Stories about Norway


Oxford County Democrats held business meeting, caucus training

Caucuses will be held March 2 BETHEL — The Oxford County Democrats held their January meeting on Jan. 20 at the Crescent Park School, with attendance by Congressional candidates Sen. Emily Cain of Orono, Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash and Alden Smith...


The Friends of the Norway Memorial Library looking for volunteers

NORWAY — From sponsoring a middle-eastern musical performance to chocolate-tasting events to purchasing video and audiobooks, the Friends of the Norway Memorial Library have been working for more than a quarter of a century to improve the library's resources. Now they are looking for...

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Owners unable to see through winter, the Norway Trolley House closes

NORWAY —A fter months of decreases in business, the Norway Trolley House closed their doors Saturday. On a message posted on the restaurant's Facebook page, owners Jon and Willow Ochtera, along with staff, thanked supporters. 'This has not been an easy decision to make. We put...


Barbara J. Kirschner Dow

NORWAY — Barbara Jean Kirschner Dow, 77, of Norway, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, at Stephens Memorial Hospital. She was born to Lelia Margaret Russell Kirschner and Louis Albert Fred Kirschner V at home on Russell Street in South Paris on Aug. 3, 1936. As a young girl, Barbara w...


Paris selectmen call for local TV meeting with Norway

PARIS — Selectmen want to meet with their counterparts from Norway to address concerns with the operation of the Norway-Paris Community TV board of directors.  Board members also voted to formally discipline NPC-TV board member Rick Kimball, who was involved with another bo...


New AMVETS group looking for a home

The next meeting will be Feb. 6 NORWAY — AMVETS Post No. 777 held their monthly meeting on Jan. 9 at the Maine Veterans' Home in South Paris. The Post welcomed two new members, Vicky Phillips and Lou Bernier. Commander Ron Snow established a committee to look ...


Donald H. Cash

AUBURN — Donald H. Cash, 57, of Norway, passed away at the Hospice House on Thursday, Jan. 23. Don was born in Lewiston on April 19, 1956, to Celia Crooker Cash and John Cash. Don graduated from Oxford Hills High School in 1975, where he was a leader in gymnastics, earning state awar...


Norway police cruiser totaled in Lake Road crash

NORWAY — A Norway police officer was transported to a hospital early Monday morning following a vehicle crash that wrecked the department cruiser he was driving.  According to Norway police Detective Gary Hill, officer James Ventresca was in pursuit of a speeding vehicle wh...



Dance with Jones Dance Band PARIS — A dance with music by the Jones Dance Band will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22, at the American Legion Hall, 12 Church St. Cost is $5. Hartford Church clothing center hours


Alan Day Community Garden: Season to kick off with meeting, bulk seed order

NORWAY — The Alan Day Community Garden is kicking off its sixth year with an open community meeting and a bulk seed order. Both will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, Groundhog Day, at the Fare Share Commons on Main Street. Healthy refreshments will be served. For most gard...