September 19, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Board puts brakes on renovation project

Discrepancy in school construction costs means question won’t go to voters in November

KENNEBUNK — Due to an $8 million discrepancy in estimated construction costs, the Regional School Unit 21 board of directors reluctantly announced Monday night that it has decided not to present the multi-million dollar renovation project to vo More...

Sierra Club to present ‘Planet Ocean’

“Planet Ocean” will be screened by the Maine Sierra Club at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26 at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Kennebunk.  Dessert will be served at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.  More...

Church plans annual September picnic

South Congregational Church announced its worship hour has returned to 10:30 a.m. with summer coming to a close. Church school program registration and programs for children through grade six are beginning. More...

Frinkelpod Farm to host celebration

On Sunday, Oct. 5, Frinklepod Farm in Arundel will celebrate the autumn harvest with its first-ever Fall Frolic.  From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. there will be a variety of activities for all ages to participate in on the farm. More...

Former intelligence officers plan meeting

The Maine Chapter of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers will hold its first fall meeting on Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. in the Brick Store Program Center, 4 Dane St., Kennebunk.  More...

West K! Series to feature Acadian Aces

The Portland-based group, Sylvain’s Acadian Aces, will bring the raw, energetic, rootsy sounds of the Louisiana bayous and Maine’s old Acadie to West Kennebunk to open the fall season of the concerts in the West K! series.  More...

Exhibit to feature acrylic artist

During the months of September and October the acrylic paintings of Shannon Smullen will be on display in the Speers Gallery located in Hank’s Room at Kennebunk Free Library.  More...

Land trust celebration is Wednesday, Sept. 24

In appreciation of supporters, the board of directors of Kennebunk Land Trust will host a reception to celebrate the trust’s accomplishments.  Please join them 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Brick Store Museum Program Center.  More...

Artists’ Studio Tour set for Sept. 20

River Tree Arts will host its first Artists’ Studio Tour fall fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.  More...

Atria schedules activities

Nancy Viehmann, head volunteer coordinator from the Wells Reserve, will give a presentation 2 p.m. Monday Sept. More...

remembering 9/11

Students, teachers, first responders and veterans stand at attention as the school band plays the “Star-Spangled Banner” on Thursday morning, Sept. 11. More...

Mildred L. Day remembers

Fifth-grade students in Ken Daggett’s class wash an ambulance on Thursday morning and, later, washed the Parks and Recreation school bus as a way to commemorate the anniversary of Sept. 11. More...

Library to close while carpet installed

Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library in Kennebunkport announced it will close while new carpeting is installed on Monday, Sept. 29 and Tuesday, Sept. 30.  The library will reopen Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. More...

Christ Church schedules fall sale

The annual Fall Rummage Sale at Christ Church, 6 Dane St. in Kennebunk, will take place Saturday, Oct. More...

Annual Punkinfiddle scheduled for Sept. 27

The 12th annual Punkinfiddle festival will be held rain or shine at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. More...

Legos Club returns to library

The Kennebunk Free Library Legos Club returns to its monthly schedule 4 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 30. Children in kindergarten and older are encouraged to preregister for the program, as space is limited. More...

Arundel Heritage Day is Saturday

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...

September is Library Card Sign-up Month

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month. During this month, Louis T. More...

Police to host citizen academy

Want to learn more about your police department? Kennebunk Police Department will host a free 12-week Citizen Police Academy beginning Thursday, Oct. 2.   The academy continues through Thursday, Dec. 18. More...

Pumpkin Patch back at Trolley Museum

Seashore Trolley Museum’s 16th annual Pumpkin Patch Trolley, on the last two weekends of September, will have activities for children, adults and foodies.  Rain or shine, on Sept. 20-21 and Sept. 27-28 - from 10 a.m. More...

Young Makers Club meets at library

Kennebunk Free Library will host the new drop-in Young Makers Club. More...