Stories about Greenwood


Household hazardous waste collection set for Sept. 22

BETHEL —  On Saturday, Sept. 22, between 9 and 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.  It is located at the corner of Main and Cross ...


Greenwood will vote on fireworks ordinance

At an upcoming special town meeting, Greenwood selectmen will propose that fireworks be restricted to days around July 4th and Labor Day of each year. The ordinance proposal comes in response to citizen complaints about the use of fireworks in town, especially around lakes and ponds. A pub...


L. Hoy: Country's ruinous march

I just filled my tank with $4.03 a gallon gas. I will not accept this high price as inevitable. Today’s high prices are an expression of President Barack Obama’s intentions. He favors high gasoline prices as a way to force stubborn Americans to abandon the carbon economy for the adopt... 14


C. Newell: Will work tirelessly

I am writing in support of Dennise Whitley, the Democratic candidate for Maine State Senate in District 13, including Oxford Hills towns, southern Oxford County and the Bridgton area. A native of Norway, Whitley recently retired as a director of governmental affairs for the American Heart ...


Greenwood man dies when struck by logging pulley

GREENWOOD — A local man died at his home last week after being struck in the chest and side of the head with a pulley while cutting down trees, State Trooper Jason Wing said. Timothy J. Devine, 43, was an avid woodsman, according to his obituary. "In Greenwood, there were a co...


OHHS class planning 35-year reunion

GREENWOOD — The Oxford Hills High School Class of 1977 will celebrate its 35th reunion from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Littlefield Beaches Campground, Route 26. Charcoal and grills will be available. A potluck meal will be held, horseshoes, basketball courts and playground are...


Greenwood to hold public hearing on possible fireworks ordinance

At a public hearing Tuesday, Aug. 21, interested Greenwood residents will be asked their thoughts on the town adopting an ordinance either banning the use of fireworks, or limiting the hours during which they can be set off. The option favored at the hearing will then go a special town mee...


Helen C. Farrar

NORWAY — Helen C. Farrar, of Norway, left this world to be at peace, free of pain and sickness, on Aug. 5, which was also her nephew, Bobby Crockett’s birthday. Helen lived a blessed 90 years with ...



Butterflies emerging WEST PARIS — A dozen active and hungry monarch butterfly caterpillars were given to the West Paris Library on July 23. They came with a lifetime supply of their food, milkweed leaves. By July 25, all but the very smallest caterpillar had e...


L. Hoy: An unbridgeable chasm

I skimmed through the letters to the editor (July 16) and marveled at the seamless and unbroken display of leftist sentiment and thought as letter followed letter. Without reference to any one particular letter or issue, what struck me about the collection was how absolutely foreign it all... 6