Stories about Oxford


Bahre gives North End Fire Station to Oxford

OXFORD — Local businessman and developer Bob Bahre has announced plans to give the North End Fire Station on Pottle Road to the town. The plan is to replace it with one that will accommodate modern-day trucks. “We've talked about it for the past five years. We really nee...


Oxford man charged with robbing Vermont gas station

BARTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police said a Maine man is facing charges in an armed robbery of a gas station in Barton last month. Police said 23-year-old Daniel Dunn of Oxford is expected to be arraigned on a charge of assault and robbery on March 11. Dunn is accused of ho...


Eight charged in meth lab raids in Oxford County

OXFORD — The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency dismantled five meth labs and arrested eight Oxford County residents Friday following a three-month investigation.


SAD 17 seeking to fill three administrative positions

OXFORD — SAD 17 is accepting applications for two principals and a district facilities director, Superintendent Rick Colpitts said. Longtime Facilities Director David Marshall tendered his resignation Jan. 29, effective Feb. 28. Rowe Elementary School School Principal George &...


SAD 17 board extends superintendent's contract

OXFORD — SAD 17 directors unanimously voted Monday night to extend Superintendent Rick Colpitts' contract for a year, to 2017. The vote followed an executive session with Colpitts. A discussion of salary and benefits will not be made until his contract is renegotiated. Colpitt...


Oxford Hills principal, facilities director leaving

OXFORD — Two top administrators in the Oxford Hills School District have announced they will leave their positions this year. Oxford and Otisfield Elementary School Principal Kim Ramharter tendered her resignation Jan. 30, effective at the end of the school year. Facilities Director ...



AARP chapter to meet Feb. 10 PARIS — The Oxford Hills Chapter of AARP will meet on Monday, Feb. 10, at the First Congregational Church on East Main Street. Lunch will be served at noon. Meatloaf will be on the menu with a special Valentine dessert. The cost is...



Knitting Guild annual meeting PARIS — The Western Maine Knitting Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, at The First Congregational Church, East Main Street. This will be the annual planning meeting since the January meeting was canceled due to the weath...


Well Done: Local students honored for achievements

BOSTON — Brittany Martin, daughter of Jeanne and Dan Martin of Lewiston, has been named to the dean’s list with distinction with a 4.0 GPA for the fall 2013 semester at Boston University. A 2011 graduate of Lewiston High School, Martin is majoring in ...



Dance with Jones Dance Band PARIS — A dance with music by the Jones Dance Band will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22, at the American Legion Hall, 12 Church St. Cost is $5. Hartford Church clothing center hours