Stories about Otisfield

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Town officials to 'brainstorm' about SAD 17 budget

PARIS — Board of Selectmen Chairman Sam Elliot is hosting a meeting of chairmen from boards of selectmen and budget committees from Oxford Hills towns to discuss the growing SAD 17 budget. Elliot said the meeting will be a “brainstorming session” to discuss how to address...

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Norway Planning Board to consider cell tower application

NORWAY — Planning Board members will meet Thursday to hear more information on an application by Global Tower Partners of Falmouth to construct a communications tower on Frost Hill. Planning Board Chairman Dennis Gray said GTP has filed a preapplication to construct a 190-foot tower ...

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Calendar featuring hooked rugs is fundraiser for old schoolhouse

OTISFIELD — The Bell Hill Meetinghouse Association's effort to restore the only remaining one-room brick schoolhouse in town is being funded in part by the release of a 2013 calendar. Callie Zilinsky, president of the Bell Hill Meetinghouse Association, said the calendar features pic...

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Harmonies, desserts event SWEDEN — The second annual Holiday Harmonies and Decadent Desserts will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Town Meeting Hall. Musicians include Ken and Laurie Turley, Greg and Jenny Huang-Dale and John Waldie. The homemade des...

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Otisfield committee showing tar sands film

OTISFIELD — The Otisfield Conservation Committee will show the 45-minute film "Pipe Dreams" Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Town Office, 403 State Route 121, starting at 7 p.m. The showing is free to the public and all are welcome. "Pipe Dreams" tells the story of the epic struggle shaping u...

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Historical Society Christmas supper PARIS — The November and December meetings of the Paris Cape Historical Society will be combined on Thursday, Dec. 6, in a Christmas supper party. Members and friends are invited to the home of Cynthia Immonen, 43 Mountain View Dri...

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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...

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Food pantry open Tuesday WEST PARIS — The food pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at West Paris Baptist Church, 15 Church St. The pantry is open the first and third Tuesday of each month. Food pantry is open Friday O...

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Results listed for 5K Foliage Race, Fun Run

WATERFORD — The sun shone down and the temperatures dipped to create a perfect setting for the 13th Waterford 5K Foliage Race and Fun Run held in early October. The red and golden colors of fall set the tone for the competitors, along with the usual chili cook-off, this year provided by the...

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Otisfield telecommunications tower decision rests with court

OTISFIELD — The fate of a plan by U.S. Cellular to construct a 180-foot telecommunications tower on Scribner Hill now rests with the Oxford County Superior Court. The Board of Appeals on Thursday night turned down an appeal by The Friends of Scribner Hill, which is contesting the Pla...