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Kennebunk Vietnam vet’s spirit lives on - Part 2  Seacoastonline.com

Last month's Kennebunk Town Column focused on York County DAV/DAVA Chapter 19 in Sanford named in honor of KHS graduate Thomas Wayne Bazemore.



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's Lamontagne, TA's Palmer up for Gaziano linemen awards  Biddeford Journal Tribune

The Frank J. Gaziano Memorial Offensive and Defensive Lineman Awards will be handed out on Jan. 26 and two local student-athletes have a chance to take ...



Community News | post.mainelymediallc.com | Kennebunk Post  Mainely Media

Chamber Job Fair set for Monday, March 11. The Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Arundel Chamber of Commerce and the town of Kennebunk will hold the fifth ...



Newest member of 1000-point club leading the Rams  Biddeford Journal Tribune

By Pat McDonald. Sports Editor. KENNEBUNK — If you have been paying attention to the Kennebunk High School boys' basketball program over the past four ...



These kids depend on us: SROs 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 ...



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 first ...



Residents, colleagues say superintendent forced high school principal to resign  Bangor Daily News

Several locals and former educators addressed the school board about the principal's coming retirement.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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

ALFRED — A former Kennebunk High School teacher took the stand Wednesday to defend herself against charges she sexually assaulted a former student, ...



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

A Kennebunk High School employee hired to manage the school theater and direct plays resigned shortly after being investigated for using a fake Facebook ...



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 ...



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, ...



Supporters stand up for Kennebunk teacher on trial for sex crimes  Foster's Daily Democrat

ALFRED, Maine — A group of at least 20 teachers, former students and community members lined the steps to the York County Courthouse Monday morning in ...



Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Arundel to vote on $48.1 million school spending plan  Press Herald

Residents of Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Arundel will vote Tuesday on a $48.1 million education budget for Regional School Unit 21. The budget, which is ...



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 ...



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

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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.



Kennebunk High grads making their mark as college coaches  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Every high school team has players on it who you can point to and say “they will be a coach one day.” That has certainly been the case at Kennebunk High ...



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 ...



Expected storm moves Kennebunk football game to Saturday at Waterhouse Field  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — The Class B South semifinal football game between No. 1 Kennebunk and No. 4 Greely scheduled for Friday night at Kennebunk High School ...



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.



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 ...



Kennebunk native succumbs to cancer  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



KHS celebrates resilient Class of 2018  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — “Always remember this stadium full of people who are here for you today, love you and will be behind you no matter where you go,” Principal ...



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 ...



Kennebunk's regional final game moved to Waterhouse  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — For the second straight week, the No. 1 Kennebunk High School football team will have to give up its homefield advantage thanks to ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



KHS construction on schedule  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 ...



Former Kennebunk High teacher pleads not guilty to sexual assault, abuse charges  Press Herald

ALFRED — A former Kennebunk High School teacher charged with having a sexual relationship with a male student pleaded not guilty Monday to a 14-count ...



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

People who pass by Kennebunk High School on Fletcher Street still see an expansive construction area, but a short drive down the new entrance yields a whole ...



Former Maine teacher acquitted of having sex with student considers writing book  The San Diego Union-Tribune

A Maine teacher, found not guilty of sexual allegations from a former student, considers writing a book to share her story with others.



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 ...



Teen with asthma worried about Kavanaugh and the environment  Bangor Daily News

A teenager with asthma from Kennebunkport, Maine, is asking senators to reject Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, citing some past rulings that he says ...



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

KENNEBUNK — Mother Nature intervened and students at Kennebunk High School held a 17-minute walkout in memory of the 17 people killed at Marjory ...



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

Another phase of the $42.8 million renovation project at Kennebunk High School is nearing completion, with the new library, four math classrooms, a science lab ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

A Kennebunk High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has been indicted by a York County grand jury on 14 counts stemming ...



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 ...



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

A Kennebunk-based outdoor theater group has announced it will shut down, a decision that follows the loss of its director of operations after he was caught up in ...



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 ...



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.



Rams, Hawks to meet with No. 1 seed on the line  Biddeford Journal Tribune

This might be Joe Rafferty's 40th season at the helm of the Kennebunk High School football program, but the legendary coach still gets fired up for big games.



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 ...



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 ...



The Blue Coffeehouse and Wine Bar opens in Kennebunk  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — The Blue Coffeehouse and Wine Bar opening in the Pythian Block at 84 Main St. this Saturday features a bright, inviting, comfortable space ...



Teacher sex: Jill Lamontagne writing book about US school sex charges | Daily Star  Daily Star

A TEACHER cleared of having an affair with a 17-year-old student has revealed what has happened since her trial.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Balloon ban in the air for Kennebunk | post.mainelymediallc.com | Kennebunk Post  Mainely Media

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 ...



Curtain call for MaineStage Shakespeare  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — After seven seasons, MaineStage Shakespeare has announced it will not return in 2018, following the loss of its director of operations who was ...



Andy Young: Was justice truly done?  Biddeford Journal Tribune

It took a jury less than an hour of deliberating last Thursday to acquit former Kennebunk High School teacher Jill Lamontagne of 14 counts of sexual misconduct ...



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 ...



Teacher sex: Jill Lamontagne begs judge to ignore flirty sexts to teen | Daily Star  Daily Star

A FEMALE teacher accused of having sexual relations with a teen has begged the judge to keep flirty texts she sent to the boy out of the trial.



