Stories about Oxford

Campaigning at fair

Oxford Hills Christian Academy parents Julie Carr and Jenni Padgett paused to pose with Charlie Summers as he stopped at the Oxford Fair to sample some of their delicious fudge while campaigning in Oxford County in September.

Military note - George Turner

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Airman George E. Turner graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic...

Legion presents colors at fair

Anderson-Staples Post 112 The American Legion, Oxford, presented the Nations Colors at the opening ceremony of the Oxford County Fair this fall. From left are Jason Turgeon, Don Mixer, Neil Bickford, Ed Young, Robert Lavertu and Joe Bernard.

Collaborate offers ski program for students

OXFORD — Working together for the benefit of area elementary school children, a nonprofit, a local business, a family and numerous volunteers are partnering with SAD 17 to provide a six-week after school Nordic ski program for schools in the district. Programs will be offered Tuesday...

Oxford Hills loses out on $3M education grant

OXFORD — Superintendent Rick Colpitts announced to the Oxford Hills School District board members Monday night that the district failed to received a $3 million federal grant, but he believes it will be in the running for next year's distribution. The four-year grant from the U.S. De...

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Service of gratitude NORWAY — A one-hour church service of gratitude to God will be held on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 22, at 10 a.m. in the Christian Science church at 5 Morrill Road. The theme of the service is taken from the Bible passage of Malachi, third chapter...

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'Give Thanks In All Things' PARIS — "Give Thanks In All Things" is the title of Anita White's sermon at the First Universalist Church on Pine Street for the Sunday, Nov. 18, worship service. Music for the 10 a.m. service is under the direction of Donna Hurd and Sunda...

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First Aid, CPR offered OXFORD — An American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR and First Aid Class will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Oxford Public Safety Building. On completion of the one-day class participants will receive a certificate that is...

Winners of the 2012 Moore Park Art Show announced

PARIS – The 2012 Moore Park Art Show in July featured more than 35 artists of all kinds, live entertainment, fine fare and beautiful arts and crafts. Nine ribbons were awarded to artists as well as purchase awards. The following were awarded: Painting: Best of Show w...

Winter hats provided to Oxford pantry

OXFORD — Maine’s Hats for Hope Initiative made its first donation of winter hats to the Helping Hands Food Pantry of Oxford. The initiative was started by Oxford Hills resident Sarah Arsenault to provide hats, scarves, mittens and gloves to working poor and homeless throughout ...