August 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Neighbors

AWS’s Woofstock features dogs, cats, activities

Join the Animal Welfare Society for its first Woofstock Featuring the Funky Felines, a free dog friendly festival for the family. The event will be held rain or shine 11 a. m. to 3 p. m. Saturday, Aug. 18 at AWS on Holland Road in West Kennebunk. More...

Birthdays

Aug. 17: Happy birthday Michelle Waterhouse from GMACC. Aug. 18: Happy birthday Valerie Cole from GMACC. Aug. 19: Happy birthday Abbygale Day from GMACC.   More...

Summer Band Blast 3 is Aug. 19 at Waterhouse Center

The Waterhouse Center at 51 Main St. in Kennebunk will rock once again on the afternoon of Sunday, Aug. 19, when Summer Band Blast 3 kicks off at 5 p.m.  More...

Editorial

End of summer at the library: Mysteries, muffins and more

A few days ago I decided to make an escape from the oppressive heat by enjoying a good book in the air conditioned comfort of Libby Library’s Stress Free Zone. More...

Did You Hear?

Did you hear?  The Educational Bureau of Ocean Park held its second annual Kids Beach Olympics summer camp last week as part of a series of youth activity based camps held throughout the summer.  More...

City wants to make charter gender neutral

SACO – The city council is proposing an amendment to the city charter that would change its language from masculine to gender neutral. The charter reads with he/ his pronouns, and if the amendment were to pass, wording would shift to they/them. More...

Team takes tour of Saco River

SACO – “Let’s get out there and have a good time,” said Bernie Saulnier, addressing the 20 people on the Island Prince, the boat that would take them up the Saco River from Camp Ellis to the east side of Saco Island, the futur More...

News

Balloon ban in the air for Kennebunk

KENNEBUNK — An ordinance designed to ban the use of helium-filled balloons in Kennebunk is floating its way through town hall, on the first leg of its journey to voters.  The author of the ban, Kennebunk High School senior Willy Jones, met More...

Community News

Yard sale to benefit library

Friends of Libby Library will hold a yard sale 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 17 and at the Book Shed beside Libby Library, 72 Staples St. in Old Orchard Beach.  More...

History topic of lectures

Biddeford Historical Society and Biddeford Pool Historical Society are co-hosting a weekend of events illuminating life in the 17th century colonial Province of Maine. Events are free, but donations are accepted/  More...

Engine holds film institute

The 2018 Student Film Institute is an intensive immersion into filmmaking for youth ages 13 to 19 interested in the various aspects of the industry from directing to editing to production. More...

Letters

Senator has strong sense of community

As a young adult growing up in a tight-knit, small town on the coast of Maine, a sense of community means everything to me and my way of life. That’s why I’ll be voting for Sen.  More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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