Buckfield should focus on communication, development

BUCKFIELD — Those who participated in the government analysis project hearing, agreed communication and economic development were the names of the game. There were nearly 20...

Harrison town manager retires … again

HARRISON — After seven years at the helm of the "Friendly Village," Harrison Town Manager George “Bud” Finch has decided to retire once again –...



New director to expand college access for Oxford Hills residents

PARIS — Newly appointed University Center Director Jim Bradley says he wants to expand local access to higher education to residents in the Oxford Hills. “Today’s...
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  • VIDEO: SJ Sports wraps up Week 4 in high school football September 23, 2017
    What a night on the fourth football Friday of the year. Randy, Wil and Lee break down the games they saw, and the night's other results, right here!
    Staff report
  • H.S. Football: Frey leads Phoenix past Ramblers September 23, 2017
    LIVERMORE FALLS — Brett Frey and the Spruce Mountain offense were tough to stop Friday night, whether it was running, passing or facing 4th-and-long. Frey ran for a touchdown and threw for four more, including two on the aforementioned fourth down, to lead the Phoenix to a 34-8 homec...
    Randy Whitehouse, Staff Writer
  • Edward Little football edges Oxford Hills September 23, 2017
    AUBURN — It might not be pretty, but Edward Little keeps finding ways to win. Friday against Oxford Hills, Grant Hartley threw a touchdown pass to Eric Robinson to give the Red Eddies a 7-6 win at Walton Field. The win keeps Edward Little unbeaten at 4-0 in Class A North footb...
    Lee Horton, Assistant Sports Editor
  • Police log September 23, 2017
    Charges Auburn • Cheyenne M. Robey, 21, of 23 Horton St., Lewiston, on a charge of theft, 9:35 p.m. Thursday at Kohl's at 105 Mount Auburn Ave. • Naomi K. Cummings, 21, of 23 Horton St., Lewiston, on a charge of theft, 9:35 p.m. Thursday at Kohl's at 105 Mount Aubur...
  • Franklin County arrest log September 23, 2017
    Edward Wetherell, 44, Avon, warrant, failure to appear-driving after suspension and theft, Sept. 18, no bail listed as of Sept. 20, Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Todd Sullivan, 25, Jay, terrorizing, Sept. 19, no bail listed as of Sept. 20, Jay Police Department. Chelsea Newhall,...
  • H.S. Field Hockey: Seahawks hold off Phoenix uprising September 23, 2017
    JAY — Given the upheaval Spruce Mountain's field hockey faced over the course of about 48 hours since the resignation of its coach, the Phoenix had every reason to give up after falling behind Boothbay, 3-0, in Friday's homecoming game. Instead, the Phoenix nearly battled all the way...
    Randy Whitehouse, Staff Writer
  • Lewiston man gets 15 years plus for armed Minot home invasion September 23, 2017
    A Lewiston man was sentenced Friday in federal court to more than 15 years in prison for using a firearm during a Minot home invasion. Kourtney Williams, 27, appeared in U.S. District Court where Judge Jon D. Levy sentenced him to five years of supervised release after his prison term....
  • Motorcyclist dies in Auburn crash September 22, 2017
    AUBURN — A motorcyclist who was severely injured Friday when he was struck head-on by a car that reportedly drifted into oncoming traffic on Court Street has died. Reginald Clement, 54, of Anson, was traveling east on Court St., according to Auburn police. The motorcycle he was drivi...
    Mark LaFlamme, Staff Writer
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Norway Opera House Corporation seeking feasibility study

NORWAY — Dennis Gray, the president of the Norway Opera House Corp., said that the corporation hopes that a feasibility study later this year will...

Wood-fired pizza coming to Paris?

PARIS — After roughly 10 years of standing vacant, the old Paris Farmers Union building will once again bustle with activity when 21 Taps Wood...

‘Pot’ attorneys set to face off in the town of Oxford

OXFORD — Attorneys representing the applicant for the town's third and final medical marijuana permit, the party leasing the property and the town's attorney are...

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...
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