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West Paris food pantry WEST PARIS — The Neighborhood Niche Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 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 to ...

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New Year's Eve dance at Legion PARIS — A New Year's Eve dance with music by the Jones Band will take place from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 31, at the American Legion Hall, 12 Church St. Tickets are $15 if reserved by Dec. 21. Cost is $20 after that da...

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Spurrs Corner food pantry hours OTISFIELD — The food pantry at Spurrs Corner Church, Route 121, will be open Tuesday, Dec. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon. The pantry is open to residents of Otisfield on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. For information cal...

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Otisfield panel meeting to review telecommunications ordinance

OTISFIELD — The Ordinance Policy Review Committee continues review and possible revision of the town's telecommunications ordinance this week. “We know the ordinance is not without flaws,” Board of Selectmen Chairman Hal Ferguson said. “There's always some things th...

Santa to light Otisfield tree Saturday night

OTISFIELD — The holiday spirit will be in full swing this Saturday when Santa Claus arrives at the Town Office at 7:15 p.m. for the annual Christmas tree lighting and visit with children. The event will be preceded by a public supper at the Otisfield Elementary School on Powhatan Roa...

Otisfield board to consider furnace bids

OTISFIELD — The Board of Selectmen has agreed to revisit proposals for a new furnace for the Town Office building on Route 121. The decision came Wednesday night after Selectman Rick Micklon said the burner is inefficient and costly, and it's time to address replacing it. He s...

Otisfield road erosion linked to watershed

OTISFIELD — Selectmen say a large watershed on top of Scribner Hill is being eyed as a major cause for ongoing erosion on Cobb Hill Road that is threatening the water quality of Thompson Lake. “I think we're heading in the right direction,” Selectman Rick Micklon said at ...

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Orrell E. Linnell

WEST PARIS — Orrell E. Linnell, 103, of Otisfield, passed on to a better place on Sunday, Dec. 1, after being a resident of Ledgeview Living Center for several years. Initially, he was a resident in one of the apartments, but ultimately moved to the long-term care unit. While there, he acqu...

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Black ice sends SUV off Otisfield road

OTISFIELD — An early morning crash on Bolsters Mills Road on Wednesday sent an Oxford man to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Tate Tibbetts, 21, was driving south at approximately 4:45 a.m. when the 2006 Chevrolet Equinox he was driving hit a patch of black ice.

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Reception for new art show RUMFORD — The Pennacook Art Center and River Valley Growth Council will host a reception for a new art show from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the River Valley Technology Center, 60 Lowell St. Meet the artists and view the art. A do...