March 21, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Passamaquoddy partnership is possible

The business venture would assist the development of the former William Arthur location

KENNEBUNK — The board of selectmen, on Tuesday, March 11, voted to move forward with the prospect of becoming a sister city with the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Indian Township located in Perry.  The reason for the partnership, said Town Manage More...

Board votes to hire firm to manage project

KENNEBUNK — The Regional School Unit 21 board of directors unanimously decided Monday to begin the process of hiring a construction manager to oversee the renovation projects of Mildred L. More...

Education Foundation funds six new programs

The Education Foundation of the Kennebunks and Arundel is funding six new programs in Regional School Unit 21 that will reach students in kindergarten through grade 12. The grants total more than $33,000.  More...

The Landing School to host career fair April 2

The Landing School, a post-secondary institution focused on educating tomorrow’s marine industry professionals, will host a career fair Wednesday, April 2 at its Arundel campus.  More...

East-West corridor discussion scheduled

The documentary film, “The East-West Corridor: Why Not?” – a production of Defending Water for Life in Maine, will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday, March 28 at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Kennebunk.  More...

YCCC selects architect for academic building

After completing an open bid process, and reviewing 18 proposals, York County Community College announced that Oak Point Associates of Biddeford has been selected to design its new academic building.  More...

Workout to benefit Maine Make-A-Wish

Spurling Training Systems will host a charity workout to benefit Maine’s chapter of Make-A-Wish, granting wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses.  Workout For Wishes will be an upbeat, fun, family-friendly, fat burning, muscle- More...

Kids’ Garden Program planned at library

Graves Memorial Library in Kennebunkport will host a Kids’ Garden Program 3 to 4 p.m. four consecutive Wednesdays March 26 through April 16. Attend one class or all four sessions.  The schedule:  More...

Race raises funds to fight homelessness

The seventh annual 5K run/2 mile walk to End Homelessness and Hunger is scheduled for Saturday, May 10.  York County Shelter Programs hosts the event at Mother’s Beach at Kennebunk Beach. Same-day registration begins at 8 a.m. More...

March Madness at Outta The Box

Outta The Box will host its March Madness Extravaganza through March 31, when all merchandise will be 25 to 50 percent off.  All proceeds from the store support The New School, an independent, stateapproved high school that serves students in so More...

Dance appreciation

Atria Kennebunk would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the Stillson School of Irish Dancers for their sophisticated and brilliant performance. More...

Initial budget pegged at just over 5 percent

Professional development boost sought in first reading of school budget

KENNEBUNK — The Regional School Unit 21 board of directors approved a first reading of the budget that calls for an increase of $1,945,622, or approximately 5.23 percent, on Monday night. More...

Kennebunk Free Library resumes regular hours

Although the HVAC work in at Kennebunk Free Library is not entirely complete, the work is at a point where it is safe for patrons to be in the building. The library has resumed its normal hours, Mondays and Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. More...

Research specialist to give presentation at library

Diane Rapaport, research specialist, will present “Learn How to Read and Use Court Records” at the Kennebunk Free Library 10 a.m. Saturday, April 5.  More...

Seventh Kennebunk Beach Classic planned

The seventh annual Kennebunk Beach Classic 5K Road Race (run/walk) to benefit the Senior Center at Lower Village will take place 9:30 a.m. Sunday, June 1. The race will be held rain or shine. More...

Homeschoolers’ art to be displayed

An exhibit by Kennebunk Homeschoolers Network will be on display at the Kennebunk Free Library in the Speers Gallery April 7 to April 30.   The exhibit features a collection of watercolors, photography, drawings, acrylics and sculpture. More...

Girls Scouts announce cookie sale locations

Girls Scout Troop 156 will host a booth sale at Cummings’ Market in West Kennebunk 3:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 21 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, March 22. The troop will also sell cookies 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Graves Memorial Library to host tax aide program

Volunteer tax preparers in the AARP tax-aide program will provide free tax filing assistance on individual and joint returns at the Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through April 9. More...

Police to offer home safety class

The Kennebunk Police Department, in conjunction with RSU 21 Adult Education, will host a one-day class on home safety.   Kennebunk School Resource Officer Mark Carney and Kennebunk Fire Department Lt. More...

Center accepting scholar applications

The Senior Center at Lower Village is accepting applications for the Hartley Lord Scholarship of $1,000.  The annual award is offered to any person who has been accepted by an accredited college or university and is pursuing studies in a field t More...

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Kennebunk Free Library will feature an art exhibit by homeschooled students April 7-30. More...