Stories about Norway

Merrill re-elected to Oxford County Commission

NORWAY — Unofficial results show Oxford County Commissioner Steven Merrill won re-election over challenger Charleen Chase in Tuesday's election. Merrill was shown with 5,087 votes to Chase's 4,723, according to numbers collected by the Bangor Daily News, but the figures didn't includ...

Norway board considers energy-saving measures

NORWAY — Ice that forms each winter behind the entryway to the municipal building could be fixed with insulation, according to an energy audit of the building. The Board of Selectmen was told by Peter Tousley, president of TCorp., Energy Use Management in Norway and Colchester, Vt., ...

Dilworth wins Register of Probate vote in Oxford County

NORWAY — Jennifer Dilworth has won the race for Oxford County Register of Probate in a 13,294 to 11,460 tally against her opponent, Carol Gutenkunst, with 92 percent of the towns reporting by Wednesday morning. A total of 26,740 of 41,137 registered voters in Oxford County turned out...

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Wednesday story times NORWAY — On Wednesdays in November, the Norway Memorial Library Children’s Room is hosting special story times at 10:30 a.m. Children ages 3 to 5 years old, along with their caregivers, are invited to hear a story and make a craft related ...

Dilworth ahead in probate race

Melissa Record with her daughter Brealynn were among the many new voters who registered Tuesday at the polls in Oxford to cast a vote in the general election. Pictured with Record are election workers Suzanne Sawyer and Joan Catalano.

Voter turnout

Norway Town Clerk Shirley Boyce said voting was sporadic Tuesday at the Fire Station on Danforth Street.

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Norway Historical Society curator Charles Longley speaks with Kellie Danico of Norway and Bob Randolph of Berwick about Norway's shoe industry. The display of old, unidentified tools was set up at the Norway Town Hall on Tuesday to give the society an opportunity to ask voters if anyone could ide...

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Craft fair at Legion hall PARIS — A craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the American Legion hall, Church Street. To rent a table, call 743-7231. Church announces holiday fair PARIS — A holiday fair ...

Car burns in Norway

At roughly 4 p.m. Sunday, firefighters from the Norway Fire Department and paramedics with Pace Ambulance responded to a car fire on Camp Cinnamon Road in Norway. According to Norway Fire Department Chief Dennis Yates, the fire was quickly extinguished, though the vehicle was destroyed. No injuries were reported.

Opera House clock powered by sunlight

NORWAY — The Norway Opera House clock is now running on solar power. Jim Bryant of Wayne, known locally as the clock man, said the hands of the clock are turning thanks to a 12-volt, DC solar panel installed on the south side of the bell tower this past summer. “That's w...