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RSU 21 budget is approved at polls - June 11th, 2014 - 7:43am
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Kennebunk election results - June 13th, 2013 - 11:41am
Things to Do - May 3rd, 2013 - 11:04am

Columns

Politics & other Mistakes

Paying more for less

“Clean elections” is one of those oxymoronic phrases like “modest celebrity” or “drug-free professional athlete” that I have difficulty comprehending. Celebs are by definition egotists. More...

Cooking on Purpose

Fresh from a garden near you

With all the hot weather we’ve been having, gardens are thriving. Whether you have a garden in your yard or you frequent a farmer’s market, taking advantage of all the fresh vegetables and fruit is an absolute must.  More...

Letters

Neighbors urge research of mill plans

To the editor:   Recent coverage about the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust’s application to build a replica grist mill lacked many details which are coming to light as the project undergoes review by the town’s planning board.  More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Aug. 1

MaineStage Shakespeare, 7 p.m., Lafayette Park, Kennebunk. “Hamlet.” Free professional performance of Shakespeare’s play. FMI, visit www.mainestageshakespeare.com.  More...

Friday, Aug. 2

MaineStage Shakespeare, 7 p.m., Lafayette Park, Kennebunk. “Much Ado About Nothing.” Free professional performance of Shakespeare’s play. FMI, visit www.mainestageshakespeare.com.  More...

Saturday, Aug. 3

MaineStage Shakespeare, 2 p.m., Lafayette Park, Kennebunk. “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridge).” Family-friendly mash-up of Shakespeare’s plays featuring local children in ShakeStars summer camp program. More...

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Runners ready for Beach to Beacon

A field of 6,000 expected for 2013 edition of the road race

CAPE ELIZABETH – In its 16th year, the TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race continues to unite families and inspire runners of all ages and abilities.  Founded by Joan Benoit Samuelson, who won the first-ever women’s marathon in the 1984 More...

Community

Pulitzer Prize winner plans visit

Discussion of end-oflife care scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 8

KENNEBUNK — Southern Maine Medical Center will host An Evening with Ellen Goodman on Thursday, Aug. 8 in Kennebunk Town Hall auditorium.  Goodman will speak about The Conversation Project — a movement she cofounded in 2010.  More...

Brick Store seeks Bridge players

Recruiting is underway for the upcoming 2013- 2014 Brick Store Museum Bridge marathon. More...

Dance Company ready for season finale

SACO – The Dance Company – a local “family” of dance performers – is gearing up for its final performance this summer of “The Best of Broadway.”  More...

People

Sociologist’s novel studies appearances

KENNEBUNK — Patricia Leavy, founder and editor of the Social Fictions Series, has released a second novel.  “American Circumstance” explores appearances versus reality — “how our lives and relationships look to othe More...

New principal named at St. James School

KENNEBUNK — Nancy Naimey, educator and, more recently, administrator, was recently hired to replace Patricia Berthiaum as principal at Biddeford’s St. James School, part of the Good Shepherd parish. More...