News

Wellness in Oxford County: Growing food and leaders at Alan Day...

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fourth of a four-part series exploring the four initiatives the Oxford County Wellness Collaborative has partnered with to combat...

All aboard to save the railroad station in Hebron

HEBRON — A small railroad building on Station Road that has been used for storage for years and may be the original East Hebron Station...

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Schools

Haslett of Oxford becomes Eagle Scout, Paris library gets DVD cases

PARIS — Growing up Garrett Haslett of Oxford put in a lot of time into Boy Scouts, but then life interrupted. Not wanting to let...
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  • Diet advice for kidney stone sufferers April 28, 2017
    DEAR DR. ROACH: Please tell me the foods to avoid since I am a kidney-stone maker (I believe my stones are oxalate). I have had six stones to date that I have passed, and one is now lodged -- and I can't take much more. Is tea a cause of stones (since I drink quite […]
  • Memorial Day Parade needs volunteers April 28, 2017
    DEAR SUN SPOTS: We are a group of six and when we go out to a restaurant or buffet, the bill comes and there is a gratuity of 17 percent. Do I have to pay the whole bill or can I give half for the service we get? — Dominik Klinger, South Paris. ANSWER: Automatic […]
  • Teen struggles after heroin addiction claims dad's life April 28, 2017
    DEAR ABBY: I'm 15. I lost my dad two months ago. I found him when I got out of the shower. He had overdosed on heroin. Heroin controlled Dad's life ever since I was little, but that never stopped me from being me. My family has had it pretty rough, but that never stopped me […]
  • Norway pot-growing operation approved April 28, 2017
    NORWAY — The Planning Board voted unanimously Thursday evening to approve the completed application to use a building at 12 King St. to grow and dispense medical marijuana. Matt New of Auburn, who owns a similar operation in Turner, plans to lease the former meat-processing plant for...
    Matthew Daigle, Staff Writer
  • Police log April 28, 2017
    Charges Auburn • Kyle James Cathey, 32, of 21 Horton St., Lewiston, on a warrant and on a charge of criminal trespass, 10:20 p.m. Wednesday at 95 Spring St. Lewiston • Shawn Turner, 32, of 195 Ash St., on a charge of domestic assault, 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at t...
  • GOP leaders refuse to back any budget with income-tax surcharge April 28, 2017
    AUGUSTA — Months ago, Gov. Paul LePage called on Republicans to “fix bayonets” as he prepared for battle against legislative Democrats over his proposed two-year, $6.8 billion budget proposal. On Thursday, they did just that. The GOP l...
    Steve Collins, Staff Writer
  • Otisfield man arrested after police chase April 28, 2017
    Cody Niemi
    Matthew Daigle, Staff Writer
  • 'It's quiet sitting here' April 27, 2017
    Richard Huntress swings on the playground at the former Lake Street School in Auburn on Thursday. Huntress, 80, graduated from the school in 1948 when he finished the fifth grade. He still lives in the neighborhood. Huntress said that when he was at Lake Street, the playground he is swinging on w...
    Daryn Slover
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Business

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...

Avesta Housing gets ‘green light’ for low-income senior housing in Paris

PARIS — Avesta Housing got the green light to move forward with the renovation project of the Mildred M. Fox School into low-income senior...

Oxford seeks fourth liquor license

OXFORD — The state Division of Liquor Licensing and Enforcement Board is expected to decide in the next few weeks whether Oxford should be...

Norway board approves liquor license for new Main Street restaurant/bar

By Matthew Daigle NORWAY — The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Thursday, March 2, to approve a liquor license and special amusement permit for two...
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