April 25, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Review board OKs plans for pavilion

Facility would host ice skating, farmers market and town activities

KENNEBUNK — The Site Plan Review Board approved building plans for the proposed Waterhouse Center Pavilion at its Thursday, April 17 meeting.  The pavilion, which includes an ice skating surface would be located at 51 Main Street in downto More...

Plots available at Park Street School Community Garden

The Park Street School Community Garden welcomes new community gardeners for the 2014 growing season. With the addition of the Park Street School site in 2013, Kennebunk now has two community gardens.  More...

Rebecca Emery Chapter schedules May meeting

Rebecca Emery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its next meeting 10 a.m. More...

Public invited to The New School open house

The New School, an independent high school, will host a spring open house for prospective students and the general public 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Gallery announces featured artist

During the month of May 2013, the works of artist Deirdre O’Brien will be on display in the Speers Gallery located in Hank’s Room at Kennebunk Free Library, 112 Main St., Kennebunk. More...

Wells Reserve to host foraging seminar

Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm will present An Introduction to Wild Food Foraging at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 20.  More...

Ping pong pandemonium

Chris Mesach of Dover, N.H., left, battles John Lubin of Lexington, Mass., in a singles match at the Kennebunk Recreation Ping Pong Tournament last weekend at Sea Road School. More...

Trolley Museum to sell perennial flowers

Seashore Trolley Museum is selling perennials on May 10, just in time for Mothers’ Day and spring planting. More...

Faerie houses accepted at library

Kennebunk Free Library will once again host an exhibition of faerie houses in anticipation of the May Day Faerie Festival. Faerie houses will be accepted for display from April 22 to April 30. More...

How to repair and replace window screens

Window screens can let fresh air into a home while preventing insects and outdoor critters from making their way inside. But screens are far less effective at keeping critters out of a home when they’re damaged. More...

How to cut costs on your home improvement

Over the last several decades, more and more homeowners have embraced the notion that homes need not all be alike, and that an individual’s home can cater to his or her personal tastes and needs. More...

Natural fertilizers loaded with nutrients and minerals

Lawn and garden enthusiasts know a handful of items are essential to maintain a healthy landscape. Water, sunshine and the proper nutrients all work in concert to promote a healthy lawn. More...

Technology Petting Zoo to visit Graves Memorial Library

The Technology Petting Zoo will be at Graves Library in Kennebunkport on Tuesday, April 29 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Jared Leadbetter from the Maine State Library will give a presentation featuring the latest e-reader and tablet devices. More...

Easter visit

Atria Kennebunk employees and their children gathered together for a photo-op with Peter Cottontail Thursday, April 17. More...

The Hive announces plans for Spring Thaw poetry event

The Hive in Kennebunk will host poet Colin Sargent at 7 p.m. May 7 for its Spring Thaw poetry event.  More...

Biddeford Savings teaches financial literacy to students

Recognizing that high school students will graduate and leave the care and comfort of the home environment to begin their own lives, executives from Biddeford Savings have been visiting area schools to teach the basics of financial literacy.  More...

Volunteers sought for food pantry services

York County Shelter Programs in Alfred is seeking a few volunteers to spend a morning a week from 8:30-9 a.m. More...

Principal for the day

Third-grader, and Principal for the Day, Cayden Rec meets with Kennebunk Elementary School Principal, Ryan Quinn, left, and RSU 21 Superintendent of Schools Andrew Dolloff. More...

Road race funds to benefit hunger battle

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...

Mustang Rescue to host Help a Horse

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...

Featured artist

The art of Deirdre O’Brien will be on display in the Speers Gallery at Kennebunk Free Libraryduring May. More...

How to guarantee your garden starts off on the right foot

As winter slowly winds down, many gardeners cannot wait to soak up the springtime sun and get their hands dirty in the garden. Such excitement is not just good for gardeners, but can benefit the garden in the months to come as well. More...

Get kids excited about gardening

Many adults understand the joy of gardening, but gardening can be equally fun for children as well. More...