Senator Susan Collins’ staff to hold office hours in Oxford County on Wednesday

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins today announced that staff from her Lewiston Constituent Service Center will hold local office hours in Fryeburg, Bethel, and Buckfield on Wednesday, July 15. A staff member will be available to provide assistance with federal issues and agencies, such as the Social Security Administration, the Department of Veterans […]

West Paris Historical Society meets Monday

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.

A festival in plein air


By Amanda Johnson NORWAY—”It’s not just the art show,” says Lisa Moore, a committee coordinator of the Norway Arts Festival, adding that there are plenty of different kinds of art —from music to theater to readings— that are showing this year. Thousands of artists, art observers, performers and locals are expected to flock to the 47th […]

Forum on the Hebron oil spill scheduled for tonight

HEBRON— Hebron parents will have another opportunity to discuss concerns surrounding December’s oil spill at Hebron Station School in a second forum scheduled for Jan. 30 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at the elementary school on 884 Station Road. At the meeting members of the public will receive updated information from DEP and school regarding […]

Paris zoning ordinance gets public hearing date

By: Christopher Crosby PARIS— Selectmen have scheduled a public hearing to hear citizens’ comments on a proposed land-use ordinance for Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Paris Fire Station on Western Ave. The original public hearing scheduled for Jan. 6 was cancelled due to inclement weather. On Jan. 14, selectmen rescheduled the meeting. The […]

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 […]

Clubs & Meetings

Bethel Senior Citizens BETHEL — On Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 11 a.m. the Bethel Senior Citizens Club will meet at the Bethel Methodist Church for a meeting and potluck dinner. Members will bring a dish to share and also bring items for the auction. The dues of $3 are due at this meeting and new […]