April 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Hotel planned near I-95 South exit

Group of local investors announce April 15 groundbreaking for a Hampton Inn

KENNEBUNK — With permits in hand, investors are not wasting time letting the grass grow under their feet before starting work on a new hotel in Kennebunk. In fact, they’re barely even giving the grass a chance to get green. More...

Timberdoodles’ return a sign of spring

In early spring, just before dawn or just after sunset, if in an landscape of field and young forest, listen for the sounds of the American woodcock. More...

Teacher sings to fund Boston Marathon run

KENNEBUNKPORT – A fifth-grade teacher at C. K. Burns School in Saco is running her fifth Boston Marathon this year and has come up with a creative way to raise $15,000 for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute – an online singing challenge. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

The Post accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please email your listing to editor@kennebunkpost.com and indicate the date of your event in the reference line. More...

Life in the finish lane

Top female finisher Erika McCaffrey of Cape Porpoise crosses the finish line second overall with a time of 37 minutes, 57 seconds in Sunday’s Kennebunkport 5 Miler. More...

No painless option for dam issue

KENNEBUNK — Here’s the lesson from the last year or so in Kennebunk – if you really want to pack a meeting hall, advertise that it will be about the Mousam River dams. More...

Letters

Remove dams and return Mousam River to natural state

To the editor:   More...

Mousam River activists should reach out to potential allies

To the editor: After reading and re-reading the Wright-Pierce Report, we firmly believe that all three dams on the Mousam should be retained, keeping these town treasures intact, and that we also take the additional necessary green power steps to ma More...

Obituaries

Thomas McGann

Thomas Valentine (Val) McGann, of Kennebunkport, and Naples, Florida, died in Beverly, Massachusetts, after a long illness on March 26, 2016. He was born in Creagh, Ballinasloe, County Galway, Ireland, the son of the late Tom and Tessie McGann.  More...

Ellis Travis

Ellis C. Travis of Kennebunk and Steuben, Maine, formerly of Newcastle, passed away on March 30, 2016 at Bradford on the Common in Kennebunk. He was 101 years old.  More...