August 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

After two years, school drops parking fee

Enforcement and distribution cited as reasons for elimination of high school parking stickers

KENNEBUNK – The $50 parking fee that was enforced for two years at Kennebunk High School will be lifted for juniors and seniors during the 2013-2014 school year.  The final decision, made by the school board in April, was initially recomme More...

Track club standout wins three events at state meet

Chelsea LaChance won gold for Kennebunk at the Maine USA Track and Field State Championship held at Cony High School in Augusta Aug. 10.  The Kennebunk Recreation Department’s track club sent 24 athletes to the finals. More...

Library genealogy meeting scheduled

The 2013-2014 season of the Kennebunk Free Library genealogy group begins 10 a.m. Saturday Sept. 7 with Diane Gravel of Thornton, N.H., speaking on “Obscure and Neglected Sources: New Paths to Genealogical Success.”  More...

Letters

Horse exhibition was life-changing event

To the editor:   I recently attended the Blixx Horse exhibition, at the Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport. For me, it was a life-changing day.  More...

Spectra Energy lends help on town projects

To the editor:   The town of Arundel would like to thank Spectra Energy Corp. for choosing Arundel for its annual community service efforts.  More...

Town seeks right strategy

Arundel’s Economic Development Committee continues to wade through marketing and branding study

ARUNDEL — Improved marketing of Arundel to nonresidents was the focus of a meeting of the Economic Development Committee Tuesday, Aug. More...

Form of town government discussed

KENNEBUNK — Selectmen spent more than four hours last Tuesday deliberating a variety of issues.  More...

Columns

Politics & other Mistakes

Speak freely

Everybody is in favor of free speech – as long as it’s not too free. Or too speechy.  Liberals and conservatives alike support the First Amendment’s prohibition of government interference in our right to express ourselves. More...

Business

Hospital’s sleep lab receives accreditation

Southern Maine Medical Center’s sleep lab in Kennebunk has received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.  The five-year designation is only awarded to programs that meet or exceed all standards for professiona More...

People

Iowa ride raises funds for fuel aid

KENNEBUNK — Earlier this summer Kennebunk resident Helen Thorgalsen competed in her first RAGBRAI — the internationally known bike ride across Iowa. For the race, Thorgalsen raised nearly $3,000 for H.B. More...

Things to Do

Road Race Calendar

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

Things to Do

The Post accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please email your listing to editor@kennebunkpost.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...