We have a couple of pretty good basketball teams in Oxford County

This past Thursday, the night before the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School boys and girls basketball teams made their trip to the Maine High School basketball tournament in Augusta, several parents of the players organized a pizza party at Ari’s on Main Street in downtown Norway to wish the players good luck. They called it […]

Could bad blood and personal vendettas keep Paris from progress?

When you hear the name Janet Jamison, a few things could run through your mind. Similar to Norway resident Andrea Burns, and Otisfield resident Lee Dassler, she’s somewhat of a small town celebrity with all of the headlines she’s made. Not to mention the feathers she’s ruffled, but we’ll talk about that later. To some, […]

Rescheduled Buckfield meeting to tackle governance, petition

By Christopher Crosby BUCKFIELD— Selectmen will delay a decision on the future course of town government for a week after Tuesday night’s meeting was canceled due to a snowstorm. Selectmen have rescheduled their meeting for Feb. 25, when they’ll likely address how to fill the vacant town manager position. Selectmen have discussed changing the role, […]

Familiar food on Cafe Nomad’s dinner plate

'RAMBLE ON'— On the unofficial motto of Cafe Nomad's new dinner menu, wayfarers can seek additional refuge during dinner at the cafe on Friday and Saturday nights. The popular brunch spot in downtown Norway restaurant is offering comfortable American classics 'done right', says Chef Kim Hamlin.

By Christopher Crosby NORWAY—The longtime brunch baristas at Cafe Nomad are extending their hours to offer a full diner menu featuring classic dishes. The restaurant is extending their hours Friday and Saturday nights until 10 p.m. to offer a full menu of soups, salads, and home-cooked favorites, including French-American fusion poutine, drenched in gravy and […]

Planning Board member resigns, board seeking applicants

By Amanda Johnson SUMNER— Selectmen recently announced the resignation of Planning Board member Ricky Beaudet, and discussed filling the empty position. Beaudet send the board a letter, informing the members that he will be leaving his position on the Sumner Planning Board. Due to Beaudet’s increase of work, he will be leaving his full-time position […]

A peek into this week – Feb. 20, 2014

Likely you’re reading this on a small screen, remotely, an Internet signal connecting your IP address to a hundreds of miles away. Ten years ago the very concept of this column, a teaser for you to pick up a paper, wouldn’t have existed, as the internet promoted the free exchange of all content and print […]