Stories about Norway

Practicing on snow

Alyssa Anderson is practicing her cross country skiing on the Matthew Record Memorial Park and Trail in Norway. Anderson, a member of snowshoe team of the Progress Center Special Olympics Team, spent the morning practicing for her upcoming snowshoe competition, but wanted to end her day with a li...

Oxford Hills groups band together to help homeless

NORWAY — A group formed to prevent homelessness and get the homeless back on their feet made progress Thursday, even if the group's name and the exact area they'll cover are still up in the air. When Mainers fall on hard times, often they don't know where to turn. Churches often dire... 1

SAD 44 Central offices to move to Norway Savings Bank

BETHEL — The SAD 44 board voted overwhelmingly Monday to enter into a five-year lease with Norway Savings Bank for the use of 1,900 square feet for the district’s central offices. “The price is really phenomenal,” Superintendent David Murphy said Wednesday. A...

Snow brings few accidents in Oxford Hills

PARIS — Wednesday's storm sent vehicles sliding off roads across Oxford County. In Paris, a Coca-Cola tractor-trailer jackknifed on Route 119 near the Hebron town line at around 11 a.m. The road was closed and traffic was diverted for about four hours until the truck could be moved.

Eats: Popular Norway restaurant is a taste of vegan

NORWAY — The Taste of Eden Vegan Cafe offers up some interestingly healthy and fabulous food — for vegans and non-vegans alike. Their recipes might just inspire you to start the New Year by eating a little healthier. The two owners of the cafe,which is located at 238 Main St., ...

Craft work

Katelynn Sleight, her mother, Maria Sleight, and Brianna Corriveau are pictured making a craft after Storytime at the Norway Memorial Library. Storytime is held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Baby Boosters is held at 10:30 a.m. Fridays in the Children’s Room. New families are welcome. For mor...

Briefly

Winter activity kits NORWAY — Children in first through third grade are invited to join a program to make winter activity kits from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, at the Norway Memorial Library. Participants will make games and activities to put in their ...

Local aid groups, churches, towns coordinating to streamline services

NORWAY — Local churches, towns and aid organizations are working to open up communications with one another to better provide aid to the poor and homeless. Anne Stanley, rector at Christ Episcopal Church in Norway, said one goal is to create a list or even a book for organizations in...

Men race rowboat across frozen lake to save dog

NORWAY — Two men pushed a rowboat more than 500 feet across Lake Pennesseewassee before breaking through the icy surface to rescue a dog from freezing waters Thursday afternoon. “If you could have seen that dog's face: You can't stop,” said Nick White, who along with B... 6

NPSW board to address employee bonuses Wednesday

PARIS — The Norway-Paris Solid Waste board will address Christmas bonuses given to NPSW employees at its meeting Wednesday night. Norway Town Manager David Holt, who is on the NPSW board, said that although he wasn't in favor of bonuses except in the case of outstanding work, he ackn...