Stories about Oxford

OHCHS project wins energy-efficiency award

OXFORD — The energy savings projects completed by Siemens Industry Inc. in the Oxford Hills School District has been recognized as one of the top two energy efficient projects in New England. Superintendent Rick Colpitts told the Board of Directors on Monday that the district was awa...

Mexico police log

MEXICO — Mexico police Lt. Roy Hodsdon said members of the department have responded to 48 calls in the previous eight days. Arrests * Stephen Beauton, 50, of Backkingdom Road, Mexico, on a charge of domestic terrorizing at his home at 6:20 p.m., March 4. He was bailed from th... 1

Oxford Hills Christian Academy held comedy night

The 4th annual Comedy Night was recently hosted by Oxford Hills Christian Academy at the Hosanna Church in Welchville. OHCA alum Steve Corning, in front, senior Liz Donovan and junior KC Anderson kept the audience in stitches during an improv sketch.

No charges filed against Bethel driver, official says

OXFORD – No charges will be brought against a Bethel woman whose car crashed off Route 26 last summer, resulting in the death of her 8-year-old son. Jessica Thurston, 28, and her son Matthew, a student at Crescent Park Elementary School in Bethel, were injured Aug. 12 when her car cr... 2

Oxford Hills board shown in iPad proficiency

OXFORD – The Oxford Hills School District Board of Directors on Monday night received a lesson in iPad technology from elementary school children. A half dozen Otisfield Community School kindergarten students who have been learning their letters on iPads showed directors the results ...


Caring for dogs NORWAY — Responsible Pet Care is in urgent need of foster homes, dog walkers and fundraising. An informational meeting will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at the Norway Town Office. Oxford Hills no longer has a place for stray, abandone...

Southern Maine Community College announces dean’s list students

SOUTH PORTLAND — Southern Maine Community College announces the dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester. Androscoggin County Auburn: Susan Akerley, Lani Cabral, Benjamin Clark, Cody Day, Emily Johnson, Jasmine Knight, Crystal Martin, Lindsey Simpson, Doni...

Hundreds apply for about 50 blackjack dealer jobs at Oxford Casino job fair

OXFORD — An estimated crowd of 500 ventured into the rain Saturday to apply for about 50 blackjack-dealer jobs at the Oxford Casino. It was the casino's first job fair. Casino...

Annual trout, conifer and plant sale to begin

Trout stocking workshops to take place March 31 PARIS — Each year the Oxford County Soil and Water Conservation District offers a Native Conservation Plant Sale of evergreen seedlings, trees, shrubs, ferns, vines, groundcovers and perennials. The proceeds of this sale support the pro...

Oxford Hills schools take one too many snow days

Ari's Pizza and Subs owner Chris Farrar tried to keep the sidewalk clear of snow in front of his shop at 457 Main St. in Norway on Thursday. The all-day storm dumped at least 7 inches on the region and forced school closings.