Stories about Oxford

Knight claims first Late Model feature at Oxford

OXFORD — A night of racing at Oxford Plains Speedway typically highlights the faster, more lucrative Late Model division. But Saturday's night of racing was far from typical. One of the scarier events of the racing season unfolded during the Runnin' Rebel feature Saturday. As ...

Planning Board approves new Med-Care building

MEXICO — The Planning Board has unanimously approved a plan to build a Med-Care Ambulance Service building on Route 2 next to Oxford Federal Credit Union. Bids will go out by the end of the month, Med-Care Director of Operations Dean Milligan said, and be opened at the end of Septemb...

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Public skates start Sunday BRIDGTON — Public skating at the Bridgton Ice Arena will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays in August beginning Aug. 19. Adults $4, students $3, children under 6 $2, seniors 62 and older $2, stick 'n puck $5, rentals ...

Oxford to negotiate sale of Robinson Mill with developer

OXFORD — Developer Chuck Starbird is interested in buying the old Robinson Mill and on Thursday selectmen voted to have Town Manager Michael Chammings negotiate the terms of a sale. Starbird has restored a mill in downtown Mechanic Falls, and Oxford selectmen are hoping he can do the...

Vets, nursing home residents benefit from dinner ticket donation

Oxford Casino donated 100 tickets to the upcoming Oxford Hills Rotary Club’s 26th annual Lobster and Steak Fest to area seniors. The owners and management of the casino purchased the tickets and distributed them to residents of Oxford County veterans’ homes and nursing homes. The reci...

Oxford rec committee discusses bylaws changes; Smith resigns

OXFORD — The town Recreation Committee discussed proposed changes to the bylaws at a special workshop Thursday with the Board of Selectmen. The committee is down to four members. Chairwoman Pam Lovely said Gary Smith recently resigned. Smith's term had ended and he was up for ...

Oxford County arrest log

PARIS — The following arrests were logged at the Oxford County Jail: * Chris A. Barnard, 62, of Norway, Aug. 9, disorderly conduct and failure to submit to arrest or detention, Norway Police Department. * Laurie A. Jones, 48, of Norway, Aug. 9, criminal trespass and disor...

Thompson Lake water level meeting set for Aug. 30

OXFORD — A public hearing on changing the water level of Thompson Lake is set for Aug. 30. Members of the Thompson Lake Dam Advisory Committee, who represent Casco, Oxford, Poland and Otisfield, voted on the date Tuesday. Aug. 30 is the last Thursday before Labor Day week...

Auburn school administrator won't be charged in casino argument

PARIS — A charge against Auburn Adult Education Director William Luce has been dismissed after his July 5 arrest for disorderly conduct at the Oxford Casino. Seamus Walsh, who was arrested in the same incident, won't be charged, either. The Oxford County District Attorney’s off...

School supply collection is under way for SAD 17

OXFORD — For the 15th year, the Hannaford store is providing a box where shoppers may drop off donated school supplies for local children. The annual program, held in memory of Alice Cornwall, is under way. Alice Cornwall originally launched the program after she heard that some chil...