May 16, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Superintendent search in final phases

Another round of interviews scheduled this week

KENNEBUNK — The vetting process to replace the superintendent is well underway in Regional School Unit 21.  More...

June 7 is Seashore Trolley Dog Day

Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport has designated June 7, 2014 its Second Annual Seashore Trolley Dog Day. More...

Museum to host music of World War II

On Wednesday, May 21, Two Old Friends will perform music of World War II in the Brick Store Museum’s Program Center at 7:30 p.m. More...

Health insurance is focus of presentation

Cancer Care Center of York County in Sanford will offer an evening presentation focused on health insurance literacy 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 4. The center is located at 27 Industrial Ave. in south Sanford.  More...

Center plans fall prevention seminar

The Senior Center at Lower Village Kennebunk will host a program on Preventing Falls and Exercising Safely with physical therapists from Southern Maine Health Care at 1 p.m. More...

Library collecting donations for animals

Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library in Kennebunkport encourages the community to help animals in need during the month of May. More...

Annual library road race is July 11

The 17th Edition Kennebunk Free Library Road Race is scheduled for July 11. The 5K Run/Walk/Wheelchair race route travels through scenic downtown Kennebunk and benefits Kennebunk Free Library.  More...

Church to host book and boot sale

Saint David’s Church at 138 York St., (just before Wells town line) in Kennebunk will hold its annual Used Book Sale and Car “Boot” Sale on Saturday, May 17. The used book sale will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Town offers well water testing

The town of Kennebunkport will host a well water test day 9 to 11 a.m. May 17. The sample drop off site is 32 North St. More...

Park Street School Garden spots open

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...

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...

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Atria Kennebunk hosted a nurse appreciation event recently. Residents cheered their community nurses as they were honored and received praise from Sr. Executive Director Jan Peterson. “Nurses are the heart of our community,” Peterson said. More...

Looking good

University of New England students Emily DiMartino, Colleen Ahern, Amanda Liebau, Daniel Raboin and Garrett Wolski cheer on the runners at Sunday’s Maine Coast Marathon as they pass by the Durr More...

Board moves forward on TIF proposal

Plan would allow for seasonal cottage development between Route 1 and Mountain Road

ARUNDEL — The board of selectmen approved moving forward with the fi- nal stages of the town’s application for the Arundel Cottage Preserve Tax Increment Financing District (TIF) at its Monday meeting.  More...

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The Seacoast Garden Club’s annual plant and pie sale is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 24 at Port Hardware in Lower Village Kennebunk. More...

New School plans open house, LEAP

The New School, an independent high school that helps students find their passion, is hosting a open house on Tuesday, May 20 at 6 p.m. This is a chance for visitors to observe LEAP, or Learning, Exhibitions and Performance Night, in action.  More...

Library to offer family yoga session

Kennebunk Free Library is offering a yoga class for families 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 20. More...

Education loan recipient sought

Chapter E, Kennebunk, of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, seeks a candidate for the organization’s Educational Loan Fund, which makes loans available to qualified women who are within two years of completing their college education.  More...

First Parish to host rummage sale

First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Kennebunk will hold its spring rummage sale 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 17, and Sunday, May 18.  Clothes, household items and books will be available for purchase.   More...

Fellowship recipient announced

The Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance (MWPA) is announced that Deborah Burke of Biddeford is the recipient of the spring 2014 Martin Dibner Memorial Fellowship for Maine Writers.  Burke will attend the MWPA’s 2014 Black Fly Writing Ret More...

Playhouse auditions are underway

The Arundel Barn Playhouse announced auditions for commuting male actors, age 17 to 30, for roles of Al, Don and Zack in “A Chorus Line.” Auditions are by appointment only from May 5 through May 23. More...

KBIA ready for another summer

Registration is open for the 104th season at the Kennebunk Beach Improvement Association. More...

Shelter Programs seeks volunteers

York County Shelter Programs in Alfred needs a few volunteers to spend a morning a week from 8:30-9 a.m. 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 25 at the hall in Cape Porpoise Square. More...

Just passing through

A group of runners pass over the Mathew Lanigan Bridge into Kennebunkport’s Dock Square during Sunday’s Maine Coast Marathon.The race was run from 1980 to 1986 before making a return in 2 More...