Stories about Oxford

Christ Episcopal Church elects Vestry at annual meeting

NORWAY — Christ Episcopal Church recently held its annual meeting after having a turkey dinner cooked and served by the Hospitality Committee members. A printed report on the activities of last year was augmented by conversation and questions. A budget was approved. Chr...

Woman charged with heroin possession outside Oxford Casino

OXFORD — A Farmingdale woman was arrested early Wednesday morning after police found heroin in her purse while she was parked outside the Oxford Casino.  Danielle M. Fredette, 28, was charged with a felony count of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs, Class C, in South P...

Oxford sewer project receives $23.7 million in federal cash

OXFORD — The town has received nearly $23.7 million in federal funding to complete work on its proposed municipal sewer system. Oxford's sewer project is one of 116 in 40 states and Puerto Rico that are set to receive almost $387 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Ag...

Oxford Hills Home Show set for weekend

OXFORD — The annual Oxford Home Show kicks off Friday as manufactured home companies on Route 26 display new models. The show will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 25, through Sunday, April 27, at Schiavi Home Builders, Turn Key Homes of Maine and Twin Town Homes. &ldqu...

Oxford gets $23.7 million grant for new wastewater facility

Maine’s wastewater infrastructure got a big boost on Earth Day, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture announcing $29.7 million in funding toward upgrades at seven Maine facilities. The grants were announced Tuesday morning during an event in Hartland. Hartland received $1.6 million... 1

Oxford's new wastewater system expected to be ready in September

OXFORD — A proposed state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility along Route 26 will be online by the end of September, Town Manager Michael Chammings announced Thursday. "I think it’s going to be well worth our while, the time and money we've spent on it,” Chammings sa...

Oxford man's vehicle snaps telephone pole

OXFORD — A 19-year-old man was injured when he drove his vehicle into a telephone pole Thursday night. According to police, Benjamin Gould, of King Street, Oxford, was driving eastbound on King Street at 8:45 p.m. Thursday when he apparently fell asleep and drove his green, 2002...

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Oxford Historical Society meeting OXFORD — The Oxford Historical Society will hold their first meeting of the year at 6 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the museum on Pleasant Street. After a short business meeting, Gerry Smith of Harrison will speak about the Narrow...

Oxford PD hosting drug collection program

OXFORD — Police Chief Jonathan Tibbetts said his department, along with others in the area, will participate in the federal Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The nationwide effort aims to provide a safe, conven...