Stories about Oxford

New Pentagon policy seen as boost to New Balance

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts-based New Balance could get a boost worth tens of millions of dollars with a new Pentagon policy providing military recruits with U.S.-made sneakers. New Balance is one of the few shoe manufacturers that meet all federal requirements, said Matt LeBretton, ... 2

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Eats: Old-fashioned YUM at Daddy O's Diner in Oxford

The back dining room at Daddy O's.

Well done - Student achievements announced

BIDDEFORD — Derrick Roy of Lewiston, a senior from Connecticut College, is conducting research in the lab of Bruce Branchini. Roy recently participated in the sixth annual Northeast Undergraduate Research Development Symposium. This National Science Foundation-suppor...

Military notes

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Kimberly L. Stetson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core value...

Putnam joins The Progress Center

OXFORD HILLS — The Board of Directors at The Progress Center has announced that Jennifer Putnam recently accepted the position of executive director. The Progress Center is a nonprofit agency supporting individuals and families with developmental and intellectual disabilities in 46 communit...

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...