Stories about Norway

Voter turnout

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


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...


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...


Religious education open  house NORWAY — A religious education open house will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at the First Universalist Church (Unitarian Universalist), 479 Main St. Hosted by the church’s religious education committee, the...

Maine voters casting fewer absentee ballots than in 2008

LEWISTON — Voters across Maine are casting fewer absentee ballots than they did four years ago, perhaps hinting at a dip in turnout for Tuesday's election. Town and city clerks across the region say they are getting lots of early ballots, but the numbers are hundreds fewer than in 20...

PHOTO: Making a point at Norway Opera House

Workers at the Norway Opera House on Main Street are repointing the brick exterior of the 1894 building as part of a $1.1 million renovation of the first-floor storefronts. The commercial spaces are expected to be ready for occupancy in January.

Norway to file to evict Main Street tenants

NORWAY — Town officials seeking to prevent unsafe apartment units at 168 Main St. from being rented said Thursday they will file for an injunction in Oxford County Superior Court as early as Friday, Nov. 2. The injunction would prevent owner Patrick McInnis,70, from renting the ...

J. Lundy: A right to disapprove

Regarding a Sun Journal article on Oct. 23 about the controversy that arose when the Treworgy family of Levant put a sign on their property that urged voters to check off "no" on the same-sex marriage issue, it is unfortunate that the family gave in to pressure to remove the sign because someone ... 3