October 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

Chamber has new executive director

KENNEBUNK — Denise Clavette of Old Orchard Beach has been chosen as the new executive director for the Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Arundel Chamber of Commerce.  More...

DAR schedules lunch meeting for Nov. 9

Rebecca Emery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will gather Saturday Nov. 9 at 11:30 a.m. for the annual Thanksgiving meeting. More...

Hospitals offer health insurance sessions

The Health Insurance Marketplace is open and York County residents have an opportunity to choose from a variety of health insurance plans. More...

Obituaries

Robert Fernandez

Robert (Bob) Fernandez, 69, died of a heart attack while doing what he loved to do every Columbus Day weekend, hiking Mount Washington.  Bob was born in Boston, attended Boston Latin, Boston College, and the University of Vermont Medical School. More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Oct. 24

Time for 2’s and 3’s story time, 10:15 a.m., Kennebunk Free Library, Main Street, Kennebunk. Story time for toddlers. FMI, call 985-2173, ext. More...

Friday, Oct. 25

Story time, 10 a.m., Children’s Room, Graves Library, 18 Maine St., Kennebunkport. Halloween story time. Children and caregivers encouraged to dress in costumes. Year-round program includes fingerplays, songs and crafts. More...

Saturday, Oct. 26

Pancake breakfast/yard sale, 8 to 10 a.m., Legion Post 159, Route 9, Kennebunkport. All-you-can eat menu includes pancakes, eggs made to order, bacon, sausage, juice and coffee. Yard sale is 8 a.m. to noon. Tables to rent. FMI, call 967-2400.  More...

Board sends school plans to vote

School renovation referendum set for Jan. 21

KENNEBUNK—The Regional School Unit 21 school board voted 7-2 on Monday, Oct. 21 to send the $75 million renovation plans for Mildred L. Day School, Consolidated School and Kennebunk High School to a Jan. 21 referendum vote.  More...

River dredge needed

Corps of Engineers says Kennebunk River channel has become dangerous for commercial fishing vessels

KENNBUNKPORT — The New England district of the Army Corps of Engineers has filed for a Natural Resources Protection Act permit with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection.  The permit would allow the corps to dredge shoals from t More...

Columns

Politics & other Mistakes

The name of the game

In politics, a candidate’s name counts for a lot. This explains why folks called Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln got their likenesses carved on Mount Rushmore, while the likes of Hitler, Stalin and Time Warner Cable didn’t.  More...

People

Inspired recipe leads to contest win

KENNEBUNK – Donna Speirs, a local real estate broker, recently placed first in New England for Hood’s annual Chef Creations Inspired by Hood Cream contest for her caramel croissant bread pudding.  Placing first earned Speirs a cash p More...

Letters

Community turnout was fun to see

To the editor:   Thank you to the Kennebunk community for making the Harvest Festival such a successful event.  More...

Many contributors to success of Heritage Day

To the editor:   The Arundel Historical Society hosted Arundel Heritage Day on Sept. 14. More...