Stories about Otisfield

Well done: Students honored for achievements

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Kristen Lavallee of Lisbon has enrolled in Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the nation's first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. She is a graduate of Model Secondar...

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Duplicate Bridge Club results OXFORD — Oxford Hills Duplicate Bridge Club met Nov. 22 in the rec. building, where an eight table Mitchell movement was enjoyed. Finishing first in flight A N/S were Eleanor and Lindy Wigton (Lewiston), who also were first in fli...

Otisfield making safety improvements to Town Hall

OTISFIELD — Selectmen have agreed to spend up to $5,000 to install gutters on the Town Hall to prevent icing on the walkways into the building. “The gutters seem expensive but it's a huge building,” Selectman Rick Micklon said. Micklon said at the board meeting las...

Heniger Park owners respond to proposed new land leases

OTISFIELD — Owners of camps in Heniger Park on Pleasant Lake are being told to prepare for opposition when the Heniger Park Reassessment Committee unveils proposed new property lease terms next March. Some 39 property owners are fighting to keep lease fees affordable on camps they ha... 1

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'Music For a Sunday Afternoon' PARIS — The second annual "Music For a Sunday Afternoon" concert will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at the First Universalist Church on Pine Street. There will be selections played on the 101-year-old classic Moller pipe ...

Martha Connell

1918 - 2013 CASCO — On Sunday, Nov. 10, Martha Connell, 95, passed away at Country Village Assisted Living in Casco, after a long period of declining health. Martha, daughter of Silas and Amy Nutting, was born in Otisfield in 1918. She grew up in Otisfield and South Paris, att...

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Harvest supper aids Smile Fund BETHEL — A community harvest supper will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at West Parish Congregational Church UCC, 32 Church St. Menu includes baked ham, baked beans and all the fixings. Cost is $10. Proceeds will ben...

Otisfield seeks engineer's opinion on road drainage

OTISFIELD — The Board of Selectmen has agreed to ask an engineer to survey the erosion problems on Cobb Hill Road to resolve drainage problems affecting the water quality of Thompson Lake. Ross Cudlitz of Engineering Assistance & Design in Yarmouth will be asked to look at the ro... 1

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MPBN one-day pledge drive LEWISTON — The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is holding a Super Thursday One-Day Pledge drive on Thursday, Nov. 7. The on-air drive will run from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., and online donations can be made throughout the day starting at midnight...

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Heywood Club hosts MOFGA rep NORWAY — Cheryl Wixson, organic marketing consultant for the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, will speak to the Heywood Club at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the home of Rowena Palmer, 286 Round the Pond Road. Wixso...