Stories about Otisfield

Heniger Park lease-holders worry about doubling value

OTISFIELD — A plan to offer Heniger Park lessees an opportunity to sign a new, 99-year agreement for the town-owned land will come with a price that some called unaffordable. About 50 people at Thursday night's informational meeting at the Community Hall were told that about 35 lease...

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Boxberry auction, spring social HARRISON — The Boxberry School's sixth annual silent auction and spring social will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at Fernwood Cove. There will be live music with Milltown Roadshow, and Sopo Co. wines and gourmet app...

Western Foothills Land Trust plans two bird walks

Western Foothills Land Trust is offering two upcoming birding opportunities. The 19th annual Migratory Bird Walk will take place rain or shine at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at Roberts Farm Preserve, 64 Roberts Road, Norway. The group generally identifies about 50 species during the two-hour walk...

Heniger Park residents say they support proposed long-term lease

OTISFIELD — Heniger Park camp owners say they would support a long-term lease proposed by town officials, who are hoping to get fair market value from expiring park leases and increase the tax base in town. The Heniger Park Reassessment Committee will detail its plan during an inform...

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Nature Club plans potluck dinner OXFORD — The Twin Town Nature Club will begin its 91st year with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Monday, May 5, at the Congregational Church, 252 King St. Visitors are welcome. Bring a dish to share. For more informati...

Otisfield Community School trimester awards

OTISFIELD — Otisfield Community School has announced awards for the second trimester of 2013-14 school year. The following students earned Academic Recognition Awards, meaning they met and/or exceeded grade level expectations in all academic areas: Fou...

99-year lease offered to Pleasant Lake leaseholders

OTISFIELD — The Heniger Park Reassessment Committee will offer a 99-year lease to leaseholders on Pleasant Lake who agree to terminate their current 50-year lease in writing between Jan. 1 and June 30, 2015. Additionally, the committee recommends that a land capitalization value of 2...

Otisfield Historical Society to present 'Food from the Fifties' on April 24

OTISFIELD — Remember the happy days of the 1950s, when people ate lots of fruit Jell-o and casseroles made with Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup? All those nostalgic for this comfort food are especially invited to attend the Otisfield Historical Society’s April 24 lunche...

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West Paris food pantry WEST PARIS — The Neighborhood Niche Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, April 15, at West Paris Baptist Church, 15 Church St. The pantry is open the first and third Tuesday of each month. West Paris residents are invited ...

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AARP chapter meets April 14 PARIS — The Oxford Hills Chapter of AARP will meet on Monday, April 14, at the First Congregational Church on East Main Street. Lunch will be served at noon and a chicken dinner is on the menu. The cost is $6.50 and reservations are...