North Norway

NORTH NORWAY — Ant, ants, everywhere black ants. I feel as if I have ants in my pants. They are coming in from somewhere under the sunroom, which does not have a basement and there is little we can do until spring. Have to be careful with the poisons because of the cat. They seem uninterested […]

Norway Town Hall

NORWAY — The Town Office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. The Norway Parks & Recreation Department has after school programs running; they include ice skating, snow shoeing, basketball for grades kindergarten and one, and a second session of bowling. Go to the website or stop at the Town Office […]

Guy E. Rowe School

Mr. Sincerbeaux Announces his Retirement After 13 years as principal at Guy E. Rowe Elementary School, Mr. Sincerbeaux has announced his retirement effective this coming June at the end of the current school year. When asked what he was going to do, he said ”babysit my youngest grandson, play golf, go to camp in The […]

New CMCC Director of the Western Maine Center in South Paris

Photo of Lisa MacDonald Cooper

PARIS — Central Maine Community College (CMCC) President Scott Knapp has announced the appointment of Lisa MacDonald Cooper as the college’s director at the Western Maine University and Community College Center in South Paris. Lisa comes to CMCC with over 20 years of experience in marketing, project administration, communication, strategic planning, and post-secondary teaching. A native […]

School Lunch Menu

RSU 10 Elementary Thursday, January 9 — Shepherd’s pie and whole grain dinner roll or Quick Pic (muffin, yogurt and cheese stick), green beans, carrot and cabbage slaw and fruit cup Breakfast: Notable blueberry muffin breakfast or Grab and Go pancakes Friday, January 10 — School  pizza or peanut butter and fluff on whole grain bread, turkey […]

Clubs & Meetings

Oxford County Democrats BETHEL — The Oxford County Democrats will hold a training for caucus convenors as part of their regular meeting on Sunday, Jan. 12 at the Crescent Park School in Bethel beginning at 2 p.m.  Jon Hillier, Field Director for the Maine Democratic Party, will conduct the convenor training at 3 p.m. The Maine Democratic […]

Community Calendar

Meetings, Events, Classes January DRESS DRIVE  Prom gowns, bridesmaids gowns, formal or semi-formal dresses and accessories to be donated to the Maine Event Prom Project to help a student be able to attend her prom and feel beautiful.  Like-new, clean and less than 5 years old please.  Donate during library hours to the libraries in […]

Upcoming Meetings

Thursday, Jan. 9 Sumner Fire Dept.— 6 p.m. Norway Planning Board— 7 p.m. Otisfield Policy Review Committee— 7 p.m.   Monday, Jan. 13 Paris Selectboard— 7 p.m. Hebron Selectboard— 7 p.m.   Tuesday, Jan. 14 Paris Planning Board— 7 p.m. Sumner Selectboard— 7 p.m.   Wednesday, Jan. 15 RSU 10 Withdrawl Committee— 7 p.m. NPC-TV […]

ecomaine seeks nominees for 2014 eco-Excellence Awards

PORTLAND — ecomaine, southern Maine’s leader in single-sort recycling and Waste-To-Energy (WTE) operations, is seeking nominations for the 2014 ecomaine eco-Excellence Awards, honoring individuals, organizations and business who demonstrated a strong commitment to environmental sustainability during 2013. “With the eco-Excellence Awards, we are looking to recognize champions of sustainability, innovators in either the public or private […]

Chamber Beat

John Williams

By John Williams Four hundred businesses, profit and non-profit, are members of this Chamber of Commerce here in the greater Oxford Hills, which is the umbrella for 13 towns. For the next 52 weeks, I’ll list at least eight of those members in this column each week. This week we’ll recognize Members in good standing […]