Stories about Oxford

Well done - Students honored for achievement

PARIS — Kelly Laplante has been selected as the 2012-13 recipient of the Central Maine Community College Aspire Higher scholarship. This scholarship enables her to take up to 15 credits of CMCC courses tuition free at the Western Maine Community College Center in South Pari...

Special education staff added at Rowe School

OXFORD — The recent hiring of a special education teacher and three educational technicians at Rowe Elementary School in Norway is largely a matter of replacing staff, SAD 17 officials say. School board members Monday questioned Superintendent Rick Colpitts about adding the staff whi...

Frosty visits Rec Center

Oxford Casino proposes offering Pai Gow poker

AUGUSTA — Maine's gambling control board is considering a proposal to allow a new a variation of poker at one of the state's casinos. At its regular meeting Tuesday in Augusta, the board will consider Oxford Casino's proposal to begin offering a card game known as Pai Gow, a variant ...

Briefly

Community Center open in Oxford OXFORD — The Oxford Community Center is now open to Oxford residents. Hours of operation are Mondays and Wednesdays from 2 to 6 p.m., Fridays from 2 to 8 p.m., Saturdays from noon to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. Events i...

Legion to hold dance for students

OXFORD — As part of their youth outreach program, the Sons of the American Legion will host a fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade dance from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the Anderson-Staples American Legion Hall on King Street. The cost is $4. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The d...

HUD survey seeks count of homeless

LEWISTON — If you or someone you know is homeless, Tri-County Mental Health Services needs your help. Government funds are sent to states and agencies based on the number of homeless that live in each community. Help get the resources you need simply by standing up being counted.

Cole to perform next week at Stone Mountain

BROWNFIELD — Peter Gabriel has praised Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Paula Cole's "original voice both in what she is saying and how she is saying it.” Cole who has sold approximately three million albums and has released six solo albums spanning an 18-year career will perfor...

Well done

BIDDEFORD — Ariane Elizabeth Bowie, daughter of Susan and Jack Hedrich of New Gloucester and Douglas Bowie of Falmouth, has achieved a 4.0 grade point average for the fall semester at the University of New England in their accelerated ...

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