COVID-19/Coronavirus Information

We've come a long way Kennebunk!

  1. We hope you enjoy this video- a tribute to our resilience as a community and our common goals- to stay safe and Healthy! Thank you to our entire community for doing your part to stop the spread of coronavirus and helping to keep our town safe.
The Town of Kennebunk continues to consult the US CDC, the Maine CDC and the Governor's office for best practices as they relate to COVID-19 and reopening our community. We will make changes and updates to our operations and services as appropriate for the health and safety of our Town and citizens. We urge all citizens to take safety measures as they venture out

Updates from the Governor's Office
November 5, 2020 Update:
Following Record COVID-19 Cases, Governor Mills Announces New Face Covering Excecutive Order

November 1, 2020 Update: With Cases Rising in Maine and Nationwide, Mills Administration Announces Measures to Prevent Spread of the Deadly COVID-19 Virus

Town Offices are Open  
  • Face coverings/masks are required to access the building. 
  • Updated hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., with all offices closing from 12:00 -1:15 p.m. for an opportunity to sanitize and disinfect workstations and shared public spaces and for staff lunches.
  • We continue to offer services online for individuals who are able to and may prefer to complete their business from home. Visit our Staff Directory to contact the various Departments of the Town by phone or email. 
Beach Information  
  • Gooch's, Middle and Mother's beach are open for conventional uses.  All beach users must follow social/physical distancing guidelines and remain 6' apart from those not in your family group, and users must wear a facial covering (mask, face shield). 
  • Sidewalks remain open for "active use" only. Walking, running, walking dogs (on leashes) is allowed, but sitting, beach chairs, sun shades and beach umbrellas are not permitted on the sidewalks.
  • Dogs are permitted on Gooch's, Middle, Mother's and a portion of Parsons beaches under the following guidelines: From the day after Labor Day to June 15, dogs are permitted on the beach but must be under voice control or on a leash. At Parsons Beach, dogs are permitted on a portion of the beach to the left of the entrance. Please adhere to posted signage.
Parks Information  
  • Town parks, playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts are open for use. All park users must follow social/physical distancing guidelines and remain 6' apart from those not in your family group, and users must wear a facial covering. In addition, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Recreation and Park Association has provided safety guidelines for participating in outdoor recreational activities. View details here
  • Pickleball play at the Waterhouse Center - Please do not play if you are exhibiting any symptoms of COVID19 such as respiratory illness with fever, coughing or difficulty breathing. We have posted guidelines for safe play here (PDF). For more information about Pickleball, please contact the Recreation Department or visit their website
Recreation Programming and Events
  • Limited Recreation programming is being offeredView activities and register here.
  • Bicentennial Celebration postponed until June 2021 - the Bicentennial Celebration, originally scheduled for June 2020, has been postponed until June 2021. Updates and information related to the Bicentennial Celebration are posted on Facebook and on the Bicentennial Committee's page on our website. 
Town Services and Operations
  • Non-binding committee meetings are being held on a case-by-case basis until further notice, at the discretion of the Town Manager. Visit the Town's website calendar for meeting notices.
  • PAYT Town Trash Bagare required for the curbside collection of trash as the cost of collection is paid through the purchase of these bags. There are "No Contact Options" (PDF) for purchasing town trash bags, and if you need assistance purchasing town trash bags or are unable to afford them at this time, please contact us at 985-4811 or via email.
  • The KITT bus service has resumed. Please view route information here. Seating capacity has been reduced and the use of masks/face coverings are required to ride the bus.
  • Vehicle and Trailer Registrations - View information related to vehicle registrations here.  
  • Residents experiencing hardship or in need of food or assistance during this time, or those needing assistance running errands or getting essential items can contact the Social Services office by phone at (207) 604-1342, or via email.
Stay Informed  
  • Town Manager's Public Service Announcements - View public service announcements from Town Manager Michael Pardue. These PSAs are also posted on the Town’s Facebook page.
  • The Town has formed a Community Reengagement Task Force to reengage the community in response to the anticipated regression of the Coronavirus. Meetings are held via Zoom. View details and Zoom instructions by visiting the meeting event on our website calendar. To submit comments or feedback to the Task Force please complete this form
  • Sign up to receive news and announcements from the Town via email and/or text message.  
COVID-19 Testing Sites
  1. Town Manager


    Physical Address
    Kennebunk Town Hall, Second Floor
    1 Summer St.
    Kennebunk, ME 04043

    Phone: (207) 985-2102 ext. 1308
    Fax: (207) 985-4609