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RSU 21 candidates talk key issues  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — Candidates running for four open seats on the RSU 21 Board of Directors fielded questions at a candidates' forum held at Kennebunk ...



Memorial Day parades and ceremonies scheduled  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Residents in York County's cities and its small towns will mark Memorial Day on with parades and ceremonies to honor veterans who died ...



These are the best public high schools in Maine, report says  WMTW Portland

New rankings released on Tuesday are highlighting the top public high schools in Maine. U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of high ...



Racist intimidation, cover-up alleged at Kennebunk High  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK, Maine — A former Kennebunk High School teacher says she felt fearful for her family's safety after a student threatened to burn her house down, ...



Racist incident at Kennebunk school grows into wider conflict  Press Herald

Rosa Slack, who left a teaching job at Kennebunk High School last year after experiencing troubling incidents and a muted response to them by the district, has ...



Kennebunkport student to attend Merchant Marine Academy  Seacoastonline.com

PORTLAND — Morgan E. Sharp, of Kennebunkport, has accepted an offer to attend the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York.



Kennebunk superintendent defends response to racist incidents in schools  Press Herald

But a school board member and the former high school teacher's attorney question the accuracy of the administrator's post. By Noel K. GallagherStaff Writer.



Kennebunk High School honor roll  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — Administrators at Kennebunk High School have announced top academic performers achieving distinction on the school's honor roll for the ...



Former teacher accuses Maine high school of covering up racist incidents  Bangor Daily News

A former Kennebunk High School teacher said she felt fearful for her family's safety after a student threatened to burn her house down, was intimidated by ...



RSU 21 to launch 'independent investigation' into claims of racism  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

KENNEBUNK, Maine — School officials for RSU 21 announced they will be launching an “independent investigation” into claims of racism at Kennebunk High ...



More than 200 turn out for meeting on racism complaint in Kennebunk schools  Press Herald

KENNEBUNK — More than 200 people attended a Regional School Unit 21 board meeting Monday night about the district's handling of racist incidents that led ...



RSU 21 extends Kennebunk High principal's contract  Biddeford Journal Tribune

The Regional School Unit 21 School Board voted Jan. 28 to extend Kennebunk High School Principal Sue Cressey's contract by one year. Cressey, who is ...



This and that and spring has sprung - News - seacoastonline.com - Portsmouth, NH  Seacoastonline.com

A bark woke me up out of a deep sleep last night.At first, I looked around the room at our pups sleeping peacefully in their beds. Neither was awake or barking or ...



'A complete failure in leadership': Community members blast district officials over racism in schools  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — A handful of community members earlier this week continued the call for transparency and accountability from the Regional School Unit ...



Kennebunk schools to hire investigator to look into claims of racism  Bangor Daily News

The school board chairwoman said the district needs someone in a 'more neutral capacity' to help determine what the problems are and how to solve them.



Hundreds turn out for meeting after racist incidents at Maine high school  Bangor Daily News

School board members at RSU 21 in Kennebunk agreed Monday night to take steps toward launching an internal investigation into the district's response to ...



Racial threats at Kennebunk High called 'incredibly upsetting'  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK, Maine — Community members say they find a complaint of racism at Kennebunk High School filed by a former teacher with the Maine Human ...



Kennebunk community mobilizes in wake of racism claims  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — In the days following the revelation of racist events that a black teacher said drove her and at least one family of color out of town, community ...



A group of Kennebunk High School teachers are sticking by their coworker: Jill LaMontagne.  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Despite accusations of sexual abuse and an ongoing trial, a group of Kennebunk High School teachers are sticking by their coworker: Jill LaMontagne.



Boyd Swenson Memorial Golf Tournament on June 29  Seacoastonline.com

The Boyd Swenson Memorial Golf Tournament will take place Saturday, June 29, at Dutch Elm Golf Course. The tourney is a 4-person scramble format with a ...



