Stories about Oxford


Oxford has openings for prekindergarten children

OXFORD — Oxford Hills School District officials have announced that the Oxford Elementary School prekindergarten program has openings for 4-year-olds. Children who will be 4 years old on or before Oct. 15 are eligible to register. This program is open to Oxford residents and is funde...


TD Bank 250 racing

The green flag flies on one of 12 races Sunday afternoon where drivers competed for a chance to get into the big show Sunday night, the TD Bank 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway.


The Hot Corner: He's the right guy at the right time

OXFORD — Picking the winner of tonight’s TD Bank 250 is simple as seeing where we are. I know, smart guy. We’re at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26. With that kind of vast knowledge, you should skip the race and play games of chance up the road. What I mean is the ...


TD Bank 250 Notebook: Brackett thinking like an outsider

Call it the home track disadvantage. With the exception of a six-year stretch in the triple-zeroes decade when Gary Drew, Scott Robbins and Jeremie Whorff won the TD Bank 250, Oxford Plains Speedway weekly competitors have been shut out of victory lane. Factors in the finish, yes. H...


TD Bank 250 Friday races: Wilson outduels Sessions in PASS Mods

OXFORD — Sumner Sessions held on, held on and held on until his car could hold on no more. As Alan Wilson made his prospective winning move to the outside Friday night in the 40-lap Pro All Stars Series Modified feature at Oxford Plains Speedway, Sessions’ car caught the inside...


TD Bank 250: Theriault's racing education expands

Young Maine racers envision winning the TD Bank 250 the same way football players pine for throwing or catching the winning touchdown in a Super Bowl. It’s because they understand and appreciate the proud history of Oxford Plains Speedway’s showcase race and recognize the names...


Lively island music

The Oxford Concerts in the Park summer series will feature the Chicks With Sticks steel drum band on Tuesday, July 24. The band will play the popular island music of Jimmy Buffet and Bob Marley, along with traditional calypso and some original arrangements for steel drums. The concert,&...


Students named to dean's lists

STORRS, Conn. — The University of Connecticut recently announced the students who attained the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester. Brunswick: Amelia Wise Gray: Tyler Holmquist Naples: Sarah Hale


OHCHS grads earn degrees from Husson

Morgan Lynn Lowe of Oxford, daughter of Paul Lowe, and Tara Carolyn Brown of Oxford, daughter of Louis and William Brown, graduated from Husson University on May 5 with master's degrees in occupational therapy. They are both 2007 graduates of Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. Morgan and Tar...


TD Bank 250: Ashline's all the rage

Ben Ashline has made two appearances at his home track, Oxford Plains Speedway, this race season. If the third time truly is the charm, well, the remainder of the substantial field in Sunday’s TD Bank 250 is in a world of trouble. Ashline ruled the season-opening American-Cana...