sixth edition of Walk the Port

KENNEBUNKPORT — The sixth annual Walk the Port will take place Wednesday May 29 from 5 to 8 p.m. Perhaps it can be lauded as the last hoorah for locals before the summer crowd surges in like a summer wave and swells the town to capacity.  More...

Arundel seeking center

ARUNDEL — As an effort to capitalize on what the town of approximately 4,000 residents has to offer, from natural resources to business growth, Arundel has recently partnered with the Chesapeake Group — a Marylandbased firm dedicated to t More...

Community

Voters approve school district budget

Increase to operating budget is 3.58 percent

KENNEBUNK—Residents within the district RSU 21 amassed last Tuesday, May 14 and voted 61-39 percent to approve the proposed 2014 operating school budget at $37,172,120.34.  The difference between fiscal year 2013’s budget and fiscal More...

Student’s work featured at exhibit

A mix of two-dimensional work by Kennebunk High School students will be on display during the month of May in the Speers Gallery at Kennebunk Free Library.  More...

Senior Center names scholarship recipients

The Senior Center at Lower Village announced the recipients of the Hartley Lord Scholarship for 2013.  Trevor Luck of Kennebunk was awarded a $1,000 scholarship. More...

Business

Animal Welfare Society

The Animal Welfare Society (AWS) announces its summer youth workshop series.  More...

Parents this Summer...Fournier’s Martial Arts

“I will increase your Child’s self confidence, how to handle bullies, teach them life skills that will last a lifetime, value their self worth, teach them to avoid peer pressure, increase their motor skills, teach them to defend themselve More...

Maine Jazz Camp

“Maine Jazz Camp, located on the campus of the University of Maine at Farmington, is a two week summer jazz program that emphasizes ensemble playing and the role of improvisation in jazz.  More...

Letters

Thanks

Kennebunk’s May Day Festival was biggest and best ever

To the editor: We have just celebrated our 15th May Day Festival and possibly our biggest and best ever! Mother Nature delivered a truly spectacular day for Kennebunk to usher out winter and welcome spring. More...

Things to Do

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Thursday, May 23   More...

Thursday, May 23

Reading for all, 1 to 4 p.m., Kennebunk Free Library, 112 Main St., Kennebunk. Vision rehabilitation professionals from Iris Network team up with library for session on reading for those with vision problems. FMI, call 518-5018.  More...

Friday, May 24

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...