Stories about Otisfield

Otisfield board signs contract for road erosion work

OTISFIELD — The Board of Selectmen signed a contract with Ross Cudlitz for engineering services to review, evaluate and model the design of the Cobb Hill Road erosion project. The $5,795 contract was reviewed and signed by the board at its meeting Wednesday night in the Community Hal...

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Dance planned at American Legion PARIS — A dance will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturdays, March 8, 15, 22 and 29, at the American Legion Hall, 12 Church St. The Jones Dance Band will provide the music. Cost is $5. World's Fair meeting...

Norway man arrested after chase through woods in Otisfield

OTISFIELD — Officers from three law enforcement agencies spent hours searching the woods for a man who fled a sheriff's deputy earlier in the afternoon.  Jonathan R. Paine, 28, of Norway, was wanted on three arrest warrants for hundreds of dollars in unpaid fines from previ...

Little Androscoggin River watershed fish barrier inventory completed

A stream crossing and dam inventory to assess fish passage barriers in the Little Androscoggin River watershed has been completed. The work was partially funded by grants from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund and Corporate Wetland Restoration Partnership. M...

Signs ordered for Otisfield nature trails

OTISFIELD — Selectmen have agreed to erect signs for the Two Ponds Nature Area trail system which links Saturday and Moose ponds. “The signs have been ordered,” Selectmen Chairman Hal Ferguson said. They will, in part, restrict snowmobile and ATV use of paths. The ...

Otisfield board decides on erosion control plan

OTISFIELD — Selectmen are moving forward with an engineering plan to reduce erosion on Cobb Hill Road. They recently reviewed an updated engineering plan to keep sediment from Cobb Hill Road from entering Thompson Lake. They agreed to fund the first two phases of a three-phase plan.

Maine Students named to president’s, dean's lists at Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, N.H.  — The following students  achieved academic recognition for the fall 2013 semester at Southern New Hampshire University. President’s list Auburn: Jason Melanson, Bachelor of Arts in general studies.

Saint Joseph's College Maine dean's list

STANDISH — The following local residents were named to the dean's list at Saint Joseph's College Maine for the fall semester. Andover: Izaak Mills Auburn: James Philbrook Avon: Aaron Jalbert Bowdoin:

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Lewiston Bridge Club winners LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on Feb. 18 were as follows: first, Claire Lyons and Priscilla Rooth; second, Larry Fortier and Roger Labbe; third, Jan and Vern Arey; fourth, Jeanine Kivus and Luke Merry;...

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RAAPA meeting at Green Church MEXICO — The RAAPA Chorus will rehearse at the Green Church in Mexico on Tuesday, Feb. 18, instead of Muskie Auditorium due to school vacation. West Paris food pantry WEST PARIS — The Neighborhood Nic...