News

From Romania to Paris, a lifetime of service for Dominik Klinger

PARIS — When Dominik Klinger was 6 years old, his family received notice they would have to leave Romania for a few days to stay...

Oxford Hills Memorial Day parades and events for 2017

OXFORD HILLS — Memorial Day observances will be held throughout the Oxford Hills. Paris The annual Memorial Day Service in Paris is scheduled for 10:30 a.m....

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Schools

Students build classroom for Agnes Gray

WEST PARIS — Students at Agnes Gray Elementary School may soon learn some of their lessons in an outdoor classroom. “It's pretty special,” said Principal Elizabeth...
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  • H.S. Baseball: Vikings glove big win over Rams May 28, 2017
    PARIS — The Oxford Hills Vikings' efforts to put pressure on Bangor's defense usually bore fruit in Saturday's showdown between two of the top KVAC baseball teams. Bangor tried to do the same against Oxford Hills' defense, and time after time, the Vikings made clear that they would h...
    Randy Whitehouse, Staff Writer
  • H.S. Softball: Oxford Hills secures shutout of Bangor May 28, 2017
    PARIS — When defense plays a starring role in a softball game, it often means that there were costly errors. On Saturday, however, it was successful — and sometimes stellar — play in the field that played a prominent part in Oxford Hills beating Bangor 4-0 in a Class A No...
    Wil Kramlich, Staff Writer
  • The Squid Jiggers rally Newfies for seventh celebration May 28, 2017
    Charlie Trumbull of Santa Fe, New Mexico, kisses a cod held by Daphne Izer of Lisbon to become an honorary Newfoundlander at Mel’s Hilltop Restaurant and Bar in Poland on Saturday evening. Ross Graham, right, of Naples also downed screech and kissed the cod. 
    Douglas McIntire, Special to the Sun Journal
  • Civil Air Patrol stone unveiled at Memorial Day ceremonies May 28, 2017
    Micaela Kelly of Lewiston and her 3-year-old son, Parker, wave as a Civil Air Patrol airplane flies over Veterans Memorial Park during the Memorial Day ceremony in Lewiston on Saturday. Parker Kelly dressed up in honor of his grandfather and great-grandfather, both veterans. 
    David A. Sargent, Special to the Sun Journal
  • Hebron Academy graduates 83 May 28, 2017
    HEBRON — The theme of Hebron Academy’s 213th graduation ceremony on Saturday was Laughter — and there was plenty of it. The ceremony began with the sound of bagpipes, and as the audience got their first glimpse of the underclassmen making their way along the top of the At...
    Liz Marquis, Staff Writer
  • Lilacs in bloom at McLaughlin Garden May 27, 2017
    The lilacs were in full bloom at the McLaughlin Garden and Homestead annual lilac festival in South Paris on Saturday.
    Liz Marquis, Staff Writer
  • College Golf: Sense of state pride at the NCAA DIII Championship May 27, 2017
    There were several local connections at the 2017 men's NCAA Division III Golf Championship at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, this May. St. Joesph's College and Husson University earned their invitations as a team by winning their respective conferences. T...
    Nathan Fournier, Staff Writer
  • Missing Auburn teen contacts family, is safe May 27, 2017
    Lexis Lamothe, 16, reported missing by her family, contacted family Saturday afternoon and is safe. She was last seen on Thursday. 
    WGME
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Business

Former Mechanic Falls freight station to become storage

MECHANIC FALLS — A former railroad freight station on Maple Street is expected to reopen as indoor storage units later this summer. George Woo of Virtual...

Paris motel subdivision okayed

PARIS — The owners of a new mobile home subdivision had their plan approved by the Paris Planning Board recently. Co-owners of the Paris Inn Motel...

Dead pigeons, piles of droppings plague Norway’s Odd Fellows Hall

NORWAY — Pigeons. Dead pigeons. Many dead pigeons and pile upon pile of pigeon poop. While the years of emptiness of the historic 1910 Odd Fellows...

What if … Walmart and the Oxford Casino shut their doors?

OXFORD — Could the town of Oxford survive without the tax revenues it receives from big players like the Oxford Casino or Walmart? Yes, says Chris...

Oxford Hills Home Show kicks off tonight, Thursday, April 20!

OXFORD HILLS — The 16th annual Oxford Hills Homes Show opens Friday, April 21, as local area modular and manufactured home builders and retailers show...
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