June 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

Commission seeks historic expansion

KENNEBUNK — The Kennebunk Historic Preservation Commission discussed preliminary steps toward the expansion of the historic district on Monday evening at town hall.  Still in the very early stages of development, a map on a tripod at the b More...

River Tree Arts puts out call for shows

River Tree Arts announced a call to artists for two July art shows.  More...

KBIA to host annual road race on July 7

The Kennebunk Beach Improvement Association will host its 5K road race and 1K children’s fun run on Sunday morning, July 7. More...

Obituaries

Edward John Sanson

Edward John Sanson, 88, of Flat Rock, N.C., and Kennebunk, died Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford. He was born in Springfield, Mass., on May 31, 1925, a son of Henry E. Sanson and Mae (LaNoce) Sanson.  More...

Things to Do

Thursday, June 27

Children’s story time, 10 a.m. and 1:30 pm. Program will include stories, fingerplays, songs, and crafts. All ages are welcome to attend. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate. More...

Friday, June 28

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, June 29

Breakfast for Pooches at Gooch’s, 7 to 9 a.m., ramp entrance at Gooch’s Beach, Kennebunk. Kickoff to summer season. Rain date, June 30.  Farmers market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., downtown Kennebunk. More...

Film series sequel on tap

Lafayette Park, Stripers Waterside to host showings

KENNEBUNK — Video Creations, with approval from the Downtown Committee, is offering a second summer film series in Lafayette Park.  Showings will be free, sponsored by Duffy’s Tavern and Grill. More...

Cape Porpoise reunion draws crowd

More than 100 gather from around the country

CAPE PORPOISE — Family reunions are a common occurrence, especially in the summer months. More...

Columns

Politics & other Mistakes

Hoping for disaster

The best thing that could happen to Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler is a state shutdown.  More...

People

Full-time move for former headmaster

KENNEBUNK — After a 20-year stint as Fryeburg Academy’s headmaster, Dan Lee, 64, is retiring. More...

Letters

Lobster Roll Rumble goes to Clam Shack

To the editor:   The Clam Shack just won the Tasting Table’s Lobster Roll Rumble in NYC for the second year in a row. Competition was steep with 20 rolls from around the country vying for the title of fan favorite.  More...

Playground construction a community effort

To the editor,   Together, we built a community playground.  More...

Ready, set, play

Martin Lodish of the Kennebunk Beach Improvement Association counts down while Kennebunk selectman Bill Ward cuts the ribbon to officially open the new KBIA playground Sunday afternoon at Mother&rsqu More...