Stories about Oxford


Cars demolished in Oxford crash

OXFORD — Two cars were demolished Monday night in a rear-end collision in front of Pa's Trading Co. on Route 26. No one was injured, Oxford police Sgt. Rickie Jack said. Tammy Giasson, 50, of Oxford was stopped in the northbound lane to turn left onto Ipswich Circle when a car...


Little Androscoggin River watershed fish barrier inventory completed

A stream crossing and dam inventory to assess fish passage barriers in the Little Androscoggin River watershed has been completed. The work was partially funded by grants from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund and Corporate Wetland Restoration Partnership. M...


Cora D. Ward

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — Cora D. (Bussieré) Ward, 92, wife of Milton F. Ward of New Britain, Conn., passed away on Saturday, Feb. 22, at Jerome Home, with her family by her side. She was born in Oxford on July 18, 1921, to the late Francois and Eva (LaFlamme) Bussieré. Cora...


Oxford Elementary School's Olympic closing ceremonies to be held Feb. 28

OXFORD — The 2014 Sochi Olympic games may have concluded Sunday, but Olympic fever is still running high at the Oxford Elementary School. Closing ceremonies and events, including relay races and an obstacle course, at the Oxford Elementary School Olympic Games were delayed on Feb. 14...


Well done - Students honored for achievement

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. — Daniel E. Gantz of Auburn made the dean's list at Bridgewater State University. Gantz, a graduate with the Edward Little High School class of 2012, is studying aviation science. He and his family were invited to attend Dinner with the Dean to celebrate ...


Saint Joseph's College Maine dean's list

STANDISH — The following local residents were named to the dean's list at Saint Joseph's College Maine for the fall semester. Andover: Izaak Mills Auburn: James Philbrook Avon: Aaron Jalbert Bowdoin:



Spaghetti dinner at Hosanna Church OXFORD — A spaghetti dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at Hosanna Church, 109 School House Road. The menu includes choice of traditional or meat sauce, salad, Italian bread and desserts. Cost is $4 for ...


Two hospitalized in Oxford crash

OXFORD — Two people were hospitalized Monday after their car and a tow truck collided at Route 26 and Oxford Street, Oxford police Sgt. Alan Coffin said. The crash happened at 4 p.m. when a tow truck owned and driven by William Penfold of Oxford was heading north on Route 26 and...


Maine expands program for problem gamblers

AUGUSTA — A program meant to help problem gamblers stay out of Maine's two casinos is expanding, according to the state's Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services and the Maine Gambling Control Board. Working with Hollywood Casino in Bangor and Oxford Casino in Oxford, th... 2


Correction: SAD 44 loan, funds paid for project

BETHEL — A story about improvements at Telstar Regional Middle/High School published Thursday on Page B1 of the Oxford Hills edition and Page B3 of the River Valley edition should have said the project was funded by a low-interest loan and SAD 44 capital funds. It was an editing error.