Stories about Harrison

Well done

BOSTON — Brittany Martin, daughter of Jeanne and Dan Martin of Lewiston has been named to the dean’s list with distinction for the fall 2012 semester at Boston University. A 2011 graduate of Lewiston High School, Martin is majoring in graphic design.


Senior social, luncheon HARRISON — A senior social and luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the Fire Station Community Room. Meal will include homemade beef stew and rolls, decorate a cupcake and juice, coffee or tea. Cost is $3.

Winter fun day planned for Feb. 3

HARRISON — Sunday, Feb. 3 will be a busy day at the Highview Farm of Bill and Darcy Winslow, located at 48 Leader Harmon Road, because it will be the fourth annual winter fun day for the Waterford World's Fair. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dress warmly. The fair's mobile...

Vietnam War veteran finally awarded Purple Heart

HARRISON — A local veteran received his Purple Heart on Thursday, 46 years after he was injured during a "search and destroy" mission in Vietnam. Stephen L. Andrews, 66, who served in the U.S. Army, was shot in his right leg April 6, 1967. He was honorably discharged in Decemb...

Well done - Students honored for achievement

PARIS — Kelly Laplante has been selected as the 2012-13 recipient of the Central Maine Community College Aspire Higher scholarship. This scholarship enables her to take up to 15 credits of CMCC courses tuition free at the Western Maine Community College Center in South Pari...


Community Center open in Oxford OXFORD — The Oxford Community Center is now open to Oxford residents. Hours of operation are Mondays and Wednesdays from 2 to 6 p.m., Fridays from 2 to 8 p.m., Saturdays from noon to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. Events i...

Harrison church expected to reopen for Easter

HARRISON — Parishioners temporarily forced out of their church following a Labor Day weekend fire last year may be worshiping in the historic church again by Easter. “Our goal right now is to be worshiping there on Easter Sunday, March 31,” said Joanne Sullivan, administr... 1

Semi rolls over in Harrison

HARRISON — A tractor-trailer overturned on Route 117 early Thursday morning, leaking an unknown amount of oil and diesel fuel. The rig overturned into a brook between Maple Ridge Road and Deer Hill Road on the side of Crystal Lake at about 4 a.m. Town Manager George "Bud&rdquo...

Fishing shack unloaded in Harrison

Jim Allen, left, and his son Adam, both of Bridgton, unloaded their fishing shack at the boat ramp on Long Lake in Harrison on Monday afternoon. Jim Allen, who has been fishing on the lake since the 1970s, said they placed the shack closer to the shore than usual because they were not sure of ice... 1