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 ...



People 'would be appalled' by condition of Kennebunk High School, principal says  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — From its facade on Fletcher Street, Kennebunk High School appears to be a distinctive New England school. But looking a little closer, ...



Campanella sisters dominated Maine girls tennis scene in 2018  Biddeford Journal Tribune

The 2018 Maine high school girls tennis season was dominated by a player from Kennebunk High School and another from Wells High School — and they just ...



Today Show to feature story of Kennebunk brothers  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — A production crew from NBC's Today Show was in Kennebunk on Monday. The longtime morning program was in town profiling brothers ...



Debate swirls over $75 million plan to renovate Kennebunk area schools  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — More than 300 residents filled the auditorium at Kennebunk High School to standing room only Monday to share their thoughts on the ...



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 ...



Former teacher pleads not guilty to sexual contact with student  WGME

ALFRED (WGME) -- A former Kennebunk High School teacher pleaded not guilty to a 14-count indictment charging her with having a sexual relationship with a ...



Teen wants Maine town to ban helium balloons  Bangor Daily News

A Kennebunk High School senior is hoping for many things after he graduates next year — including a townwide ban on helium balloons he was been working ...



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 ...



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

KENNEBUNK—Police are investigating allegations that a Kennebunk High School teacher had a sexual relationship with a male student, the school ...



Kennebunk native running for Science  Seacoastonline.com

Melissa Rousselle is a 1994 graduate of Kennebunk High School and a 1999 graduate of Seton Hall University. And she's preparing to run this year's Boston ...



Kennebunk students get lesson on love, kindness  WMTW Portland

Students in Kennbeunk heard from speaker Houston Kraft who brings a message of kindness and love, with a little humor. WMTW News 8's Meghan Torjussen ...



KHS welcomes new assistant principal  York County Coast Star

KENNEBUNK — There will be a new face on the administrative team at Kennebunk High School when school is back in session in a few weeks.



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 ...



'A friend and mentor to so many': Community mourns sudden death of local teacher  Bangor Daily News

John could talk to anyone on any level. He knew who had a new truck. He knew the names of their lobster boats, and he was genuinely interested in their lives.”.



Your life is your message  York County Coast Star

KENNEBUNK — As the Kennebunk High School class of 2016 marched onto the field Sunday afternoon they hung onto their mortar boards as the wind whipped ...



Maine semifinalists named in 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program  Bangor Daily News

EVANSTON, Illinois –National Merit Scholarship Corp. on Sept. 12 released the names of approximately 16000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit ...



Briefs - Portland Press Herald  Press Herald

BLUE HILL. Bagaduce Music seeks compositions by youths. Bagaduce Music has begun accepting material for its 23rd annual Young Composers Competition, ...



Kennebunk school administrator takes job as next principal of Scarborough High School  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — David Creech, one of Kennebunk High School's two assistant principals, has been appointed as the next principal of Scarborough High ...



Its a crisis: Opioid epidemic, substance abuse disorder affecting local communities  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — Police Officer Juliet Angis said it was about three years ago that she started noticing something different while she was out on patrol in ...



Pastor retires from Maine church after 27 years, plans move to NC community hit hard by storm  Bangor Daily News

Charlie Whiston arrived at South Congregational Church in Dock Square in January of 1991.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from ...



Old Orchard Beach High School establishes rules for cell phone use  Biddeford Journal Tribune

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Regional School Unit 23 Superintendent John Suttie, who also serves as the Old Orchard Beach High School principal, and Old ...



Maine students take climate change to heart, to Congress  The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH — High school senior Riley Beliveau and fellow classmates took a stand on Capitol Hill last week to say their future is at stake if immediate ...



Former Kennebunk high hockey coach acquitted of being a john in Zumba prostitution case  Bangor Daily News

ALFRED, Maine — Former Kennebunk High School hockey coach Donald Hill has been acquitted on a charge of engaging the services of prostitute Alexis ...



Gay pride flag no longer flying at KHS after student request  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — The gay pride flag raised by the Gay Straight Trans Alliance (GSTA) Club at Kennebunk High School has been taken down less than a week ...



Assistant principal named at high school | post.mainelymediallc.com | Kennebunk Post  Mainely Media

(Courtesy photo) KENNEBUNK— The Regional School Unit 21 school board met under hot and stuffy conditions at Kennebunk Elementary School and ...



2018 top high school seniors throughout Cumberland and York counties  Press Herald

These graduates finished at the top of their classes at high schools across Cumberland and York counties. Bridgton Academy: Collin Jon Walter Krauth, of Gales ...



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 ...



New principal named at Mildred L. Day School | post.mainelymediallc.com | Kennebunk Post  Mainely Media

Kyle Keenan ARUNDEL — RSU 21 Superintendent Katie Hawes has announced her selection as the new principal at the Mildred L. Day Elementary School in ...



Teacher Cleared Of Student Sex Charges Hopes To Write A Book About Her Story  Oxygen

“I did what I thought was right for a kid in a rough spot,” Jill Lamontagne said, months after being being acquitted. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email More ...



Teen describes growing up as girl, graduating high school as a boy in Maine  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — Britt Couturier is at a good place in his life. A sophomore at the University of Maine at Farmington, he enjoys art and sports and says he ...



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