January 30, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Seashore Trolley Museum dollars roll in

An appeal for donations to the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport has paid off with a $50,000 grant from the Yarmouth-based Davis Family Foundation.  According to the museum’s executive director, Sally Bates, the grant will be used t More...

Kennebunk budget schedule set

Anyone who wants the first word on how Kennebunk’s 2015-2016 spending plan will affect their property tax bills will want to attend the upcoming round of budget meetings.  Selectmen will meet with the budget board in at least three session More...

Senior Center to offer acupuncture discussion

Tom St. Amand, owner and operator of Family Acupuncture Center in Kennebunk, will be at the Senior Center in Lower Village on Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. More...

Input encouraged for May Day Festival

It’s only January, but planning for Kennebunk’s 17th annual May Day Festival has begun.  The event will be held Saturday, May 2 in downtown Kennebunk. More...

Friday Night Movie series begins Jan. 30

First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church’ social justice committee will host “The Greatest Good,” the first film of its spring Friday Night Movie Series at 7 p.m., Jan. More...

Beach to Beacon registration dates set

Beach to Beacon registration is scheduled for March 12-13.   Runners who want to ensure a spot at the starting line for the 18th TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race should mark calendars for March 13.  More...

Trolley protection

Thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Yarmouth-based Davis Family Foundation, the Burton B. More...

Local spa named on of New England’s best

Hidden Pond in Kennebunkport was recognized as one of the Top 12 spa escapes in New England in the January issue of Boston magazine.  Special accolades were given to the resort, located at 354 Goose Rocks Road, as a spa “for the summer cam More...

Home sales up, dollars down in 2014

York County home sales were up dramatically in 2014, versus the previous year, but the median price realized actually fell.  More...

Receive free tax preparation

Starting Tuesday, Feb. More...

Registration open for Care4Kids 5K

On Sunday, April 12, York County Community Action Corporation will host its first YCCAC 5K Care4Kids Run/ Walk at Camp Ellis. Registration can be completed online at www.yccac.org.  The race begins at 9 a.m. More...

DAR schedules February meeting

Rebecca Emery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its next meeting 1 p.m. Saturday Feb. More...

AWS Pet of the Week

Meet Shrek, a 12-year-old American shelter dog. Shrek came to the Animal Welfare Society from a hoarding situation, so not a lot is known about his past. More...

Tax help available at Graves Memorial Public Library

Volunteer tax preparers in the AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free tax filing assistance on individual and joint returns at Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays Feb. 4 through April 15. More...

Senior Center to offer memoir writing class

The Senior Center at Lower Village is holding a six-week memoir writing class beginning Thursday, Feb. 5 from 10:30 a.m. to noon.  More...