February 6, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Town accepts fuel fund donations

At its Jan. 13 meeting, the Kennebunk Board of Selectmen accepted more than $3,200 in donations to the town’s fuel fund, administered though the General Assistance office.  More...

Fire chief selected as chairman of Maine EMS

Kennebunk Fire Chief Jeffrey Rowe has been elected chairman of the board of emergency medical services for the Department of Public Safety, Maine EMS.  Like all members of the EMS board, Rowe was appointed by the governor to serve a three-year t More...

Code office: Alleged ‘junkyard’ cleaned as of Jan. 6

The Kennebunk Board of Selectmen has reached an accord with the Carruth family, owners of a 0.86-acre house lot at 31 Intervale Road, on a longstanding battle over the general unsightliness of their lawn area.  More...

Superintendent’s salary is set

The RSU 21 Board of Education voted unanimously at its Jan. 26 meeting to elevate Assistant Superintendent Kathryn “Katie” Hawes to the superintendent’s position, starting July 1.  More...

Beach permit fees unchanged for 2015

The Kennebunk Board of Selectmen has decided to leave the fees charged for beach parking permits unchanged for 2015.  More...

Board ponders committee conundrum

The Jan. 1 resignation of Sue Speers from Kennebunk’s Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee prompted concern from selectmen at their Jan. More...

Library plans February events

Kennebunk Library will host its mini golf night fundraiser Feb. 28 and March 1.  An 18-hole golf course will be set up throughout the library along with twists and turns and obstacles to make playing more exciting.   More...

Center to host acupuncture seminar

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...

Storms delay public meetings

Winter storm Juno, which struck southern Maine Jan. 27-28, dumping some 2 feet of the white and fluffy, played havoc with local meeting schedules. And in that regard, subsequent storms on Jan. 30-31 and Feb. More...

Forfeiture funds accepted by board of selectmen

The Kennebunk Board of Selectmen has accepted $1,180 awarded by York County Superior Court to the town’s police department for its role in the June 17 arrest of Reginald Gilbert Sr. of Biddeford.  More...

Endowment opportunity available to citizens online

Kennebunk Town Manager Barry Tibbetts has added a new section to the town website (www.kennebunkmaine.us) designed to accept donations to the town’s many endowment funds.  More...

School district approves more ads

A wider array of advertising will be allowed in RSU 21 following a Jan. 26 unanimous vote of the board of education. More...

Selectmen support senior housing bill

The Kennebunk Board of Selectmen voted unanimously at its most recent meeting to support the “KeepME Home” initiative for affordable senior housing.  More...

Bus barn ownership transferred

The Kennebunk Board of Selectmen, at its Jan. 13 meeting, transferred ownership of the RSU 21 bus barn on Route 1 from the town to the school district. More...

County Republicans schedule meeting

York County Republicans will hold their monthly meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the York County Court House, 45 Kennebunk Road, Alfred.  More...

Free tax preparation help is offered

Beginning Feb. 3, York County Community Action will provide free tax preparation in Sanford and Biddeford to eligible families and individuals.  More...