Stories about Paris


Oxford County arrest log

PARIS — The following arrests were logged at the Oxford County Jail: * Keisha L. Davis, 22, of Dixfield, Aug. 7, failure to appear and failure to pay fines, Dixfield Police Department. * Nicholas D. Morin, 33, of Monmouth, Aug. 7, failure to appear, Oxford County Sheriff'...


Paris man charged with exploitation of a minor

PARIS — A Paris man is accused of sexual exploitation of a child under 12 years old. David McCaul, 18, of 768 Park St., was arrested last Friday by Sgt. Hartley Mowatt of the Paris Police Department. According to court documents, the incident is alleged to have occurred on Aug. 3.


B. Warrington: The way to prosperity

I have nothing against wealthy people. In fact, I have wealthy relatives. But in talking with them, it is clear they have no conception of what it is like to live paycheck to paycheck, to have to struggle to get by. Unfortunately, many politicians who are supposed to represent everyone oft... 3


Exotic and comic: Handcrafted puppets will take center stage at Celebration Barn

PARIS — Handcrafted puppets made from gilded water buffalo hide will portray heroes, villains and lovers from the ancient Ramayana. They will dance across an 8-foot wide shadow screen to the sound of Indonesian gamelan music. On Saturday, Aug. 18, Celebration Barn will pr...


Youngster's drawings benefit animals

PARIS — Silas Gordon, a young, proficient artist, shared his amazing, detailed drawing of Meriwether Lewis' dog, Seaman, with other Geo-Kids at the Paris Public Library. Silas also shared many interesting facts about this Newfoundland dog who ventured with Lewis and Clark on their ex...


OHCHS seniors held trap shooting contest

On April 28 two young men from the senior class at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School held a trap shooting contest at the Norway-Paris Fish and Game Association Clubhouse and Range. Chad Jordan and Nick Michaud planned, organized, publicized, arranged the prizes and provided a wonderful cooko...



Supper cost is donations NORWAY — The First Saturday Community Supper will take place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Congregational Church of East Sumner, Route 219. Menu includes American chop suey, rolls, biscuits and desserts. Donations requested. There wil...


Paris Land Use Committee sets public hearings

PARIS — The Paris Land Use Advisory Committee is announcing a series of public meetings to get input on their work to date. The committee was appointed by the selectmen in May 2011 to develop a Land Management Ordinance, as recommended in the 2007 Paris Comprehensive Plan. The first ...



Jones Dance Band at Legion PARIS — Jones Dance Band will perform old-fashioned dance music from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturdays, Aug. 4, 11, 18 and 25, at the Legion Hall.  The cost is $5. Historical Society sale Aug. 4 WEST PARIS &mdash...


Oxford County arrest log

PARIS — The following arrests were logged at the Oxford County Jail: * Robert M. Campbell, 27, of Hiram, July 31, violation of bail condition, Fryeburg Police Department. * Rupert B. Malchisky, 57, of Rumford, July 31, violation of protective order, Dixfield Police Depart...