Kennebunk High graduate accomplishes goal of finishing Boston Marathon  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BOSTON, Mass. — April 15, 2019 is going to be a day that Melissa Rousselle is never going to forget as she realized her dream of completing her first Boston ...



Kennebunk teacher acquitted of sex charges with student speaks out  Press Herald

Former Kennebunk High School teacher Jill Lamontagne, acquitted in July by a jury on sex charges involving a student, talked about her life and what may be ...



Leo Martin remembered as educational leader - News - seacoastonline.com - Portsmouth, NH  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNKPORT — Former Maine Commissioner of Education and longtime local superintendent Leo G. Martin is being remembered for his tireless devotion ...



Kennebunk stays hot, knocks out Lincoln Academy in A South girls' matchup  Bangor Daily News

The Rams outscored the Eagles 53-33 Monday night at the Portland Exposition Building.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the ...



Teen testifies on relationship with Kennebunk teacher  Foster's Daily Democrat

ALFRED, Maine — A former Kennebunk High School student testified in court on Monday that he fell in love with a teacher who offered to help him academically, ...



Former Kennebunk teacher takes the stand to defend herself against sexual assault charges  Press Herald

Jill Lamontagne says the former student was troubled and that her concern for his safety was behind calls she made to him in May 2017. By tammy wellsjournal ...



Veteran educator to be nominated as assistant principal at Kennebunk High  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — A veteran educator will be nominated to become the new assistant principal at Kennebunk High School. The nomination of William Putnam, ...



Ex-Kennebunk teacher found not guilty of sex assault  Foster's Daily Democrat

ALFRED — Former Kennebunk High School teacher Jill Lamontagne said she chose to take the stand in her own defense "because I was hoping the truth would ...



'Into the Woods' student musical arrives in Kennebunk  Biddeford Journal Tribune

'Into The Woods' opens Friday, March 22 at the Kennebunk High School Performing Arts Center at 89 Fletcher St. and showings are scheduled for two ...



Kennebunk High grads set out on new journey by acknowledging beloved teacher  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — Riding a roller coaster of emotions, the Kennebunk High School Class of 2018 embarked upon the next chapter of their lives following the ...



'Into the Woods' is a unified effort  Biddeford Journal Tribune

“Theater is for everyone.” It was with this ideal that Kennebunk High School Drama Teacher and Director Marianne Pillsbury approached the spring production ...



Ex-Kennebunk teacher found not guilty of sexual assault  Bangor Daily News

ALFRED, Maine — Former Kennebunk High School teacher Jill Lamontagne has been found not guilty on 14 counts alleging she sexually assaulted a then ...



Kennebunk High School theater manager resigns after social media investigation, but now wants to stay  Press Herald

Michael Herman set up a fake Facebook account so he could join community discussion groups that were talking about the school's theater program. By Gillian ...



Alleged victim testifies in former Kennebunk High teacher's sex trial  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ALFRED — The alleged victim in the sex trial of former Kennebunk High School teacher Jill Lamontagne testified Monday that their relationship began when she ...



Kennebunk standouts headed to the next level  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — It was a special day at Kennebunk High School on Friday as three seniors signed their National Letters of Intent to play sports at the next level.



Judge rules again that district must pay for students to attend out-of-town middle school  Bangor Daily News

RSU 21 Superintendent Katie Hawes said Wednesday that the latest ruling was not unexpected, and the district will continue to pursue its appeal.. Maine news ...



Acquitted Kennebunk teacher finding feet after trial  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

More than a month after her trial, acquitting her of 14 counts of sexual assault was complete, former Kennebunk High School teacher, Jill Lamontagne is back at ...



Kennebunk voters to consider partial ban on balloons  Bangor Daily News

The ordinance would prohibit the outdoor release and the outdoor display of all types of balloons, but would not prevent the sale of balloons in town, or use ...



Football Preview: Kennebunk defense ready to step up in 2018  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — The Kennebunk High School football team brings back plenty of firepower on the offensive side of the ball, but as the old saying goes “defense ...



