Stories about Lovell


T. Seger: Respectful tone

I echo Oxford County Treasurer Roy Gedat’s call for civility in politics: “. . . respectful discourse, absent of personal attacks with the best interests of taxpayers always in the forefront.” (April 24) In recent years, I have noticed a disturbing lack of civility in pol...


Scott P. Thomas

LOVELL — Scott Peter Thomas, 50, of Lovell passed away peacefully surrounded by friends and family on Saturday, April 7, after a 5 year journey with colon cancer. He was born Oct. 23, 1961, at the Osteopathic Hospital in Portland, to the late Ursula Thomas and the late Clarence Thoma...



Caring for dogs NORWAY — Responsible Pet Care is in urgent need of foster homes, dog walkers and fundraising. An informational meeting will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at the Norway Town Office. Oxford Hills no longer has a place for stray, abandone...


Southern Maine Community College announces dean’s list students

SOUTH PORTLAND — Southern Maine Community College announces the dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester. Androscoggin County Auburn: Susan Akerley, Lani Cabral, Benjamin Clark, Cody Day, Emily Johnson, Jasmine Knight, Crystal Martin, Lindsey Simpson, Doni...


Poland Spring donates for VFW defibrillator

LOVELL — Poland Spring Water Co. has donated $1,200 for the purchase of an automated external defibrillator for the Fryeburg/Lovell VFW Post on Smarts Hill Road. The defibrillator will be used in case of cardiac arrhythmia emergencies at community events held at the VFW Post building servin...


Rumford man injured in collision Sunday in Mexico

MEXICO — A head-on collision Sunday afternoon on Main Street sent one man to Rumford Hospital and a car and pickup truck were damaged beyond repair, police said late Monday afternoon. Randolph Angotti, 18, of Rumf...


Norway man killed when van rolls over on icy Lovell road

LOVELL — A 30-year-old Norway man was killed Sunday morning when the van he was in skidded on an icy Shave Hill Road, rolled over and struck a utility pole. Eric Blades was pronounced dead at the scene of the 10:35 a.m. crash, according to a news release from the Oxford County Sherif...


Countdown to Christmas

The Sun Journal asked readers and staffers to share some of their favorite Christmas memories. In this final column of the series, there's a mission visit, Christmas in Vegas and plenty of meat. Sunrise, sunset "It was still dark Christmas Day in 2007 when my husban... 1


Lovell church to hold online auction, more

LOVELL — The Lovell United Church of Christ will hold an online auction starting on Nov. 13 and ending promptly at 9 a.m. on Dec. 11. To participate, go to the new website,, click on “Events” and then link to the auction site for directions. Items to be ...


Early-morning fire destroys Lovell home

LOVELL — A home at 70 West Stoneham Road was destroyed in an early-morning fire Monday. Lovell fire Chief Tommie McKenzie said homeowner James Walker, 64, was the sole occupant. Stoneham Rescue transported Walker to Bridgton Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. McKenzi...