Stories about Greenwood

Charlotte W. Cole

NORWAY — Charlotte Winetta Cole of Greenwood died Monday, Oct. 14, at Norway Center for Health and Rehabilitation. She was born in Greenwood on Aug. 4, 1922, the daughter of Lester Wilbur Cole and Carrie Winetta Dunham Cole. She graduated from Greenwood Center School, known as Shadag...

Oxford County arrest log

PARIS — The following arrests were logged in the Oxford County Jail. * Emmie J. Provencher, 33, of Rumford, failure to appear, 8:39 p.m. Oct. 14, in Rumford by Maine State Police. * Jacob Andrew Lane, 32, of Greenwood, failure to pay fines, 11:50 a.m. Oct. 14, in Rumford ...

Oxford County Democrats met Sept. 8

BETHEL — The Oxford County Democrats held their Sept. 8 meeting at the Crescent Park School beginning with a potluck supper and social time. Cathy Newell, chair of the committee, welcomed attendees from Rumford, Mexico, Dixfield, Bethel, Greenwood, Norway, Paris, Woodstock and Oxford...

Gluten-free seminar, cooking workshop to be offered

GREENWOOD — A Living Gluten Free seminar and cooking workshop is being offered by Suzanne Dunham, herbalist and gluten free baker, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Dunham Farm. This program is for individuals recently diagnosed with celiac disease/dermatitis herpetiformus ...

Bethel Seniors trip to Vermont is Sept. 26

BETHEL — The Bethel Senior Citizens foliage trip to Cabot Farms in Vermont will take place Thursday, Sept. 26. The bus will leave Bethel Health Center at 8:15 sharp. Price of admission is $2. Woodstock-Greenwood Seniors are welcome. For information contact Arlene Lowell at 824-2877.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection is Sept. 21

BETHEL — On Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., residents in the Bethel area will be able to bring their unwanted poisons, pesticides and oil-based paints to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection at the SAD 44 Bus Barn. Residents with household chemicals that have been sitti...

Mt. Abram receives $235,000 grant for solar energy system

GREENWOOD — The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently awarded the Mt. Abram ski area a $235,000 grant to go toward installing a solar energy system. The money was awarded as part of the USDA's Rural Energy for America Program, which, according to its website, “provides assist...

Greenwood women lead reading, hands-on art activities at West Paris library

WEST PARIS — A dozen children and their parents gathered at the West Paris Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday to hear Greenwood resident D.C. Sherer read her book “The Cat With the Question Mark Tail.” Sher...

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