Kennebunk High School graduate plans future of giving back  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — Kennebunk High School senior Sydney Waitt is planning a future helping others. The 18-year-old, who will graduate Sunday, is planning to ...



Arundel students may attend school in Saco, court says  Press Herald

SACO — Regional School Unit 21 is required to pay for Arundel students who choose to attend Thornton Academy Middle School in Saco, according to a ...



Students seek solar, wind, tidal energies to power a Maine island  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Students from a Maine high school and university are joining forces to research what it will take for an entire island to go off the power grid, and the timing is ...



Kennebunk teacher exchanged 94 texts with student, computer expert says  Lewiston Sun Journal

LFRED — A forensic computer expert testified Tuesday that former Kennebunk High School teacher Jill Lamontagne and the male student she is accused of ...



Rams capture Sullivan Duals title  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK — The Kennebunk wrestling team captured the 2018 Sullivan Duals championship with an impressive performance on Saturday at York High School.



'I couldn't move': Former teacher acquitted of sexual assault opens up about accusations  Bangor Daily News

I never even had a speeding ticket. I was scared.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.



RSU 21 launches 'investigation' into claims of racism  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

The detailed statement released Thursday by the school board say they plan to investigate claims of racism at Kennebunk High School made to Portland Press ...



Undefeated Greely wins again to set up a third straight Class A South girls' final against Brunswick  Bangor Daily News

The win was Greely's 20th on the season.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.



RSU 21 will appeal Thornton Academy Middle School court decision  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ARUNDEL — Regional School Unit 21 will appeal the decision of the Maine Superior Court that Arundel middle school students have the right to attend private ...



Leal takes over Kennebunk basketball program  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — There is going to be a new face on the bench for the Kennebunk High School boys basketball team next season. Last week, the school district ...



Teacher acquitted of sex assault shares toll on family  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — When Jill Lamontagne learned last June she was being accused of sexually assaulting a Kennebunk High School student, she felt her life ...



Kennebunk native succumbs to cancer - News - seacoastonline.com - Portsmouth, NH  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — A three and a half year struggle that was sometimes hopeful and too often painful and arduous came to an end last week.Kennebunk High ...



Community members, students press school board for action  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — A handful of community members earlier this week continued the call for transparency and accountability from the RSU 21 board of directors ...



Longtime Kennebunk High School teacher dies unexpectedly  WMTW Portland

Counselors will be at Kennebunk High School on Tuesday as students and staff mourn a longtime teacher. John Daley died suddenly on Sunday in New ...



Rams take home Bob Walker Duals title  Biddeford Journal Tribune

The Kennebunk High School wrestling team captured the Bob Walker Duals championship last weekend with an impressive 5-0 record at their home tournament ...



Mitchell says he'd be a 'no' on Kavanaugh  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

KENNEBUNK (NEWS CENTER Maine) --. While Senator Collins is not saying how she'll vote on Judge Kavanaugh just yet, one former Maine senator has been ...



Former Kennebunk teacher wants texts excluded in sex abuse trial  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

ALFRED (NEWS CENTER Maine) — A former Kennebunk High School teacher facing several charges in connection with a sexual assault case of a student is ...



Andy Young: Troubling dreams, both bizarre and plausible  Biddeford Journal Tribune

I had hurled two scoreless innings in relief, and the lead was 7-2 when Mets' skipper Gil Hodges pulled me after the eighth inning. He reasoned the Chicago ...



Four-time honorees headline 43rd BDN All-Maine Schoolgirl Basketball Team  Bangor Daily News

Miss Maine Basketball Anna DeWolfe of Greely High School and Maine Gatorade Player of the Year Mackenzie Holmes of Gorham High School headline the ...



Hundreds of Maine students leave schools to rally over climate change  Bangor Daily News

Hundreds of students of all ages assembled in midday rallies around Maine Friday as part of a worldwide rally to draw attention to climate change. “This is our ...



