Stories about Oxford

Manslaughter testimony focuses on Lowe's statements after crash

PARIS — On the second full day of the Kristina Lowe double-manslaughter trial, two police officers, a nurse and an emergency medical technician each testified that Lowe denied driving the car that crashed on Jan. 7, 2012, killing 16-year-old Rebecca Mason and 19-year-old Logan Dam. T...

Oxford board agrees to sewer pipe bid

OXFORD — Selectmen on Thursday took a major step toward awarding a $3.67 million contract to a Bangor-based company for the first installment of sewer pipes in its sewer system project. In a unanimous decision, selectmen agreed to Sargent Corp.'s bid to lay sewer pipes over a three-m...

Manslaughter trial testimony recounts night of fatal crash

PARIS — In a dramatic demonstration of how far Kristina Lowe and her friend, Jacob Skaff, walked after they left the scene of an accident that killed two Oxford Hills teens, Maine State Police Trooper Thomas Welch held an oversized aerial photograph of the route the two walked and he counte...

Churchill Downs says commitment to Oxford Casino remains strong

OXFORD — Calling Oxford Casino "an incredible economic engine," a spokeswoman for Churchill Downs Inc., owner of the casino, said a $300 million dollar investment in New York State will not draw future investments away from the Oxford facility. Churchill Down officials announced Tues... 2

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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...

Oxford Hills Middle School honor roll

PARIS — Trimester two honor roll reports have been announced for Oxford Hills Middle School. Grade seven High honors: Rodney Bean, Jessica Bickford, Sebastian Brochu, Oneil Brown, Annie Choi, Katerina Crowell, William Dieterich, Victoria Eicho...

Oxford Elementary School trimester awards

OXFORD — Oxford Elementary School has announced the second-trimester awards. School Pride Awards  Mrs. Maxfield’s kindergarten: Riley Abbott, Isabella Giasson, Owen McKenzie, Eli Powers, Mykenzie Ross, Hannah Strohl, Lily Varney and...

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$3.81 million budget goes to Oxford voters

OXFORD — Selectmen last week signed the town warrant scheduling the annual town meeting to see if voters will approve a $3.81 million budget for fiscal year 2014-15. On paper voters are being asked to raise $531,013 - 16 percent - more than last year, though town Manager Michael Cham...