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....



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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  • Grandma plays favorites with plan for her assets May 27, 2017
    DEAR ABBY: My mother raised my two nephews because of their parents' drug addiction. They are now adults (21 and 25). As a result of these circumstances, Mom was never able to be a fun, doting grandmother to her other grandchildren. My nephews needed stability, and I helped often. I lived three m...
  • WATCH AND READ — pole vault requires guts, timing and dedication May 27, 2017
    The runway having been run, the fiberglass pole having been planted and bent, and the body having been flicked higher than it could ever go on its own. Then comes the euphoric payoff of pole vaulting. “It feels pretty cool,” Edward Little assistant coach Jaclyn Masters s...
    Lee Horton, Assistant Sports Editor
  • Police log May 27, 2017
    Charges Lewiston • Deanna Male, 25, transient, on warrants, 7 p.m. Thursday on Main Street. • Newell Brown, 46, of Poland, on a warrant, 8 p.m. Thursday on Pleasant Street. • Stephanie Hesketh, 31, of Poland, on a warrant, 8:05 p.m. Thursday on Pleasant ...
  • 'An ending and a beginning:' St. Dom's graduates 46 May 27, 2017
    Logan Ronan and Connor Sampson take a selfie before the graduation ceremonies at St. Dom's Academy in Auburn on Friday evening.
    Mark LaFlamme, Staff Writer
  • Local attorney testifies as expert in Lisbon man's bid for new trial May 27, 2017
    Bartolo Ford of Lisbon is seated with his lawyers, Jamesa Drake and David Bobrow, in Androscoggin County Superior Court during a hearing on Ford's petition for post-conviction review.
    Christopher Williams, STaff Writer
  • Girls' Lacrosse: Turner, Messalonskee tip Lewiston in OT May 27, 2017
    Lewiston's Erin Lachance, left looks to take a shot on goal as Messalonskee's Emily Crowell defends during the first half of Friday's lacrosse game in Lewiston.
    Wil Kramlich, Staff Writer
  • Teen ER visits up after Lewiston girl's suicide raises alarm May 26, 2017
    LEWISTON — Thirteen children have been taken to St. Mary's Regional Medical Center's behavioral emergency department in less than 48 hours, a number that officials there call "a sharp increase." But while that worries medical staff — children and teens go to the behavioral Emer...
    Lindsay Tice and Kathryn Skelton, Staff Writers
  • Mexico police log May 26, 2017
    • May 23, 3:01 p.m.: A Roxbury Road resident reported the theft of a gaming system and prescription pills from their apartment. Officer Rob Drouin is investigation. • May 22, 4:05 p.m.: Angel Stillkey, 29, Rumford, was arrested by officer Caroline Casey on a warrant charging...
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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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