April 18, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Committee submits revised comp plan

ARUNDEL — The Comprehensive Plan Committee finalized a revised version of the town’s comprehensive plan last Tuesday. More...

Benefit road race scheduled for May 10

The seventh annual 5K run/2 mile walk to End Homelessness and Hunger is scheduled for Saturday, May 10.  More...

Bikes for Books celebrated Perennials for sale at Trolley Museum

More than 200 students at Kennebunkport Consolidated School found out that reading will reap rewards, when members of Free Mason Arundel Lodge 76 attended the weekly Friday morning meeting to present bicycles to the winners of the Bikes for Books rea More...

Faerie houses accepted at library

Crocuses are blooming outside the Kennebunk Free Library, meaning the awakening of the faeries is close at hand. More...

Legion to host pancake breakfast

American Legion Post 74 will host its second annual yard sale on Saturday, May 3.  It will take place at the Legion Post at 15 Water St. in Kennebunk. More...

Hackmatack planning fundraisers

Several nonprofit organizations have already signed up for fundraising at Hackmatack Playhouse and, with spring having arrived, The Hackmatack is in full prep mode for the summer season, said Hackmatack Producer Michael Guptill.  More...

Art on display through April 30

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

Senior Center seeks 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...

Education grants available for women

A local chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood offers a grant for women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to support themselves and/or their families.  More...

Husson, YCCC sign transfer agreement

Husson University and York County Community College are updating an agreement that creates a smooth process for the transfer of credits from YCCC to Husson. More...

Pecha Kucha seeks presenters

Pecha Kucha Kennebunk is looking for presenters for the next event, May 8 at River Tree Arts. More...

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Rescue to celebrate Help a Horse Day Saturday, April 26

Ever After Mustang Rescue in Biddeford, in conjunction with the ASPCA’s National Help a Horse Day on Saturday, April 26, will hold an open house from noon to 4 p.m.  More...

Kennebunk Soccer Club sets registration deadline

Kennebunk Soccer Club is accepting player registrations for the fall travel season. Deadline to register is May 12. To play for a Kennebunk Clash team, children must be at least 8 years old by Aug. More...

Sunrise service planned at beach

Easter will be celebrated on Kennebunk Beach in worship sponsored for the Christian community at sunrise on Sunday, April 20. The half-hour service will begin at 5:45 a.m. More...

Church plans benefit chowder supper

Come celebrate a Good Friday meal with the members of First Congregational Church of Kennebunkport. More...

Sign up for vacation week at library

Graves Memorial Library announced its schedule of activities for school vacation week. The schedule:  Tuesday, April 22: Lego Club at Graves Library from 1 to 2 p.m. Visit the Jr. Room and check out the new, specially made Lego table. More...

Local artist chosen for Texas banner

The Texas Dispute Resolution System in Lubbock has selected the pastel painting “Longhorn” by Carol Santora of Kennebunk to adorn its latest banner. More...

Story time break at library

Story times at Kennebunk Free Library will take a break from April 21 to May 1. Families are welcome to continue to visit the library borrow items and play with the puppets and other toys.  More...

Pancake breakfast at Atlantic Hall

Atlantic Hall in Cape Porpoise will host its annual Memorial Day weekend pancake breakfast 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday, May 26 at the hall in Cape Porpoise Square. More...

Kennebunk Beach Classic set for June 1

The seventh annual Kennebunk Beach Classic 5K Road Race (run/walk) to benefit the Senior Center at Lower Village will take place Sunday, June 1. Start time is 9:30 a.m. rain or shine. Guaranteed T-shirts for first 200 entries registered by May 1. More...

Hospital to partner with marathon

Southern Maine Health Care announced its partnership with Maine Coast Marathon to be held Sunday, May 11. More...

National Library Week celebrations ongoing

What better way to spend National Library Week than by enjoying a local library and all of the books, magazines, DVDs and programs that it has to offer? Kennebunk Free Library offers a trio of programs to celebrate through April 19.  More...

Senior Center offers shopping event

Shop early for Mother’s Day or just refresh the accessory wardrobe with a variety of new and gently used handbags, scarves, belts, hats and jewelry from familiar designers at 60 to 90 percent off retail prices.  More...

SMHC to hold second annual Gary’s Walk

Southern Maine Health Care announced that the second annual “Gary’s Walk” is scheduled for Saturday, June 7 at 9 a.m. in honor of longtime hospital and community supporter Gary Sullivan.  More...

Faerie Festival time

Faerie houses will be accepted for display at Kennebunk Free Library from April 22 to 30. Houses will remain on display until Saturday, May 10. More...

Banner art

Kristi Thompson, assistant director for education, training, and administrative services at Texas Dispute Resolution System Office of Dispute Resolution for Lubbock County, displays a new banner feat More...