What is Kennebunkport’s Gathering of the Scarecrows?

The Mansion’s scarecrow, “Captain Rick” says “Hello”!  This jolly fellow sits at the entrance to the Captain Lord Mansionparking lot welcoming guests to the Mansion.  He is one of a crowd of scarecrows that have mysteriously appeared in the Kennebunks during our fall harvest time.  This Saturday, October 17th, the scarecrows will gather together in Dock Square.  After a period
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When Can You Visit Maine Lighthouses?

Open Lighthouse Day Saturday, September 12, 2009 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The U.S. Coast Guard, the State of Maine and the American Lighthouse Foundation are pleased to announce the first ever open house of Maine lighthouses. The largest effort of its kind in the nation, the event is designed to provide access to the
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The famous come to Portland

It's not the Guggenheim, but Portland – the biggest city in Maine, and only a half hour drive away from the Captain Lord Mansion - and it has a rather impressive art museum. The Portland Museum of Art is a quaint, but progressive museum that hosts eye-popping exhibits, informative lectures and space for art to breathe. From now until
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A wicked winter thus far…

As I write this, we are recovering from a day when the mercury actually reached -19 degrees.  That's NEGATIVE 19 degrees. Without a windchill. It is just another blast of the worst winter has to offer.  We got our first real winter wickedness just before Christmas, right in the middle of Prelude.  A storm that
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And He Doesn’t Even Have Thumbs!

Mutley, that’s who! I don’t usually blog about other blogs, but this one deserves some howling recognition. Mutley is the famous cyber-dog photographer who loves to take pictures of Maine. Kennebunkport pictures, more accurately speaking, like the one at left taken on Nov. 5. The human who helps him post his photos, of which he
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