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Shakespeare returneth for third season

MaineStage adds Kennebunkport shows to summer schedule

KENNEBUNK — MaineStage Shakespeare will return for a third consecutive summer, with the added perk of expanding performances to Kennebunkport, in addition to Kennebunk.  More...

Middle school relay team sets state mark

Soon-to-be seventh graders break record at Junior Olympics meet in Scarborough

KENNEBUNK — Last weekend at the USA Track and Field Maine Association Junior Olympics Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Scarborough High School, four rising seventh graders broke not only Middle School of the Kennebunks’ 4x100 mete More...

Digging for dinosaurs at the library

Mad Science of Maine returns to Kennebunk to present Digging for Dinosaurs at Kennebunk Free Library on Wednesday, July 10. Children ages 4-8 are welcome to register for the 2 p.m. More...

Things to Do

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.  Thursday, July 4   More...

Thursday, July 4

Fireworks display, dusk, Gooch’s Beach, Kennebunk.  St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport. Everyone is welcome as we celebrate our nation’s independence at 8 a.m. at the outdoor chapel.  More...

Friday, July 5

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...

Bridge dedication

The Rev. Charles Whiston gives the benediction as Bryce Lanigan. left, listens from a pole where a sign for his late father, Mat Lanigan, was unveiled during a June 25 ceremony. More...

Downtown plans are finalized

Arundel planning board approves proposal for ‘more intensive commercial ...’ area

ARUNDEL — The planning board finalized plans for the town’s second Downtown Business District. The meeting, lasting nearly three hours was, at times, contentious.  More...

Columns

Cooking on Purpose

Strawberries are popping up all over

Strawberries are popping up all over town. You can see the sweet red berries among the green leaves in gardens and the “pick your own” farms are busy every day. We mostly think of strawberries as a snack or dessert, but think again. More...

Politics & other Mistakes

Stoned and stupid

You can almost see the IQ points evaporating.  The stoners pushing a referendum to legalize the use of marijuana by adults in Maine’s most populous city seem to be growing dopier by the toke – in both senses of dopier.  Their ca More...

People

Photos document post-Sept. 11 flags

KENNEBUNK — Linda Lyon, like many Americans, was strongly affected by the events that unfolded Sept. More...