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Governor stands for dams - January 19th, 2017 - 12:53pm
Kennebunk man charged in heroin overdoses - January 13th, 2015 - 4:30pm
Election Results for Arundel and the Kennebunks - November 5th, 2014 - 11:33am
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RSU 21 budget is approved at polls - June 11th, 2014 - 7:43am
$75 Million Renovation Referendum Fails - January 22nd, 2014 - 11:11am
Kennebunk election results - June 13th, 2013 - 11:41am
Things to Do - May 3rd, 2013 - 11:04am

Columns

Cooking on Purpose

Fourth of July tradition: salmon and peas

Salmon and peas have been a pair in New England on the Fourth of July for centuries. The tradition is due to the salmon running just as the fresh peas came up.  This traditional pairing is still very popular today. More...

Business

Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it.  More...

The Home Energy Savings Program

The Home Energy Savings Program, or HESP from Efficiency Maine is providing the most accessible support for homeowners who need to re-insulate their homes,” reports Mark Walker, General Manager of Home Snuggers. More...

Perplexed, bewildered, dazed, or confused about Health Care Reform?

The health insurance marketplace (exchange) will be open from October 1st 2013 – March 31,2014. If you currently have an individual health insurance policy, or are uninsured, this affects you!  More...

Things to Do

Thursday, June 19

Outta the Box thrift store, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Route 1, Kennebunk (across from Wallingford Hall). Clothing, furniture, household, collectibles. Gently used donations accepted. FMI, call 604-5050.  More...

Friday, June 20

Mama Mia’s Pasta and Pizza Dinners, 5 to 7 p.m., Dining Commons, York County Shelter Programs, Shaker Hill Road, Alfred. Menu includes made-from-scratch meat, veggie and clam sauces on pasta, pizza, salad, Italian bread, pies and beverages. More...

Saturday, June 21

Breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., American Legion Post 159, Route 9, Kennebunkport. All-you-can-eat. Menu includes pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, juice and coffee.  Crafters-Artisans Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., downtown Kennebunk. More...

Voters OK new TIF district

ARUNDEL — Residents approved a tax increment finance (TIF) district last Wednesday between Mountain Road and Route 1 where the Arundel Seasonal Cottages resort will be built.  More...

Taxi’s route avoids roadway tie-ups

KENNEBUNK – Hydi Dixon has started a taxi service that allows visitors to circumvent the headache-inducing congestion that clogs roadways in much of southern Maine during the summer months. More...

Community

School district salutes key contributors

KENNEBUNK — As the school year comes to a close, the Regional School Unit 21 board of directors honored select members of the district with awards on Monday evening.  Principal Susan Cressey presented Kennebunk High School Resource Officer More...

Gallery to feature artist’s ‘Without a Map’ in July

During the month of July, “Without a Map,” the works of local painter, papermaker and printmaker Gayle Fitzpatrick will be on display in the Speers Gallery located in Hank’s Room at the Kennebunk Free Library.  More...

Solo show scheduled for The Hive on Saturday, July 12

Rob Duquette, who will be traveling back home from a show at Club Passim in Cambridge, Massachusetts, will perform a solo show 8 p.m. Saturday, July 12 at the Hive in Kennebunk.  More...

People

Garden features self-sustaining system

ARUNDEL – “Permaculture is ultimately a design process,” Julie McLeod said as she plucked a piece of sea kale from her garden and ate it.  More...

Obituaries

Karen Littlefield

Karen Lee Littlefield, 61, a resident of Springvale, died Thursday, June 12, 2014 at her residence after a long illness.  Karen was born July 3, 1952 in Biddeford, the daughter of George F. and Beverly M. More...