February 21, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Civic Center: Renovated and ready

First up for refurbished facility? Garden show, then high school basketball

PORTLAND — Scarborough resident Neal Pratt has waited a long time for a new and improved Cumberland County Civic Center.  Now, as a two-year, $33 million renovation plan wraps up this month, Pratt’s dream is becoming a reality.  More...

Student selected for scholars program

Margaret J. Carroll, a senior at Kennebunk High School, has been named one of more than 3,000 candidates in the 2014 U. S. Presidential Scholars Program. More...

Volunteer slots available at museum

Volunteer opportunities are available at Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport.  More...

Stevens Center buffet to benefit family

The West Kennebunk Village Committee will host a March Madness benefit buffet on Saturday, March 1, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., to benefit the Searles family. More...

Wine expert to visit Free Library

Wine expert Layne Witherell will be at Kennebunk Free Library at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 3 to discuss wine and talk about his new book “Wine Maniacs: Life in the Wine Biz.”  More...

District schedules public forum

The Regional School Unit 21 Board of School Directors will hold a public forum regarding facilities challenges that are facing the district 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25. More...

Center to host nutrution specialist

The Senior Center at Lower Village Kennebunk is hosting Dr. Douglas Neiverth, certified nutrition specialist of the Merrill Clinic on Tuesday, March 1. He will discuss the following topics: Secrets to weight loss, myth vs. More...

Democratic caucus scheduled for March 2

Democrats from Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Arundel and Wells will caucus at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 2 at the Kennebunk Town Hall auditorium. More...

Brick Store receives preservation grant

Maine State Archivist Daniel Cheever announced the Brick Store Museum will receive $368.50 to preserve and provide better access to its historical poster collections of World War I and World War II propaganda as part of the Historical Records Collect More...

Facilities committee plans school survey

Purpose is to gauge public interest in closing an elementary school

KENNEBUNK — In addition to approving the proposed 2015 school budget at the Facilities Committee meeting on Feb. More...

Show time

Kennebunk High School has announced show times for its spring musical, “The Drowsy Chaperone,” at Economos Auditorium. Show dates are 7 p.m. Feb. More...

Student nominated for medical leaders

Ryan Chiasson, a sophomore at Kennebunk High School, was nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 14- 16.  More...

Library gallery to feature students’ art

An exhibition titled “Children’s Vision V” by students from Sea Road School, Kennebunk Elementary School, Mildred L. More...

MathCounts victory

Middle School of the Kennebunks placed first in the regional MathCounts competition Saturday, Feb. 8. It was held at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham. More...

Sierra Club to host ‘Ocean Frontiers II’

“Ocean Frontiers II: A New England Story for Sustaining the Sea” will be screened by the Maine Sierra Club at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28 at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Kennebunk. Dessert will be served at 6:30 p.m. More...

Library seeks applicants for board

The Kennebunk Free Library Board of Trustees is currently welcoming individuals with a passion for their local library to apply to join the board. More...

Second mini-golf fundraiser planned

Kennebunk Free Library’s second annual mini-golf weekend is planned for Saturday, March 8. A mini-golf course will be set up within the library — upstairs and downstairs — as a fun fundraiser.  More...

HEALTH & MEDICAL

For Ruth Wiles, every day is independence day at Piper Shores   More...