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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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  • Donald Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval May 29, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is assailing internal leaks as he considers an overhaul of his White House staff and grapples with a burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign. Frustrated with what he views as his team's inability to push back ...
    The Associated Press
  • Golfer Tiger Woods arrested in Florida for DUI May 29, 2017
    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Police say golf great Tiger Woods has been arrested on a DUI charge in Florida. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says on its website that Woods was booked into a county jail around 7 a.m. on Monday. Jail records show Woods had been arrested by police...
    The Associated Press
  • Winthrop, Readfield delay dam project after bids come in too high May 29, 2017
    WINTHROP (AP) — Officials in two Maine towns say they're going to have to delay plans to rebuild the dam at the outlet of Maranacook Lake. A consultant had told officials in Winthrop and Readfield the estimated cost to rebuild dam this summer, allowing the lake's managers to control ...
    The Associated Press
  • Arundel man killed in armed confrontation with York County deputies May 29, 2017
    ARUNDEL (AP) — A Maine sheriff's department says a 37-year-old man is dead following an armed confrontation with York County deputies in Arundel. The sheriff's office and the Maine Attorney General's office are investigating the incident, which was reported about 2:15 a.m. Monday.
    The Associated Press
  • 60 volunteers place American flags on veterans' graves May 29, 2017
    James Dean and Will Bredenberg, U.S. Navy veteran, place American flags on veterans' graves at Saint Peters Cemetery in Lewiston on Sunday in observance of Memorial Day. More than 60 volunteers took part in honoring the veterans.
  • L-A this week May 29, 2017
    MONDAY, May 29 Memorial Day, schools, government offices and some businesses closed. TUESDAY, May 30 LEWISTON — Groundbreaking ceremony for future Connors Elementary School, 5:30 p.m., football field next to Lewist...
  • Otisfield man receives Humanitarian Service Medal award May 29, 2017
    OTISFIELD — Paul Laird, a 60-year-old U.S. Army veteran from Otisfield, was presented with the Humanitarian Service Medal by Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, recognizing him for the work he did cleaning up the Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands, where the United States conducted multiple nucle...
    Staff Report
  • Bates College graduates 459 May 29, 2017
    LEWISTON — “I hope I can inspire America to save all children,” educator, social activist and author Geoffrey Canada said in his keynote address at the 151st Bates College Commencement exercises Sunday morning.  Speaking before 459 Bates College graduates assembled o...
    David A. Sargent, Special to the Sun Journal
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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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