November 21, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Committee considers compost question

Town’s recycling, trash bid process may include compost option

KENNEBUNK — The Energy Efficiency Committee wants to bring a composting service to Kennebunk.  That goal has begun to take shape, as the town will soon seek bids to contract trash and recycling services in December, in advance of the curre More...

Trolley Museum to introduce Moonlight Golden Chariot

Seashore Trolley Museum is adding a new feature to its traditional activities during the two weekends of Kennebunk’s Christmas Prelude.  More...

York County Shelter announces turkey drop-off

York County Shelter Programs is seeking frozen turkeys to feed 1,800 families this Thanksgiving. Please drop off frozen 8- to 14-pound turkeys, stuffing, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, pasta and spaghetti sauce Saturday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. More...

Waterhouse Center to host ice skate swap

Need ice skates? Have ice skates no longer in use? The Kennebunk Downtown Committee is sponsoring a Skate Swap on Saturday, Nov. 22.  Bring gently used skates (or feet that need them) to the Waterhouse Center at 51 Main St. More...

First Congregational plans Prelude events

First Congregational Church of Kennebunkport will host its annual Lobster Roll and Chowder Luncheon 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. The lunch will be served in the church’s Ober Hall starting at 11 a.m. and will run until 1:30 p.m. More...

Senior Center to host Christmas concert

The Senior Center at Lower Village announced it will host a Christmas concert with Straight Lace on Sunday, Nov. 30 at The Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport.  More...

Museum to host annual Holiday Tea

Joining the season’s Christmas Prelude activities in the Kennebunks, the Brick Store Museum is offering its 11th annual Holiday Tea on Sunday, Dec. 14, from 3 to 5 p.m. The tea will be held at the 1850 Greek Revival Dr. More...

Library plans book and bake sale with a twist

The next book and bake sale at Kennebunk Free Library will be held in the reference room for three days, Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 4-6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Sierra Club to screen film at First Parish

The Maine Chapter of the Sierra Club will present “Endangered Canyons of Utah” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Kennebunk. Dessert and coffee will be served at 6:30 p.m. More...

Thanksgiving at MSK

Caitlin Whalen, an eighth-grader at Middle School of the Kennebunks, holds placemats created by classmates for the annual community Thanksgiving meal. More...

Moving day

Students from Kennebunk High School’s male alternative education program pose with Fish and Game Club President George Cressey in front of the shed the students built and transported to the Ken More...

New construction manager hits the ground running

PC Construction replaces Consigli Construction after estimate discrepencies were found

KENNEBUNK — The district has officially begun its working with PC Construction Company, which has replaced Consigli Construction.  More...

Superintendent search begins with Internet

KENNEBUNK — The Regional School Unit 21 board of directors has elected to begin its superintendent search with the services of SchoolSpring, an internet-based educator job board.  More...

Graves Libary to host Kennebunkport Bell Ringers

The Kennebunkport Bell Ringers will perform at Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 1 p.m. They will perform their program, “A Garland of Carols,” which is a mix of seasonal favorites.  More...

Parks and recreation offers winter programs

Kennebunkport Parks and Recreation announce details on winter programs. For more information, visit www.kennebunkportme.gov and click on Recreation News.  More...

Library announces featured artist

“A View From My Window,” the acrylics on canvas works of Sandra Regan, will be on display in the Speers Gallery located in Hank’s Room at the Kennebunk Free Library during December.  Regan strives to transmit a feeling of tranq More...

Refreshed logo, colors for gift shop

Hurlbutt Designs announced the rebranding of its organization. It is taking 40 years of experience in the design industry and making it more readily available to the public, online and in the retail store.  More...

Mitten tree needs garment donations

Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library announced it will sponsor a Holiday Mitten Tree. The public is invited to bring new (purchased or handmade) mittens, gloves, scarves and hats to the library to decorate the tree.  More...

Brick Store Museum takes part in Giving Tuesday event

The Brick Store Museum has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners – charities, families, businesses, and individuals – to transform how people think about, ta More...

Pecha Kucha Night returns to River Tree Arts on Nov. 20

Pecha Kucha Night – a series that features short, creative presentations – returns to River Tree Arts on Thursday, Nov. 20 in Lower Village Kennebunk.  More...

‘Girl on the Bridge’

Justice for Mary and the Nonantum Resort hosted a fundraising event for the documentary film, “Girl on the Bridge, The Mary Tanner Story” on Friday, Nov. 7. More...

‘Bucolic beauty’ has been changed forever

To the editor:   Once again I see that Town Manager Tibbetts and his minions at Kennebunk Town Hall are planning on more significant changes to Kennebunk without the benefit of our good citizens to weigh in on the topic and ask us if we think th More...