HARRISON — When Connie Allen joined the recently formed Agricultural Committee, she envisioned neighborhood gardens dotting the landscape and homes of the 2,700 residents in town. That vision that can come to fruition if that’s what the rest of the group decides to do. The committee met Tuesday morning at the Harrison Fire Station to […]
COLUMBIA, Md. — Norway native Amelia Moore believes the third time will be the charm to realize her Olympic dreams. The amateur boxer, who now resides in Maryland, returned home Sunday from the second round of Olympic qualifiers in Colorado Springs, Colo. She spent nine days out West, fighting for four of those. She won two […]
GREENWOOD/NORWAY — Where have all the cows gone? That’s what some local residents may wonder as they pass by the mostly vacant fields at Kuvaja Farm at 38 Kuvaja Road, off Richardson Hollow Road in Norway. Marie Kuvaja and two of her sons, Fred and Stanley Kuvaja, sold off their 48 cows, which means the […]
PARIS — One resident, who saw her property value and taxes almost double during the town’s reevaluation process, is calling on others to express their concern at Monday’s Board of Selectmen meeting. Town officials, however, are advising those with grievances to make appointments for hearings with assessors from the company in charge of the process. […]
PARIS — What was lost hasn’t necessarily been found but recreated in its all its dazzling purple, white and gold glory. The noted Howe amethyst brooch has risen from the proverbial ashes of Maine’s mines and has been brought back to life by a local artist. For the past five years, jeweler and mineral collector Dennis […]
WEST PARIS — The West Paris Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 15, at the historical society building on Main Street. Milt Inman will present a slide talk. It’s the club’s regular meeting and potluck dinner.
PARIS — Voters will weigh in on a municipal budget that has slightly decreased from the current one, along with a mill rate that is projected to remain flat, on Saturday at annual town meeting. Residents will be able to cast their votes on the 33-article warrant, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Paris Fire […]
BUCKFIELD — Ever since Calvin Downey entered Buckfield High School with his friend, Jesse Warren, they’ve been in a back-and-forth contest to see who would become valedictorian. Downey now owns the bragging rights. He’s earned the top spot in the Buckfield Junior/Senior High School Class of 2015. It’s always been his goal to become valedictorian, […]