October 4, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Chamber director submits resignation

KENNEBUNK — Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Suzanne McKechnie resigned last week after serving less than a year.  When asked if the news came as a shock, Chamber of Commerce Chairman Sarah Lindblom said, “Goodness, yes. More...

High school to honor vets at football game

The Kennebunk High School football team will host Armed Forces Night at Memorial Stadium at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Republican committee plans meeting

All registered Republicans are invited to attend the monthly meeting of the York County Republican Committee at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the York County Court House on Court Street in Alfred. More...

New trustees named to library board

The Kennebunk Free Library Board of Trustees has elected five new members, Pat Carls, Lise Dewar, Molly Hoadley, Sam Hull and Jeanne Peckiconis, to fill the library’s 13-seat board.  The board also elected its 2013-2014 slate of officers: More...

Groundbreaking

Southern Maine Medical Center is building a new facility in Biddeford that will be named the Edward J. McGeachey Medical Office Building in honor of SMMC President and CEO Ed Mc- Geachey. The Sept. More...

Pancake breakfast set for Atlantic Hall

Atlantic Hall will hold a pancake breakfast at the hall, 8 to 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14. More...

Delta Generators to play at Jonathan’s

Boston-based blues band, the Delta Generators, will perform at  Jonathan’s in Ogunquit at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. The Wetsuits open the show at 8 p.m. The dance floor will be open.  More...

Library to host foreign policy series

Tucked away in the corner of the country, sometimes Maine can feel a bit isolated from the rest of the world. But political events in other countries have a profound effect on lives here.  More...

New School to host harvest fair and open house

The New School will offer events in conjunction with the Kennebunk Harvest Festival 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. More...

Free music, dance, art classes offered at River Tree Arts

Want to dance, paint, play piano or sing after school? River Tree Arts is offering a free trial class for kindergarten through eighth-grade students through Oct. More...

Library to help patrons build improved resumes

Kennebunk Free Library has recently acquired Cypress Resume, an online tool that helps generate a professional resume within just a few minutes.  More...

Kennebunkport Historical Society offers walking tours

The Kennebunkport Historical Society is offering walking tours of the Historic Village District on Friday and Saturday mornings at 11 a.m.  More...

Photo

Kennebunk Elementary School teachers served ice cream to students at the ice cream social last week. More...

Healthy eating habits

Amy McClellan, a registered dietician with Hannaford in Kennebunk and Biddeford, spoke to PEO Chapter E, out of Kennebunk, last month, about healthy eating and how Hannaford can help. More...

Committee seeks treelighting memories

The Kennebunk Downtown Committee is beginning to make plans for its 30th annual Christmas tree lighting event and is looking for photos, stories and memories anyone would like to share from the past 29 years.  Contact Linda Johnson at ljohnson@ More...

Graves Library joins reference database

Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library announced it is the first library in Maine to join the network of libraries across the United States that have chosen AtoZdatabases as its premier reference and marketing database.  More...

Town’s annual Harvest Fest set for Saturday, Oct. 12

Kennebunk celebrates all things autumn as the town gears up for its fourth annual Harvest Fest Saturday, Oct. 12.  Kicking off the day at 8 a.m. More...

Flavor of the day

Teachers from Kennebunk Elementary School and Sea Road School served ice cream to students last week at Kennebunk Elementary School during the annual ice cream social. More...

Annual oldies dance scheduled at Legion

The fifth annual Oldies Benefit Dance is scheduled for 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Oct. 19 at the American Legion Hall in Kennebunkport. Ticket sales are limited to 200, with proceeds going to the Ronald McDonald House of Portland. More...

Gallery to feature ‘Scenes from Cuba’

“Scenes from Cuba,” the photographs of Susan Downing, will be on display in the Speers Gallery at Kennebunk Free Library during the month of October.  More...

Women in the Arts to host fall show

Maine Women in the Arts will host its annual Fall Fine Art Show – Big & Small, from Friday, Oct. 4, to Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Masonic Hall in Kennebunkport. More...

Genealogy group meets at Kennebunk Free Library

The 2013-2014 season of Kennebunk Free Library’s genealogy group continues on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. More...

DAR chapter schedules meeting for Saturday, Oct. 5

Rebecca Emery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday Oct. 5 at the Historical Society of Wells and Ogunquit, 938 Post Road, (Route 1) Wells. More...

School Around Us Fairy House Festival scheduled for Oct. 5

The School Around Us will host its second annual Fairy House Festival 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5.. Participants will build an enchanted fairy house village. More...

Pumpkin Patch Trolley

Elijah Shaw of Saco, left, laughs as he and Zayne Provencher of Biddeford paint their pumpkins Sunday during Seashore Trolley Museum’s annual Pumpkin Patch Trolley. (Alex Acquisto photos) More...