Stories about Oxford

Oxford Casino recruiting table game operators

OXFORD — Western Maine's Oxford Casino is looking for people interested in becoming blackjack dealers and running roulette, craps and other casino table games. The casino is holding a recruitment event at Lewiston's Career Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in hopes of getting a la... 1

University of New England announces dean's list

BIDDEFORD — University of New England has announced the dean's list for fall 2012. Auburn: Nicole Allen, Hilary Boulier, Madisun Bunker, Timothy Mains, Jordan Tate. Casco: Lauren D’Ascanio. Durham: Kerri Grant, Maxwell Roberts. Farmington: Brody Hines, Emil...

Students honored for achievement

NEW LONDON, N.H. — Colby-Sawyer College has named the following students to the dean's list for academic achievement during the 2012 fall semester. Kolby Adam Arnold, a member of the class of 2015, is an exercise science major from New Gloucester.

Oxford could get passenger rail station

OXFORD — The town may get a train station off Number Six Road, if passenger rail is established through Oxford County. Selectmen appointed Town Manager Michael Chammings to the Western Maine Economic Development Council's Rail Committee on Thursday at the request of Council Director ... 1

Closing school: The anatomy of a decision

OXFORD — The decision to close schools in the Oxford Hills School District takes a lot more work than looking out the window to see if it's snowing. The decision is not always that cut and dried, Assistant Superintendent Patrick Hartnett said Friday morning. School buses must ...

Oxford Casino 'dealing' with the storm Friday

Despite  blizzard warnings and slippery road conditions, business at the Oxford Casino was consistent Friday at mid-day, with more than 100 visitors — mostly from Maine — inside trying their hand at the games as a snowsweeper kicks up a cloud of snow. On Route 26, traffic was hea...

Oxford town meeting set for June 8

OXFORD — Selectmen voted Thursday to schedule the annual town meeting for June 8, the Saturday before the state election. Town Manager Michael Chammings said a resident requested to have the annual town meeting after the state election day, set for June 11. Oxford holds the meeting b...

Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice: Windham, Sabattus residents join board of directors

LEWISTON — Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice has announced that two new members have joined the agency’s board of directors. Joining the board are Christine Bosse of Sabattus, vice president retail management, Bangor Savings Banks; and Chris Gagnon of Windham, financial advi...

Oxford sells off former Robinson Mill property for $32,000

OXFORD — After nearly four years as town property, Oxford has sold the former Robinson woolen mill to developer Chuck Starbird. Starbird, who has been negotiating the sale since mid-August, will pay about $32,000 for the building, Town Manager Michael Chammings said at Thursday night... 1

Briefly

Woodstock Hist. Society meeting WOODSTOCK — The Woodstock Historical Society will hold its next meeting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Town Complex. As part of the preparation for the town's bicentennial in 2015 Larry Bonney will present a program on the e...