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Governor stands for dams - January 19th, 2017 - 12:53pm
Kennebunk man charged in heroin overdoses - January 13th, 2015 - 4:30pm
Election Results for Arundel and the Kennebunks - November 5th, 2014 - 11:33am
Election Results for Arundel and Kennebunks - November 5th, 2014 - 11:24am
RSU 21 budget is approved at polls - June 11th, 2014 - 7:43am
$75 Million Renovation Referendum Fails - January 22nd, 2014 - 11:11am
Kennebunk election results - June 13th, 2013 - 11:41am
Things to Do - May 3rd, 2013 - 11:04am

Columns

Cooking on Purpose

Raspberry treats ripe for Valentine’s Day

For those of you that are sick of snow, I wish I had a recipe for that. What I do have might help, though.  Raspberry and chocolate is a wonderful combination and I included two recipes for you to try. More...

Letters

Utility company and its crews deserve praise

To the editor:   We will all remember the great blizzard of 2015 for years, but we should not forget that a major inconvenience did not turn into a major disaster because of the preventive maintenance by Central Maine Power and its contractors. More...

Town should end beach litigation

To the editor:   An open letter to the Kennebunkport Board of Selectmen.  We are Kennebunkport property owners, nonplaintiffs, who urge our board of selectmen to put an end to the Goose Rocks Beach litigation for these reasons:  More...

Things to Do

Thursday, Feb. 12

Furry Tales Stories and Adventure Hour, 10 to 11 a.m., Animal Welfare Society, Holland Road, West Kennebunk. Preschoolers invited to discover the world of animals with stories, play time, crafts, songs, movement and animal time. More...

Friday, Feb. 13

Outta the Box thrift store, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Route 1, Kennebunk (across from Wallingford Hall). Clothing, furniture, household, collectibles. Gently used donations accepted. FMI, call 604-5050.  More...

Saturday, Feb. 14

Valentine’s Day Community Square Dance, 7 p.m., Atlantic Hall, Cape Porpoise. For singles, couples and families. Sponsored by Church on the Cape. More...

Winterfest 2015

Jason Tardy of Auburn brings the heat to Kennebunk’s annual Winterfest celebration, Saturday, Feb. 7, demonstrating his fire-eating skills outside the Waterhouse Center on Main Street. More...

Town budget up 6.25 percent

KENNEBUNK — After several years of relative stability, Kennebunk’s municipal budget for the upcoming 2015-2016 fiscal year is set to spike 6.25 percent.  In a series of three budget meetings last week, Town Manager Barry Tibbetts bla More...

Community

Arundel names interim town manager

ARUNDEL — If residents of Arundel are overly concerned about who selectmen might hire to be their next town manager, it wasn’t evident Monday night, as only two people showed up for a public hearing on the selection process — and on More...

Land trust to host Great Maine Outdoor events

As part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, Kennebunk Land Trust will host two events. The trust has planned the fourth in a series of Naturalist Walks as well as a snowshoe trek/hike.  More...

Kennebunk Free 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...

Obituaries

John Bourne

John Bourne of Brooklyn died Jan. 9, 2015 at age 90. He was born Nov. 8, 1924 in Kennebunk, son of Harold Hubbard Bourne, JD and Sally Goodwin Bourne. His older sisters were Dorothy Rose Swetland, Marcia Bourne Marr and Sally Mullane.  More...