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Take-A-Chance auction June 6 FRYEBURG — A Take-A-Chance auction will be held Friday, June 6, at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds Agricultural Center. Viewing will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Auction starts at 6:30. There will also be a dollar table, 50/50 raffle ...

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Oxford SACC keeps Club Rowe afloat

OXFORD— As of June 1, Oxford School Aged Child Care & Preschool Center has become the new owner of Club Rowe, the before and after school program at Rowe Elementary School. According to Tracey Cox, administrator at Oxford SACC, the center has taken over Club Rowe to help keep it ...

Oxford voters face $3.81 million budget Saturday

OXFORD — Voters will weigh in on a $3.81 million budget at their annual town meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 7, at Oxford Elementary School. Residents also will be asked to approve changing the elected, part-time chief of the Fire Department to a full-time, appointed position. ...

SAD 17 offices moving to Paris

OXFORD — SAD 17 has signed a lease with the Western Maine University and Community College Center, enabling the district to move its administration offices to Paris by early July. “June 16 will be our last school board meeting here," Superintendent Rick Colpitts told the Board ...

Bridge club to take part in 'Longest Day' tourney

OXFORD — Oxford Hills Duplicate Bridge Club met May 30 in the Recreation Building, King Street, when a nine-table Mitchell movement was played Finishing first in flight A, N/S, were Paul Kahl, Westbrook, and Rick Verrill, Westbrook, who also were first in flight B; second, Marta Clem...

SAD 17 curriculum director to serve part time

OXFORD — Longtime curriculum director Kathy Elkins will stay on part time next year to handle federal grants during the transition to her replacement, SAD 17 Superintendent Rick Colpitts said. Elkins, who took the position in 2002, will stay into the 2014-15 school year. "Kath...

Oxford Hills Class of '79 is looking for missing classmates

PARIS — The Oxford Hills High School lass of 1979 will hold its 35th class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 2. The class and guests will 0cruise the night away on the Songo River Queen from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Information, and the opportunity to sign-up online, look for the

Oxford Dragway cancels season

OXFORD — The Oxford Dragway has closed for the season following declining revenues and personnel issues, a company official said late Monday night.  All events but the Show, Shine and Drag race on June 15 have been canceled, President Mike Mayberry said.  "We couldn'... 3

SAD 17 planning document nearly complete

OXFORD — SAD 17 Superintendent Rick Colpitts told the board of directors Monday night that district's strategic plan is almost ready for review. “We are a work in progress,” he said. The plan has been under development for year. The Strategic Planning Team, represe...

Dempsey Center classes to cover basics of healthy eating

OXFORD — The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing will present a two-part nutrition program free of charge at Hannaford's, 1603 Main St. “The Basics of Healthy Eating” will cover nutrition basics, label reading and goal-setting, as well as introduce a health...