Category Archives: Families

Short days, long nights and a last chance for the leaves

(Photo - Rachel Hinman)

KENNEBUNK – The election’s over, Monday is Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving is around the corner, and before you know it, the first significant snow of the year will stick around. So here’s a bit of advice from the king of the procrastinators. Pick up the last of the leaves. Rather than head out to the garage […]

Shakespeare by the sea

MaineStage adds Kennebunkport shows to summer schedule By Alex Acquisto Staff Writer – Kennebunk Post   KENNEBUNK — MaineStage Shakespeare will return for a third consecutive summer, with the added perk of expanding performances to Kennebunkport, in addition to Kennebunk. The theater company, whose cast includes 12 actors, one resident stage manager, one director and […]

What a week for Maine’s high school students

BANGOR – Many of Maine’s high school academic heavyweights traveled to competitions this week highlighting their mastery of poetry, drama and science. On Wednesday, March 20, the Maine Arts Commission held their annual Poetry Out Loud competition and special guest, Presidential Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco announced this year’s winner is Dyer Rhoads of Waynflete School. Rhoads was […]

‘The video was Liv … completely’

SACO – Like many in the community, Brandon Aull was in a state a shock when he heard that 18-year-old Alivia Welch and 19-year-old Derrick Thompson were killed in their Sokokis Road apartment in Biddeford. “I was headed to Portland to visit some friends and it really didn’t sink in until I came home,” he […]

LePage takes aim at Maine’s public school systems

AUGUSTA – Maine Gov. Paul LePage, in his second state of the state address, continued to target the Maine public education system.  His speech to the legislature, and the state, lasted more than an hour, but one of the most memorable moments came when he suggested it was time for the state to start rating […]