Category Archives: Interesting news from the region

Kennebunkport River Green – Fascinating History

The Kennebunkport River Green has a fascinating history.  Originally, the land which now is called “The River Green” was house lots; there were three houses situated on that land during the 1800’s.  In the late 1800’s, the Captain Lord Mansion was owned by Charles P. Clark, the grandson of the original builder, Nathaniel Lord.  Because […]

Awarded the 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence!

The 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence  was awarded to the Captain Lord Mansion for 5th consecutive year and has been inducted into ‘Hall of Fame’ of Five-time Certificate of Excellence Winners on the World’s Largest Travel Site The Captain Lord Mansion is proud to announce that it has been recognized as a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of […]

Kennebunkport Weekly Village ArtWalk Starts June 12th!

Kennebunkport: Where art lives! This summer is going to be a terrific season as The local Chamber of Commerce promotes our vibrant community of artists and art lovers. The natural beauty of Kennebunkport has long been a draw to artists, and The Chamber will soon launch new initiatives to highlight all we have to offer with […]

Half Price Rooms to Help Habitat for Humanity :: Kennebunkport B&B

Captain Lord Mansion Half Price Room Sale: Mid-Week May helps Habitat for Humanity! The Maine Innkeepers Association is joining forces to help raise funds for Habitat for Humanity.  The Maine Innkeepers Association (MEIA) announces the 12th Annual Hospitality for Habitat program. This program is designed to raise funds for local chapters of Habitat for Humanity […]

Kennebunkport Photographer for Maine Bed & Breakfast

Our friend Robert A. Dennis lives in nearby Cape Porpoise and loves photographing the many scenic vistas found abundantly in this beautiful area.  We are the beneficiary of his work because he has taken fantastic pictures of the Captain Lord Mansion in every season and allows us to use them on our website and in our […]

New Stud Finder Tool – Kennebunk Area

Bev and I would like to introduce you to Studpop, a new stud finder gadget invented by a friend of ours, John Blake.  Not only does it work, but it is cute too!  It has received rave reviews from the DIY Network, This Old House Magazine, Tool-Rank.com, The Tool Review Guy and more.  It is […]

It is Time for Apple Picking in Maine!

Yes, it is time for apple picking in Maine!   For the past two years Bev and I have enjoyed making a short trip west from the coast and the Captain Lord Mansion to the Giles Family Farm to do apple picking.  Picking your own apples from one of Maine’s many apple orchards is an enjoyable […]

It is Time for The Fryberg Fair!

Late summer and early fall is harvest time in New England; it also is when there are many agricultural fairs held throughout the 6 New England states.  So, it is time for the Fryberg Fair, which is held from September 28 through October 5 this year.  Bev and I love attending these fairs in order […]

What is The Foliage Forecast for Maine?

Do you wonder what the foliage forecast for Maine will be in the coming weeks?  We are fortunate that the State of Maine has an official website dedicated to keeping travelers abreast of the progression of the color throughout the state.  Bev and I have a wonderful day-trip outlined for guests which takes them along beautiful back-roads […]

Do You Know it is Maine Blueberry Season?

It is Maine Blueberry Season!  I did not know that Maine produces over 90 percent of the wild blueberry crop harvested each year in the United States. When one thinks of Maine, we usually think of lobster; interestingly, the blueberry harvest in Maine amounts to approximately 30 million pounds annually, while last year’s lobster catch […]