Stories about Oxford

School district looks at adding biomass boilers

OXFORD — Energy retrofit projects in the Oxford Hills School District have generated enough savings to prompt officials to looks at constructing more biomass projects within the district. “It's all good news,” said Superintendent Rick Colpitts of the energy savings measur...

Hosanna Church to host singer Steinberg

OXFORD — Hosanna Church will host singer Jeff Steinberg at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9. Born Aug. 18, 1951, Steinberg faced life with little hope; he has no arms and badly compromised legs. He spent much of his early years in hospitals. Through the love of a local Christian couple, the yo...

Military notes

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jade S. Prieto graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness an...

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Worship service Sept. 30 PARIS — Silver Moore-Leamon will lead the worship service at the First Universalist Church on Pine Street on Sept. 30. The title of Moore-Leamon's 10 a.m. sermon is "A Different People." Music is under the direction of Donna Hurd and Sunday S...

University of New England dean's list

BIDDEFORD — The University of New England's spring undergraduate dean's list students are as follows. Auburn: Nicole Allen, Hilary Boulier, Ashleigh Footer, Jessica Lau, Rebeccah Leavitt, Kelsey Letourneau, Timothy Mains, Alice Read. Bethel: Alex Hebert. Bowdoin: Amber ...

Dam committee recommends ordinance regulating Thompson Lake water level

OXFORD — The town may create an ordinance to regulate the water level of Thompson Lake, an attorney for the town said in a letter. At Tuesday's meeting of the Thompson Lake Dam Advisory Committee, Oxford Town Manager Michael Chammings presented a letter from town attorney Geoffrey Ho...

Veteran recognition day set for Oct. 14

GREENWOOD — On Oct. 14, the Jackson-Silver American Legion Post 68 will host a Veteran Recognition Day for Oxford County veterans and their families at the Gore Road post. Members will recognize the service of local veterans who served in any war including but not limited to Desert Storm, I...

Local residents attending Saint Joseph's College

STANDISH — The following students have enrolled at Saint Joseph's College of Maine beginning in the fall semester. Develan Abbott of West Paris, a student from Royal Academy, will major in history. Meghan Bradley of Fryeburg, a student from Fr...

Three earn full-tuition scholarships to Maine Machine Products

PARIS — Maine Machine Products Company recently awarded full-tuition scholarships to three area high school seniors enrolled in the Precision Machining Technology program at Central Maine Community College. Spencer Belanger, Poland High School; Andrew Stearns, Spruce Mountain High Sc...

Oxford town manager: Paris sewer connection a losing deal

OXFORD — Town Manager Michael Chammings told selectmen that connecting to the Paris Utility District, as PUD trustees recently recommended, would be much more expensive than the current plan of building a treatment plant in Oxford's Tax Increment Financing district. In February, Oxfo...