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News Updates

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Governor stands for dams - January 19th, 2017 - 11:53am
Kennebunk man charged in heroin overdoses - January 13th, 2015 - 3:30pm
Election Results for Arundel and the Kennebunks - November 5th, 2014 - 10:33am
Election Results for Arundel and Kennebunks - November 5th, 2014 - 10:24am
RSU 21 budget is approved at polls - June 11th, 2014 - 6:43am
$75 Million Renovation Referendum Fails - January 22nd, 2014 - 10:11am
Kennebunk election results - June 13th, 2013 - 10:41am
Things to Do - May 3rd, 2013 - 10:04am

Columns

Politics & other Mistakes

Freedom ain’t free

I never knew the Maine Heritage Policy Center was such a fan of former Democratic Gov. John Baldacci. Until recently, the right-wing think tank had appeared unrelentingly critical of Baldacci’s policies.  More...

Cooking on Purpose

Slow cooker perfect for summer recipes

Usually when summer hits, I put my slow cooker away until fall. It’s great through the fall and winter for cooking warm, comforting soups and stews. This year I didn’t put it away. During the intense heat, I used it for side dishes. More...

Business

Yoga instructor helps those with Parkinson’s

SOUTH PORTLAND – Judy Lombard remembers the exact date she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease: Aug. 6, 2009. The symptoms of the incurable nervous system disorder had started before then. More...

Gun safety offered at Kosho karate center

BIDDEFORD – A local martial arts training company offers a variety of courses for women and gun owners to learn more about keeping themselves safe. Kosho Karate owner Bryan LaBrecque, a former U.S. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Sept. 5

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, Sept. 6

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, Sept. 7

Car wash, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., McDonald’s, Route 1, Kennebunk. Fundraiser for Kennebunk Twirlers.  Farmers market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., downtown Kennebunk. FMI, visit www.kennebunkfarmersmarket.org.  More...

New S.T.E.M. initiative unveiled

Kennebunk High School refines science and math curriculum

KENNEBUNK — The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics curriculum at Kennebunk High School is being refined for the 2013-14 school year. More...

Arts group ends summer with a bang

KENNEBUNK — River Tree Arts is ending summer with a big bang as they host the big band, The Fogcutters, Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Kennebunk River Club for the annual fundraiser Dance by the River. More...

Community

Officials continue look at rising sea level

SCARBOROUGH – About 50 people attended a public presentation sponsored by the Scarborough Conservation Commission Aug. 28 to learn about the possible impact of a global rise in sea level on the Scarborough Marsh.  More...

September programs begin at Free Library

Storytimes at Kennebunk Free Library return the week of Sept. 9. Peek-a-Book Babies geared to children ages birth to 2 years old will be on Mondays at 10:15 a.m. Family Storytime for all ages will be on Tuesdays at 10:15. More...

Historical Society to host Heritage Day

The Arundel Historical Society will be hosting a Heritage Day on Sept. 14.   More...

People

Word on the Street

What do you like about no longer being a freshman?

“I know so many people now. My advice to new freshman: get involved in every possible way you can.” – Griffin Drigotas, senior More...

Letters

Thanks

Live music at the Plaza a ‘pleasure’ for writer

To the Editor: With all the activity of the Farmers Market, the Artisan’s Market and the Labor Day weekend traffic what a pleasure it was having live music in The Plaza this past Saturday. More...