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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

Doing the right thing

Ethics laws? According to knowledgeable sources, Maine legislators don’t need no stinkin’ ethics laws. Those sources should know, because they’re all former Maine legislators.  More...

Cooking on Purpose

Great summer for enjoying fruit

I seem to be having a very fruity summer. With all the heat and humidity we’ve had, fruit is the one thing I can eat. Heavy food just doesn’t work. I have been enjoying berries, melons, peaches, etc.  More...

Business

Northern Benefits

Do you need help navigating the complexities of Health Care Reform and what it means to you this fall?  More...

Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it.   More...

Rolnick Chiropractic

Dr. Ellie’s Health Tips:  More...

Obituaries

Rita A. Schlegel

Rita A. (Trabucco) Schlegel of Goose Rocks Beach, Kennebunkport, formerly of Everett, Mass., passed away Aug. 10, 2013, surrounded by family at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House.  More...

Geoffrey Holbrook

Geoffrey Almon Holbrook, 22, a resident of Mountain Road in Arundel, died Friday morning in Biddeford from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  More...

Margaret D. Heseltine

Margaret D. Heseltine, 73, of Kennebunk, died Aug. 5, 2013, at Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford after a long illness.  She was born in Biddeford on Aug. 23, 1939, to J. Eugene and Lena A. Garand Lacourse. More...

Blazing beauty

The northern blazing star puts on a spectacular display at the Kennebunk Plains Sunday, Aug. 11. Right, a black swallowtail butterfly finds the nectar abundant. More...

Pecha Kucha keeps it moving

River Tree Arts continues the popular storytelling, art form

KENNEBUNK — River Tree Arts will hold its eighth Pecha Kucha night at 7:20 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22.  More...

Community

Town manager leaves for Old Orchard

KENNEBUNKPORT — Larry Mead, Kennebunkport’s town manager since 2006, has accepted the town manager position in Old Orchard Beach.  Mead begins duties as town manager of Old Orchard Beach on Sept. More...

Run around

Standard poodles Abby and Anna, niece and great aunt, pose after frolicking on Mother’s Beach in Kennebunk at sunset Monday, Aug. 12. More...

Story time break at Kennebunk Free Library

Story times at Kennebunk Free Library will take a break from Aug. 21 to Sept. 6. Families are invited to continue to visit the library, borrow items and play with the puppets and other toys during the break.  More...

People

Still hooping it up

KENNEBUNK — Most people, as they age, become less inclined to participate in team sports.  Such is not the case for a handful of local basketball-playing women over 50 who traveled to Cleveland recently after qualifying for the National Se More...

Letters

Library appreciative of community support

To the editor:   On behalf of the trustees and the staff of Kennebunk Free Library, I want to thank our community for their tremendous support of their library.  More...

Chief’s coffee-talk series is informative

To the editor:   After attending three successful sessions of Coffee with the Chief, I would like to commend Kennebunk Police Chief Robert MacKenzie for his expertise, experience and professionalism.  The chief was very generous with his ti More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Aug. 15

Summer story time, 10:15 a.m., Kennebunk Free Library, Main Street, Kennebunk. Story time for all ages. 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, Aug. 16

Book, snack, song and craft event, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Book Burrow, 21 Western Ave., Cooper’s Corner, Lower Village Kennebunk. Stories, puppets, songs and/or crafts for ages 7 and older. Adult must accompany child. Free admission. More...

Saturday, Aug. 17

Book, snack, song and craft event, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Book Burrow, 21 Western Ave., Cooper’s Corner, Lower Village Kennebunk. Stories, puppets, songs and/or crafts for ages 7 and older. Adult must accompany child. Free admission. More...