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Randy Houser to fill in for Montgomery Gentry at Oxford County...

By Steve Sherlock OXFORD — Officials from the Oxford County Fair announced Thursday, Sept. 14, that country singer Randy Houser will fill in Saturday for...

Taxes go up again in Oxford

OXFORD — Increases in the SAD 17 budget and expenses at the Waste Water Treatment Facility are being blamed for this fiscal year's $1.50...

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Schools

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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  • Daughter of self-centered mom craves a role model September 19, 2017
    DEAR ABBY: My mother is extremely self-centered. Ever since I can remember, everything has always been about her. That's probably why she and Dad split. You can't have a conversation with her without her turning it around and making it about her. I'm 25. I just want to have a regular conve...
  • Epilepsy can result from measles complication September 19, 2017
    DEAR DR. ROACH: When I was young, I had mumps and chickenpox, and one type of measles (German measles?) when I was 16, and the other when I was about 18. I had three grand mal seizures within 12 months after the second round of measles. I was told that the seizures were a result […]
  • Kiwanis fundraiser, free lunch, snow removal request September 19, 2017
    DEAR SUN SPOTS: A joint fundraising yard sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 30, by the Lewiston Auburn Kiwanis Club and Boy Scout Troop 121. The fundraiser is from 7 a.m. to noon at United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave., Auburn, rain or shine. While you are gatheri...
  • Police log September 19, 2017
    Lewiston  • Amber Morin, 24, of 15 Julie St. Pond, Poland, on warrants, 8:30 p.m. Sunday at 1986 Lisbon St. • Kassidi Farrington, 25, of 6 Frye St., on warrants, 2:40 a.m. Monday at 1103 Lisbon St.
  • What you need to know: Auburn City Council September 19, 2017
    Auburn City Council Monday, Sept. 18 Auburn Hall Sports tourism  What happened: The City Council received a presentation from sports tourism consultin...
    Andrew Rice, Staff Writer
  • Girls' soccer: Oak Hill overcomes Wiscasset's trap September 19, 2017
    WALES — Sydney Drew broke Wiscasset's offsides trap and Julia Ahlberg made sure a momentum-shifting shot didn't break the goal line in Oak Hill's 4-1 MVC girls' soccer victory Monday at Fairchild Field. "Their offside trap, we had more offsides calls today than we've had probably all...
    Wil Kramlich, Staff Writer
  • Electric wheelchair stolen from double amputee September 19, 2017
    LEWISTON — After a $12,000 wheelchair was stolen from a man recently, another Lewiston resident had her electric wheelchair stolen Sunday even...
    Amanda Cullen, Staff Writer
  • Roses for the fallen September 19, 2017
    Shannon Violette of Lewiston places flowers on the steps of Lewiston's City Hall Monday morning as others, including event organizer Ben Chin, background, sing "Amazing Grace." Like Violette, most in attendance have lost friends and/or relatives to opioid addiction. The rally was organized to bri...
    Russ Dillingham, Chief Photographer
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Business

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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