Stories about Norway

Stephens Memorial Hospital launches My Ticket Home program

NORWAY — Being in the hospital can be a traumatic event for both patients and families. Stephens Memorial Hospital recognizes that once a patient is discharged from the hospital, although the stay may be over, the care continues. In order to assist patients and families and continue to prov...

Principal honored with alumni award

NORWAY — Ted Moccia of Norway was honored recently with the Plymouth State University Alumni Achievement Award. Moccia is a 1984 graduate of Plymouth State. The award recognizes alumni who exemplify the University motto, Ut prosim (That I may serve). The awardee must demonstrate acti...

Collaborate offers ski program for students

OXFORD — Working together for the benefit of area elementary school children, a nonprofit, a local business, a family and numerous volunteers are partnering with SAD 17 to provide a six-week after school Nordic ski program for schools in the district. Programs will be offered Tuesday...

Students honored for achievements

CINCINNATI — Catherine Blais of Lewiston received a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Cincinnati. She also achieved dean’s list recognition for the summer quarter 2011-12. SELINSGROVE, Pa. — Two are...

Hebron students help out at food bank, other area groups

Hebron Academy seniors Joe Ford, left, of Sarasota, Fla., and Jeff Turcotte of Lewiston string Christmas lights in public spaces around Norway, including at the fountain behind the town offices on Danforth Street.

Christmas parade may be the state's largest

NORWAY — The annual Oxford Hills parade will welcome in the Christmas holiday season at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24. The 37th annual parade, which is thought to be the largest Christmas parade in the state, starts on Main Street in Norway by the Advertiser-Democrat Block and will proce... 2

Donald E. Lovell

NORWAY — Donald E. Lovell Sr., 72, of Norway, died Monday, Nov. 19, at his home. He was born in Starks, April 7, 1940, the son of Leo and Audrey Crocker Lovell. He had been employed as a truck driver for C.N. Brown, as well as being a woodsman and doing car maintenance. He married De...

Celebration set at Norway community garden

NORWAY – A celebration of the Alan Day Community Garden will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 26 Whitman St. Organizers said the event is being held so families can celebrate the season while supporting the local community garden where volunteers help people learn how to gro...

Wires moved for Gingerbread House

FairPoint Communications workers redirect wires Monday at the Gingerbread House on Main Street in Norway to prepare for excavation of a new driveway. Members of the Friends of the Gingerbread House say they are wrapping up winterizing the historic building, including covering windows with plywood...

Oxford County arrest log

PARIS – The following arrests were logged at the Oxford County jail over the weekend: Tracy J. Bishop, 41, of Hiram, on a charge of failure to pay fines, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17 in Hiram, by Oxford County Sheriff' Department. Heather Marie Buotte, 27, of Andover, of a charge of fail...