Stories about Greenwood

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Suspect in Greenwood camp burglaries arrested

PARIS — A Lewiston man on probation for an arson conviction in 2007 was arrested Wednesday in connection to a series of December break-ins near Furlong Pond in Greenwood.  Douglas N. Hersom, 33, is charged with burglary, theft, criminal mischief and violating the terms of h...

12:00am Bethel Citizen

Greenwood waives foreclosure on contaminated land

Greenwood selectmen last week voted to waive foreclosure on a one-acre parcel of PCB-contaminated land next to the Saunders Brothers Mill on Main Street. The mill has been shut down since last summer, although owner Louise Jonaitis of Portland said as recently as October she planned to re-...

12:25pm Bethel Citizen

New plan finds Mt. Abram long-timers hopeful, apprehensive

As skiers settle into the New Year, a new model of ownership and operations is in the offing for the Mt. Abram ski area. Rooted in a concept of community-based cooperative, the new plan has been in the works for several years, and its advocates say that details will be made public in a few...

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Oxford County Sheriff's Office investigating string of burglaries in Greenwood

GREENWOOD — A string of burglaries at seasonal camps near Patch Mountain Road in Greenwood is being investigated by the Oxford County Sheriff's Office. One arrest has already been made in connection to the case, and investigators are pursuing other suspects.  Accordi...

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Outdoor enrichment program offered during holiday weeks

GREENWOOD — The University of Maine 4H Camp and Learning Center at Bryant Pond will offer an outdoor enrichment program during both Christmas and President’s holiday weeks at Mt. Abram. Open to kids ages 5 to 14, the programs will focus on outdoors skills such as wilderness sur...

11:55am

Mt. Abram and Bryant Pond 4H Camp to create Outdoor Enrichment Program

GREENWOOD — The University of Maine 4H Camp and Learning Center at Bryant Pond will be offering an outdoor enrichment program during both Christmas and President’s holiday weeks at Mt. Abram Ski Resort. It will be open to children ages 5 to 14. The programs will focus on outdoo...

12:00am Bethel Citizen

Mt. Abram outlines community offerings

New Mt. Abram General Manager Dave Scanlan met with Greenwood selectmen Tuesday and updated them on plans to involve the community in the ski area’s activities. Scanlan is a co-founder of the international Mountain Riders Alliance organization, which earlier this year took over manag...

12:00am Bethel Citizen

Sports bar proposed for Locke's Mills

Greenwood selectmen Tuesday tabled a liquor license application for Ringside Bar, a business proposed for the former site of the Mt. Mica Rarities gem shop. Citing concerns about traffic exiting the downhill driveway that enters Route 26, the board decided to ask for input from the Maine D...

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Greenwood opens new Town Hall

GREENWOOD — The new Town Hall opened this week for business. "We've moved," said Town Manager Kimberly Sparks of the new building in the Locke Mills section of town. The new Town Hall, which is a modular ranch-style building built by KBS Systems in Paris for ab...

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'Music For a Sunday Afternoon' PARIS — The second annual "Music For a Sunday Afternoon" concert will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at the First Universalist Church on Pine Street. There will be selections played on the 101-year-old classic Moller pipe ...