Stories about Norway


John S. Russell

PORTLAND — John S. Russell, 47, of Norway passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Maine Medical Center. He was born in Calais, to Isaac and Mary (Cawley) Russell on Aug. 3, 1964. John was owner and operator of Russell & Sons Towing. He is survived by his wife, Shari Russell of ...


Local artists win at show

NORWAY — Western Maine Art Group announced the winners of this summer's Best of the Best of Western Maine Juried Art Show. The winners received ribbons, certificates and cash prizes. Professional: First prize, Portrait of Duncan Slade by Sheridan McLaughlin; second, Winter Triptych ...


Design students view exhibit at Norway arts center

NORWAY — High school art students got a lesson in sights and sounds this week. Fourteen students from Phil Hammett's 2 Design class at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School visited the Lajos Matolcsy Arts Center on Main Street on Wednesday to view the Painters, Players & Poets e...


5th Saturday to feature contra dance, supper

NORWAY — October’s 5th Saturday will feature contra dancing and a public supper on Saturday, Oct. 29, in the Norway Grange Hall. The ghostly cooks at Norway’s Ganderia Middle School will serve a public supper starting at 5 p.m. Dinners will be $8 for adults and $4 for ki...


Norway man's car goes 1 million miles

SACO, Maine (AP) — A Maine man and his car are celebrating a million-mile milestone. Joe LoCicero was given a 2012 Honda Accord at a parade in the city of Saco on Sunday after surpassing the million-mile mark on the odometer of his 1990 Accord. He reached the milestone last Thursday... 1


More efficient manner

Same-day voter registration has served the state of Maine well, but change can be a good thing. Forty years ago, lawmakers could not have anticipated there would be upward of 50,000 people taking advantage of a system allowing them to register on the day of voting. This designed “saf... 1


Jeanne Delia Boucher

WEST PARIS — Jeanne Delia Boucher (Brodeur), 78, of Norway, peacefully passed away early Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Ledgeview Living Center, with her family at her side. Jeanne was born Feb. 23, 1933, in Old Town, to Napoleon and Delia Brodeur. She attended St. Joseph’s Catholi...


Photo: Business to Business Expo attracts hundreds in Norway

Peter Gore, legislative liaison for Maine State Chamber of Commerce, discusses health care at a business round table during Friday's Business to Business Expo at the Norway Armory. The event was organized by the Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce and more than 200 people attended. Downstairs, more ...


H.S. Football: Eddies come back on Vikings

PARIS — The game had all the makings of a classic playoff matchup. Extended introductions, these due to senior night at Oxford Hills? Check. Crisp, clean autumn air? Check. Two teams playing with plenty of pride? Check. No matter that, previous to Friday night, E...


Oxford schools reaping benefits of energy work

The Oxford Hills School District has aggressively attacked its energy costs in a way that could serve as a model, not only for other school districts but for businesses and homeowners, as well. The district has worked over the past four years with Siemens Inc. to make energy-saving improve... 1