Stories about Paris

Ruling expected Thursday on motion to overturn Lowe's manslaughter convictions

PARIS — A daylong hearing in a bid to overturn two manslaughter convictions against 21-year-old Kristina Lowe of Oxford will begin Thursday morning in Oxford County Superior Court. Active-Retired Justice Robert Clifford is expected to rule on the defense's motion to acquit Lowe of al...

No injuries in Paris after fallen trees block off several hundred feet of road

PARIS — Crews worked through heavy rain and lightning to clear downed trees on Elm Hill Road and High Street on Monday night. A span of several hundred feet along High Street was rendered impassable after numerous fir trees were uprooted, knocking down power lines and blocking the ro...

Storm knocks down trees in Paris

The fast-moving storm that hit the area Monday night knocked down trees and power lines. These trees blocked High Street in Paris. AS of 8:45 a.m., 300 homes in Oxford County were still without power.

Oxford County dispatcher workstations getting a comfort upgrade

PARIS — Emergency dispatchers in Oxford County must be seated in chairs, staring at a monitor up to 12 hours a day. Now those workstations are getting a little more comfortable. Dispatchers' consoles at the Oxford County Regional Communications Center will be swapped out for more erg...

Three injured, including 3-year-old girl, when pickup strikes car in Paris

PARIS — Two adults and a 3-year-old girl were transported to Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway on Sunday after their car was struck on the driver's side by a pickup truck.  Christine Dumont, 47, Wesley Miller, 19, and a three-year old girl— addresses unknown — wer... 3

Paris Public Library celebrates the art of Eric Carle with a 2-day workshop

PARIS — The Paris Public Library’s Children’s Room will celebrate the art of Eric Carle on two consecutive Tuesdays, July 29 and Aug. 5, at 3:30 p.m. Carle, award-winning illustrator of children’s books such as "The Very Hungry Caterpillar," "The Very Quiet Cricket,...

Today's agenda

Franklin Jay: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Livermore: Selectmen, 6 p.m. New Vineyard: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills Casco: Proposed zoning changes, 7 p.m., Community Center Paris: Selectmen, 7 p.m. Waterford: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m.

Oxford County arrest log

PARIS — The following arrests were made at the Oxford County Jail:   Stephen M. Adams Jr., 21, Melrose, Mass., possession of scheduled drugs, July 26, 2:33 a.m., Fryeburg, Fryeburg Police Department.  Peter R. Bergeron Jr., 50, Cornish, operating ...

Christ Episcopal Church welcomes new rector

NORWAY — In June the Rev. Nancy Moore accepted a call to become the Rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Norway. Since then she and the congregation are in the process of getting to know each other and together planning for the future of the parish. Moore is the youngest of five chil...