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Norway to host safety days Aug. 10

NORWAY — Community Safety Days, presented by Oxford Hills Fire Prevention and Safety, will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Norway Fire Station, Danforth Street. Coffee, cold drinks hot dogs, pizza, chips and desserts will be provided at no cost to all who...


Famous hobo left mark in Bethel area

A famous hobo of the early 20th century who went by the name “A No. 1” was played by actor Lee Marvin in the 1973 film, “Emperor of the North Pole.” The man, whose real name was Leon Ray Livingston, left his mark wherever he went by carving “A No. 1” on ... 1


Local students earn degrees from the University of Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Some 2,557 students were awarded bachelor's degrees during the University of Vermont's 211th commencement ceremonies on May 19. Local students earned the following degrees. Anna L. Herbert of Auburn received a Bachelor of Science in nutrition and fo...


SAD 44 passes 2013-14 budget

BETHEL — Voters in SAD 44 passed a $10,371,000 operating budget Tuesday by a vote of 299-222. They also approved continuing the two-vote process for approving the budget for the next three years. “I’m very pleased to see the budget pass and I’m sure I can spe...


SAD 44 budget passes

Budget wins approval in SAD 44 BETHEL — The five member towns of SAD 44 approved a proposed $10,371,000 budget Tuesday for school year 2013-14 by an unofficial vote of 299-222. Only Andover, with a vote of 31-50 voted the budget down. Newry residents tied at 23-23. The ...


SAD 44 residents vote on $10,371,000 budget Tuesday

BETHEL — Residents of SAD 44 will go the polls on Tuesday, June 11, to act on a proposed $10.37 million budget for 2013-14. The overwhelming majority of residents from Andover, Bethel, Greenwood, Newry and Woodstock approved the figure at a meeting...


SAD 44 board adopts $10.27 million budget

BETHEL — The SAD 44 board on Monday unanimously adopted an operating budget of $10,271,310 and an adult education budget of $152,259. The proposed 2013-14 operating budget is about the same as four years ago, Superintendent David Murphy said. However, because of a significant decline...


Fish barrier training to be offered

OXFORD — A stream crossing and dam inventory to assess fish passage barriers in the Little Androscoggin River watershed will begin in May with a training session for volunteers to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Oxford Town Office, 85 Pleasant St. Alex Abbott, ...


Toby Cole completes basic training

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Pvt. Toby A. Cole has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skill...



Brian and Suzanne Dunham, owners of Velvet Hollow Sugar Works at their farm in Greenwood, will host a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Maine Maple Sunday, March 24. Gluten-free pancakes will be featured. The breakfast will also include scrambled eggs, bacon, coffee or juice. The cos...