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Yoga series begins March 12 BRIDGTON — The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing will present “Yoga Nidra: Deep Guided Relaxation,” a four-part yoga series, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning March 12 at The Old Town Hall. ...

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Oxford Fire Department questions Speedway safety

OXFORD — Citing safety concerns, officials from the Oxford Fire-Rescue Department are asking selectmen to add requirements for more personnel and firefighting equipment to the Oxford Plains Speedway's annual mass-gathering permit, or include similar provisions in its annual rescue service c...

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Students instructed in creating self-portraits, belief statements

OXFORD — Maine artist Robert Shetterly challenged students at Oxford Hills Middle School's south campus Friday to paint a self-portrait that asks the question, “What do I believe in?” Shetterly is best known for his portrait series, Americans Who Tell the Truth, a project...

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Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School honor roll

PARIS — The second-quarter honor roll has been announced for Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. High honors Grade nine: Emily Blackshaw, Cassia Docos, Kaylee Dow, Zane Dustin, Tyler Ellingwood, Allysah Elliott, Brittany Farrar, Nathan God...

9:50pm

Oxford Aviation owner's bankruptcy to be dismissed

PORTLAND — The owner of Oxford Aviation has agreed not to contest a dismissal of his Chapter 13 bankruptcy case, possibly opening the way for more than 80 creditors to claim payment.  Horowitz's attorney, David Johnson, told Judge Peter Cary in federal bankruptcy court Wedn...

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DEP finds 'severe' corrosion on Paris school oil tank supports

OXFORD — The Department of Environmental Protection told SAD 17 officials they should evaluate an aboveground oil tank at the Paris Elementary School as soon as possible due to evidence of “severe” corrosion on its supports. Additionally, the DEP has recommended Oxford Hi...

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SAD 17 names interim facilities director

OXFORD — SAD 17 Superintendent Rick Colpitts announced at Monday's Board of Directors meeting that Assistant Facilities Director Nelson Baillargeon has been appointed interim facilities director. Colpitts said Baillargeon's experience made him the logical choice. Longtime Faci...

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Interviews set for SAD 17 principal candidates

OXFORD — Seven candidates to fill pending principalships at Oxford, Otisfield and Norway elementary schools will be interviewed beginning next week. Kim Ramharter, principal of Oxford and Otisfield elementary schools, tendered her resignation Jan. 30, effective at the end of the scho...

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Poland man charged with having illegal knife

OXFORD — A Poland man was arrested outside the Oxford Casino on Monday night and charged with possession of an illegal "butterfly" knife. Nicholas Ray Douglass, 23, was charged with violating conditions of his bail and trafficking in dangerous knives, both misdemeanor offenses.&...

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Growing cut flowers is lecture topic PARIS — Cindy Creps will discuss “Growing Cut Flowers in Your Own Garden” for the McLaughlin Garden 2014 lecture series. This presentation will be held on Wednesday, March 5, at the garden’s newest acquisition, 1...