Stories about Oxford

Retired chief deputy receives plaque

On Oct. 16 Retired Chief Deputy Darrell “Dane” Tripp was presented a plaque by the Oxford County Commissioners in gratitude for 20 years of dedicated service with the Oxford County Sheriff’s Office. County Commissioner Steve Merrill, left, presented the plaque to Tripp.

Oxford Duck Race winners

Oxford Recreation has announced the winners of the Duck Race fundraiser held on Sept. 22. First place winner of $200 was Lynn Williams; second, $150, Louise Gagne; third, $100, Joanna Mckay; and the very last duck to hit the finish line, winning $100, belonged to Gretchen Smith.

Volunteer Advocates needed for helpline

LEWISTON — Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services is looking for volunteer advocates to respond to its 24-hour crisis and support line and make a difference in the lives of people affected by sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, stalking or sexual harassment. Volunteer ad...

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Bridge Club championship LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners of the quarterly club championship on Dec. 18 at the Lewiston Armory were as follows: first, Sherry Hinckley and Fred Letourneau; second, Luke Merry and Mike Quinn; third, Paul Sherman and Mike...

Oxford Hills superintendent's contract up for renewal

OXFORD — The Oxford Hills School District Board of Directors is expected to decide whether to extend the superintendent's contract, which expires in 2015, when it meets Jan. 7. The meeting, originally set for Dec. 17, was rescheduled to Jan. 7 because of the weather. Superinte... 1

Oxford County arrest log

PARIS — The following arrests were logged at the Oxford County Jail: * Daryl D. Fleck, 59, of Lowell, Mass., operating under the influence, Dec. 14, Oxford County Sheriff's Office. * John H. Doherty, 40, of Porter, domestic violence criminal threatening, Dec. 15, Maine St...

Map studies at The Boxberry School

Students at The Boxberry School, Oxford, have been learning all about maps. On Oct. 16, the entire school took a trip to the Osher Map Museum at USM in Portland. The students from the Green Room (grades K-2) looked at maps, enjoyed a reading of "My Map ...

Golf event raised funds for food banks

POLAND — More than 100 golfers enjoyed a round of golf and raised in excess of $10,000 for the first of what is to become an annual event. All the proceeds will be divided between the Poland and Oxford food pantries. Suzanne Grover, Oxford Helping Hands Food Pantry director, and Cynd...

Man arrested after running from scene of Oxford crash

OXFORD — An Oxford man was arrested Wednesday night after running from the scene of a car crash on Route 26 near the Norway line. Jonathan Flanders, 20, of Chesley Lane, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, Oxford police Lt. Michael Ward said. He was booked at the Oxfor...

Students learn financial lessons

As part of the Partners in Education program offered by the Oxford Hills Education Exchange, Oxford Federal Credit Union is partnered with Oxford Hills Middle School in South Paris. For the second year in a row, eighth graders were taught how to open and use a checking account and participated in...