The Jersey Journal
Weekend getaways: A tale of two cities in Maine
Maine isn't so much a state, as a state of mind. And while much of this gorgeous chunk of New England is wild and wooly - not to mention remote -- the south coast is close enough to deliver two very different experiences in a long weekend.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Who really took more vacation days: Bush or Obama?
A: Yes. Before his two-week trip to Martha's Vineyard in August, Obama's count was 125 full or partial days and Bush's total at the same point in his presidency was 407.
Bangor Daily News
"Sex At The DiscoUnderground Club Scene 1970-1980" by Veretta
Opening September 12, and running through September 28, The Kymara Gallery at Geno's Rock Club, presents Sex At The DiscoUnderground Club Scene, 1970-1980" - photography by Veretta Cobler, NYC-based fashion fine art photographer and author.
Bridge between Kennebunk and Kennebunkport due for replacement
During a first meeting Tuesday, members of the Mathew J. Lanigan Bridge Advisory Committee struggled with a lack of information on the project thus far and began sharing thoughts and concerns regarding the project and the impact it could have.
Coast Guard reverses foghorn decision
U.S. Coast Guard officials announced at a press conference Tuesday afternoon that the traditional foghorn would be restored to Goat Island as soon as replacement parts are found.
Author details polio battle
Noted historian David M. Oshinsky addressed a gathering of supporters of Kennebunkport's Louis T. Graves Memorial Library at the Kennebunk River Club Casino last Friday evening.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Where the locals go: Stripers Waterside Restaurant
In my first ever "Where the locals go" column of this summer I explained at length that through years of working in the Kennebunkport area I am asked constantly "Where do the locals go?" and I still hold to my answer that I gave in my first column: We go home.
Bangor Daily News
Rockland council hires firm to help them search for new manager
The council voted 3-1 to hire Dacri & Associates of Kennebunkport for $17,000. Councilor Louise MacLellan-Ruf voted against the action while Councilor Elizabeth Dickerson was absent.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Tuesday Evening headlines from WMTW News 8
AND, I'M STEVE MINICH. RUMFORD POLICE ARE IDENTIFYING THE PERSON KILLED AT THE "NEWPAGE PAPER MILL" AS BRANT MUNSTER OF NEWPORT.
Business owners call for town planner's ouster
Several prominent and frustrated Arundel business owners attended the board of selectmen meeting Monday evening in an effort to have Town Planner Tad Redway removed from his position.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Burlington Times News
Relaxation deficit disorder
Millions of Americans left their respective towns and took vacations this summer.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
New York Daily News
President Obama has spent less time on vacation than predecessors
President Obama, seen this week at the wheel of a golf cart in Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, has been criticized for spending time away from the White House.
Bangor Daily News
Cold politics: Bush, Collins, King, Pingree, Michaud and more take on #IceBucketChallenge
We've already shown you Stephen King taking on the Ice Bucket Challenge and Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry getting soaked after the band's Bangor show this week.
Speakeasy rolls into town tonight
Courtesy photo One of the streetcars will be a Speakeasy cocktail lounge during the Seashore Trolley Museum's first-ever "Seashore Trolley Speakeasy."
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Coast Star staff takes ALS ice bucket challenge
The York County Coast Star staff got all wet for a good cause Thursday, completing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge outside the Star offices on Main Street.
Christian Science Monitor
George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge. Will Obama be next?
In this image from video posted on Facebook, former President George W. Bush reacts after participating in the ice bucket challenge with the help of his wife, Laura Bush, in Kennebunkport, Maine.
Revamped Kennebunkport Lodge Geared To Families
In summer, families visit and revisit Kennebunkport, Maine, to savor local traditions - cycling to the beach, dining on lobster rolls at sunset, and canoeing on the Kennebunk River.
Former Punjab Chief Minister, Capt. Amrinder Singh and party...
John and Diane Foley talk to reporters after speaking with U.S. President Barack Obama.
Where am I?
Each week this summer, the Coast Star will feature an object or location somewhere from Ogunquit to Arundel.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Habitat housing plans get Bush support
Former President George H. W. Bush, who served a Navy pilot in World War II, has helped to publicize the program in which a veteran will get a new house on Beachwood Drive in Kennebunkport.