High school's pride flag moved inside after transgender student's request  WMTW Portland

Transgender student did not want to attract media attention, officials say.



Higher education reform can help Maine retain its youth  The Maine Wire

In 2009, I graduated from high school and left for college. I planned to spend four years away and return better educated to live and work in my home state, but ...



Kennebunk teacher accused of having relationship with student indicted on 14 counts  Press Herald

The lawyer for Jill Lamontagne, 29, a former health teacher at Kennebunk High School, says the male student fabricated the story that the two were having a ...



Ex-Kennebunk teacher charged in sex assault appears in court  Seacoastonline.com

ALFRED, Maine — Jill Lamontagne, the former Kennebunk High School teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student, appeared in York Superior Court ...



Local student serves in Senate Youth Program  The County

Jay Philbrick, a student at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics, recently served as a delegate in the U.S. Senate Youth Program, and met recently with ...



Movers and Shakers: KHS, KCT partnership provides possibilities for students  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNKPORT — Kennebunk High School's (KHS) Alternative Education program has gone through many formats since Ed Sharood joined as a teacher ...



Former Kennebunk teacher, Jill Lamontagne, in court charged with having sex with 17-yr-old student  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

The 29-year-old teacher appears in Superior Court in Alfred Monday in connection with a sexual assault case of a then 17-year-old student.



Rams take down rival Spartans  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — The Kennebunk High School boys soccer team picked up a 3-1 win over visiting Sanford on Thursday night. It took three minutes for the Rams ...



National Signing Day at Kennebunk, Thornton Academy  Biddeford Journal Tribune

The first day of the NCAA signing period was Wednesday, November 14 and athletes from Kennebunk High School and Thornton Academy made their college ...



Kennebunk teachers 'very happy' about $42.8M high school renovation  Bangor Daily News

An open house will be scheduled this fall so community members can tour the new addition.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from ...



Banner salute for SAVE Club  Mainely Media

KENNEBUNK – A flag designed by a student-led group at Kennebunk High School is receiving recognition from a national organization for its creative approach ...



Kennebunk High School  Press Herald

Kennebunk High School held its graduation ceremony on June 14 at the school. The following students rose to the top 10 percent in the class of 2015.



Hurricane Restaurant in Kennebunkport changes hands - Entertainment & Life - seacoastonline.com - Portsmouth, NH  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — Luanne MacDonald has announced the sale of the Hurricane Restaurant after 27 years of ownership. The new owner is Maine ...



Kennebunk teacher acquitted of sex charges with student ponders her next career move  Lewiston Sun Journal

KENNEBUNK — When a jury acquitted Jill Lamontagne in July of sex-related charges involving a 17-year-old student at Kennebunk High School, the former ...



Court upholds ruling to allow Arundel students to attend TAMS  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ARUNDEL – A York County judge has upheld an October ruling that Regional School Unit 21 is required to pay for Arundel students who choose to attend ...



Next phase of $42.8M high school renovation project due to open soon  Bangor Daily News

That's what we've wanted for years,” the principal said.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.



'These kids depend on us': SRO's making connections in RSU 21 schools  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — The police cruisers parked in front of each of the six RSU 21 schools every day are one visible tool in improving school safety, but the six ...



School theater director who resigned over fake Facebook profiles wants to keep job  Bangor Daily News

Kennebunk High School theater director Michael Herman had submitted his resignation effective March 30 after creating two fake Facebook profiles. But he says ...



RSU 21 Board candidates meet the public  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK —Candidates running for four open seats on the RSU 21 Board of Directors fielded questions at a candidates' forum held at Kennebunk ...



Our first and best defense: New SROs appointed to KES, Sea Road School  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — When students and staff return to Kennebunk Elementary School and Sea Road School in the fall, there will be two new, but familiar faces ...



Mark DeMauro  Mainely Media

It is with profound sadness that we announce the unexpected death of Mark R. DeMauro, of Wells, on Friday, April 5, 2019. Mark was born in New Britain, ...



