Stories about Oxford

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SAD 17 considers option for heating school

OXFORD — SAD 17 directors were told Monday night that the Operations Committee and administrators are looking at several options in replacing an oil tank at Oxford Hills Middle School that the state Department of Environmental Protection said must go. “We’re still looking...

9:36pm

Police urge driver in fatal hit-and-run to come forward

UPDATED 9:05 a.m. PARIS — Police on Monday urged the driver of a vehicle that killed 16-year-old Xavier Fuentes on a remote stretch of Route 117 Saturday night to come forward. "We're just pleading with the individual to come forward," Paris police Sgt. Jeffery Lange said. "Ac...

12:00am

School officials counting snow days

OXFORD — Schools across the state are watching the calendar as snow days continue to add up during this long winter. “We have six snow days built in. We've used five now,” SAD 17 Superintendent Rick Colpitts said. “If we use more than six, we then continue to add to...

12:03am Sun Journal

Bradbury shines in dog sled race

SAINT-JUST-DE-BRETENIERES, Quebec — International Sled Dog Racing Association (ISDRA) musher Jocelyn Bradbury of Oxford took fifth in the Adult 6 Dog speed class at the Daaquam River International Championship sled race on March 9. She finished the 12-mile course with a total time of...

9:30pm

SAD 17 budget hearings scheduled; bottom line to be determined

OXFORD — The 2014-15 budget for SAD 17 will be unveiled at public hearings in April, but the amount is still unknown, Superintendent Rick Colpitts said Thursday. “There is no bottom line here for me to report,” he said. Last year, voters approved a $35.94 million s...

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Community kettle dinner cancelled BRIDGTON — The Bridgton Community Center Community Kettle Dinner scheduled for March 13 has been canceled due to the snow storm. There will be no dinner on March 27. Upcoming dinners are March 20, sponsorship available; April ...

12:03am Sun Journal

Oxford spring teams registrations

Oxford spring teams registrations Registrations will be held for the Oxford basebaseball, softball and T-ball teams on Tuesday, March 18, 6 to 8 p.m., and Satuday, March 22, 9 a.m. to noon at the Sation House Community Center. Ages for participants are: T-ball 5 and 6 years old as o...

7:21pm

Driver charged after high-speed chase in Oxford

OXFORD — A Bridgton man faces multiple criminal charges after leading police on a brief high-speed chase on Route 26 early Wednesday morning. Andrew P. Horan, 27, was charged with operating under the influence, criminal speeding, eluding an officer and operating after suspension, Oxf...

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CPR/first aid certification OXFORD — A CPR and first aid class will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at the Oxford Public Safety Building. The course will teach basic first aid, adult, child and infant CPR, and the use of an AED. On completion ...

10:26pm

Oxford Aviation owner's bankruptcy dismissed

OXFORD — A motion to dismiss Oxford Aviation owner James Horowitz's personal bankruptcy filed by Chapter 13 Trustee Peter Fessenden was approved by a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Portland on Monday. Last week, Horowitz's attorney, David Johnson, told Judge Peter Cary his client did ...