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Maurer Meals event supports scholarships, promotes local food

The eighth annual Maurer Meals will be held Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13 at 14 locally owned restaurants throughout western Maine. Participating restaurants will offer special menus featuring locally grown food products, including organic and all natural foods. Money raised goes to the J...

University of New England dean's list

BIDDEFORD — The University of New England's spring undergraduate dean's list students are as follows. Auburn: Nicole Allen, Hilary Boulier, Ashleigh Footer, Jessica Lau, Rebeccah Leavitt, Kelsey Letourneau, Timothy Mains, Alice Read. Bethel: Alex Hebert. Bowdoin: Amber ...

Paris man convicted of trying to kill ex-girlfriend, family

PARIS — An Oxford County jury on Wednesday found a Paris man guilty of trying to burn down his ex-girlfriend's house in Norway in December 2011 while she and her grandparents were asleep. The jury of six men and six women found Andrew Freeman, 22, guilty of two charges of aggravated ... 1

Paris arson trial: Ex-girlfriend says breakup behind crime

PARIS — A Paris man charged with trying to kill his ex-girlfriend by burning down her grandparents' Norway home tried to use a friend's saliva to “outsmart” a DNA test, according to testimony Monday in Oxford County Superior Court. Andrew J. Freeman, 22, faces two charges...

Veteran recognition day set for Oct. 14

GREENWOOD — On Oct. 14, the Jackson-Silver American Legion Post 68 will host a Veteran Recognition Day for Oxford County veterans and their families at the Gore Road post. Members will recognize the service of local veterans who served in any war including but not limited to Desert Storm, I...

Oxford Hills schools low test scores will require changes

OXFORD — Curriculum Director Kathy Elkins told the Oxford Hills School District Board of Directors recently that its appears almost certain the district will be designated a continuous improvement priority district for its underachieving math test scores. The designation is based on ...

50th anniversary celebrated

Rita and Robert LaFlamme NORWAY — Robert "Bob" and Rita LaFlamme of Norway were given a celebration party Aug. 18 in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married June 30, 1962. The celebration party was hosted by their sons and daughters-in-law, John ...

Southern New Hampshire University dean's list

MANCHESTER, N.H. — The following students have been named to the president’s list or dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at Southern New Hampshire University. President's list Auburn: Brandy Fulcher, Associate of Science business administration; Cam...

University of Maine at Fort Kent dean's list

FORT KENT — The following local students were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Albany Township: Valerie Hamel. Auburn: Christa Metivier, Jessica Miville. Byron: Mariah Briggs. Durham: Nicole Wear...

University of Maine at Augusta dean's list

AUGUSTA — Students at the University of Maine at Augusta who earned the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester have been announced by Provost Joseph Szakas. Androscoggin Shafee Aden, Lewiston; Samuel Berce, Auburn; Michael Bernard, Auburn; Shylo Burrell, Au...