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Governor stands for dams - January 19th, 2017 - 11:53am
Kennebunk man charged in heroin overdoses - January 13th, 2015 - 3:30pm
Election Results for Arundel and the Kennebunks - November 5th, 2014 - 10:33am
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RSU 21 budget is approved at polls - June 11th, 2014 - 6:43am
$75 Million Renovation Referendum Fails - January 22nd, 2014 - 10:11am
Kennebunk election results - June 13th, 2013 - 10:41am
Things to Do - May 3rd, 2013 - 10:04am

Columns

Cooking on Purpose

The time is ripe for apple picking

Now that fall is here, with cooler weather, it makes us all think of apples. They are plentiful this year and just ripe for picking.  We usually think of apples related to dessert-type recipes, but nothing could be further from the truth.  More...

People

Mast Cove owner announces retirement

Started on a whim, the gallery has been a Kennebunkport institution for 35 years

KENNEBUNKPORT — After maintaining one of the most successful art galleries in Maine for the past 35 years, Jean Briggs, proprietor of Mast Cove Galleries, is retiring.  Briggs announced the transition in a newsletter last week.  More...

Letters

Candidate would be ‘excellent choice’

To the editor:   The future of Maine depends on its ability to provide a quality education to every student in the state at all levels.  More...

Library appreciates summer support

To the editor:   Thank you from the Kennebunk Free Library.  Summer at the Kennebunk Free Library is always a fun-filled, busy time of year, filled with special programs for children, teens and adults.  More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Sept. 11

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, Sept. 12

Artmaking in a Private Space, 5 to 7 p.m., River Tree Arts, 35 Western Ave., Kennebunk. Exhibit features artists participating in the Artists’ Studio Tour and will open with a reception in the Irvine Gallery. FMI, call 967- 9120.  More...

Saturday, Sept. 13

Giant Book Sale, Graves Library, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 18 Maine St., Kennebunkport. Featured genres will be cookbooks, travel books, history, gardening, hobby, craft, how-to, children’s, sports, art, movies and more. More...

Compost issue going to Maine court

ARUNDEL — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in the appealed case of Town of Arundel v. Dubois Livestock, Inc. on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Workshop to address zoning confusion

KENNEBUNK — Riding on the coattails of confusion over contract zones following an unsuccessful proposal to build a boutique hotel in Lower Village, the planning board is planning to hold a workshop for residents.   More...

Community

Schools focus on literacy, community

Mildred L. Day School, Consolidated plan to ‘celebrate’ literacy throughout the curriculum

Last in a series.   Now in their first full week of school, students in two of Regional School Unit 21’s elementary schools, Mildred L. More...

Arundel Historical Society plans Heritage Day on Sept. 20

The Arundel Historical Society will host its second annual Heritage Day on Saturday, Sept. 20. It will be held at its North Chapel Common Project at the corner of Alfred Road (Route 111) and Limerick Road in Arundel from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  More...

Larks Meeting to feature ‘Harry and Maude ...’ author

Local author, David Morse, will be the guest speaker at the next Larks Meeting to read from his new book, “Harry and Maude Take It On,” 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept .13 at Graves Memorial Library in Kennebunkport.  More...

Obituaries

Pauline Lush

Pauline Elizabeth Lush, 97, of Penny Lane, died Aug, 31, 2014 at Seal Rock Healthcare in Saco. She was born in Cape Porpoise on Dec, 31, 1916, the daughter of George Edward and Frances Edith (Hutchins) Emmons. More...

Sallie Turner

Sallie Anne (Jones) Turner 78, a resident of Orrin’s Way Kennebunk, formerly of North Kingston, Rhode Island, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford after a brief illness.  She was born in Arundel on Feb. More...