News

Sumner house struck by vehicle for second time in three months

SUMNER — On the night of Monday, July 17, a blue Chevy pick-up truck collided with the front of a house located at 1224 Main...

Survey finds 83 erosion sites in Whitney/Hogan watershed

OXFORD — A total of 83 sites where active erosion is taking place was discovered in the Whitney and Hogan ponds watershed by volunteer surveyors...

Features

Schools

SAD 17 to get $1M in state funds

PARIS — The Oxford Hills School District is set to receive more than $1 million in additional state funding, but there are consequences that come...
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  • Myasthenia gravis targets the connection between muscle and nerve July 20, 2017
    DEAR DR. ROACH: What can you tell me about myasthenia gravis? I'd like to know how it's contracted, and what the treatment options are. — Y.H. ANSWER: Myasthenia gravis is a disease of the connection between nerve and muscle. It is caused by an autoimmune process — meaning, the...
  • Thompson retires after 25 years as AVCOG's executive director July 20, 2017
    Bob Thompson, executive director of the Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments, will retire Thursday.
    Steve Sherlock, Staff Editor
  • Mistress seeking solace still mourns years after man's death July 20, 2017
    DEAR ABBY: I don't know what to do. I was having an affair with the most wonderful (married) man. I'm sure that he and I were the only ones who knew. He passed away unexpectedly a few years ago. I still go to the place where we met and hung out together. In my mind, […]
  • Hartford yard sale, sun watcher info, homemade pizza July 20, 2017
    DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Hartford Heritage Society will hold a yard sale on Saturday, July 22, at the Hartford Town Hall, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. We will also have baked goods for sale. If you have items to donate, please call Rosie, 597-2270, Doreen 224-7147, or Richard 597-2368, or deliver t...
  • American legion baseball: Bessey Motors grinds down Rogers Post in semifinals July 20, 2017
    PARIS — If defense wins championships in baseball, Bessey Motors has a title to look forward to on Thursday. The top-seeded team in the Zone 2 American Legion baseball tournament flashed the leather Wednesday, limiting the damage Rogers Post inflicted in a 5-3 semifinal victory at Ti...
    Wil Kramlich, Staff Writer
  • Pastime Club edges Augusta in Zone 2 American Legion baseball semifinal July 20, 2017
    The second inning has been a charm for Pastime in the Zone 2 playoffs so far. Pastime scored twelve runs in the second inning of its first playoff game against River Valley on Tuesday. And with five in the second of Wednesday’s semifinal matchup with Augusta, Pastime got all it neede...
    Adam Robinson, Special to the Sun Journal
  • Pastime Club edges Augusta in Zone 2 American Legion baseball semifinal July 20, 2017
    The second inning has been a charm for Pastime in the Zone 2 playoffs so far. Pastime scored twelve runs in the second inning of its first playoff game against River Valley on Tuesday. And with five in the second of Wednesday’s semifinal matchup with Augusta, Pastime got all it neede...
    Adam Robinson, Special to the Sun Journal
  • Doctors: Sen. John McCain has brain tumor July 20, 2017
    FILE - In this July 11, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCain has been diagnosed with a brain tumor after a blood clot was removed.
    DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press
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Business

Doughboys Variety in Paris closing, new owner sought to reopen business

PARIS — A life-changing event – the death of his father – is forcing David Haskell Jr. to close Doughboys Variety. But hopefully the store...

Proposed Speedway restaurant to get site walk next week in Oxford

OXFORD — The Planning Board will conduct a site walk on Thursday, July 27, at 5 p.m. after members expressed concern about ensuring restaurant parking...

Sun Media Group sold to MaineToday Media owner Reade Brower

By Kathryn Skelton LEWISTON — After four generations of ownership, the Costello family announced Monday, July 17, that it's selling the Sun Journal and 16...

Otisfield Planning Board to hold site walk for proposed outdoor shooting...

OTISFIELD — The Planning Board will do a site walk of a pit off of Station Road on Tuesday, July 11, where a firearms training...

11th lien since January filed against Hampton Inn in Oxford

OXFORD — Once again the Hampton Inn is facing a lien. Electrical Maintenance & Installation Inc. of Portland has placed a lien against the Hampton Inn...
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