Kennebunk theater group shutting down after loss of operations director  Press Herald

The director of operations of MaineStage Shakespeare left his job at Kennebunk High School because of a social media controversy. By Gillian GrahamStaff ...



Kennebunk teacher accused of sex with student is placed on leave  Press Herald

Jill Lamontagne, a health teacher at the high school, allegedly had sexual contact with a 17-year-old student 'numerous times.' By Matt ByrneStaff Writer.



5 Things to know Tuesday: Today Show in Maine, speeding fines lowered, Kennebunk teacher in court.  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

NEWS CENTER Maine can help you get your day started right with a quick look at the stories making headlines across the state and the nation.



Kennebunk high school student with rare disease dies, remembered for 'courage in the face of adversity'  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — Jacob Gould, a member of the Kennebunk High School Class of 2016, died at his home in Lower Village Monday, with his family and ...



Kennebunkport teenager testifies opposing Brett Kavanaugh's nomination  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

A teenager from Kennebunkport will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee in opposition to Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.



Jury selection, motion hearing set for former Kennebunk teacher's sex trial  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ALFRED — Former Kennebunk High School health teacher Jill Lamontagne appeared in court Monday on a motion hearing about whether photos of text ...



Ex-teacher's lawyer says sex assault allegations are student 'fantasies'  Bangor Daily News

The attorney for a former Kennebunk High School teacher charged with the sexual assault of a 17-year-old male student said of the allegations, “None of this is ...



KHS construction on schedule - News - seacoastonline.com - Portsmouth, NH  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — As the first phase of the renovation project at Kennebunk High School nears completion, Principal Sue Cressey's list of favorite things gets ...



Maine teacher accused of sex assault of student wants texts kept out of trial  Bangor Daily News

ALFRED, Maine — The attorney for Jill Lamontagne, the former Kennebunk High School teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student, is asking the judge to ...



2018: York County's Year in Review  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — It's true that sometimes one must look back to be able to completely understand things that lie ahead in the future. With that in mind, here's a ...



Applications for Altrusa International of Greater Biddeford-Saco ME Scholarship now available  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Applications are now available for the annual Altrusa International of Greater Biddeford-Saco, ME Scholarship. The scholarship is to be awarded to a 2019 ...



Former teacher facing sex charges wants texts excluded at trial  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ALFRED — A former teacher charged with 14 counts of sexual misconduct involving a student during her tenure at Kennebunk High School is asking a judge to ...



Trial of ex-teacher accused of sexually assaulting student scheduled for July  Bangor Daily News

My client maintains her innocence ... She's saying 'I didn't do this' and wants to prove it.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the ...



'The event of the year': KHS theater to open with red carpet gala  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — Kennebunk High School's new Theater Director Michael Herman has a lot on his plate this fall, but he couldn't be more enthusiastic about all of ...



Kennebunk High School's revised renovation plans come into focus as November vote looms  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — The Kennebunk High School Building Committee presented two plans to the Regional School Unit 21 Board of Directors on Monday ...



Clark to serve as managing director for Journal Tribune, Mainely Media  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Alliance Press has announced the promotion of David Clark to serve as managing director of both the Journal Tribune and Mainely Media's ...



A new spin on ice cream at Maxims Desserts  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — Most recent high school graduates spend the summer working for small businesses, lounging at the beach, and shopping for college essentials ...



Juvenile not charged with manslaughter for crash that killed local teacher  Bangor Daily News

A juvenile driver has been issued a summons for a motor vehicle violation following a July accident that resulted in the death of a Kennebunk woman.



School supply lists available online for area parents  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Parents of students attending schools in York County this fall have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year as all of their ...



Enough is enough: KHS students call for change  Seacoastonline.com

Students pause for a moment of silence at Kennebunk High School while participating in a walk out in remembrance of the Parkland, Florida school shooting ...



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