Stories about Paris

Otisfield sex offender admits to violating parole

PARIS — A registered sex offender admitted Tuesday to violating his probation by volunteering on a school-sponsored bus trip in September. Rodney A. Heath, 38, of 970 Gore Road in Otisfield, who also goes by the name of Rodney Shackley,

Merrill re-elected to Oxford County Commission

NORWAY — Unofficial results show Oxford County Commissioner Steven Merrill won re-election over challenger Charleen Chase in Tuesday's election. Merrill was shown with 5,087 votes to Chase's 4,723, according to numbers collected by the Bangor Daily News, but the figures didn't includ...

Auburn Scout donates to veterans program

At a recent Western Maine Veterans Advisory Committee meeting, a donation of $177 was given to co-chairman Joe Cooney, left, from Owen Murphy of Auburn. Owen, age 12, is an eighth-grader at Auburn Middle School and has developed a hobby of making bracelets from a material called paracord, which i...

Oxford County District 2 Commissioner Duguay likely to win third straight reelection

PARIS — By 1:45 a.m. Wednesday, Oxford County District 2 Commissioner David Duguay was well on his way to winning a third straight term. With tallies in from all but Canton, Mexico, Sumner and Upton, Duguay, I-Byron, led his opponent, Jane Rich, D-Andover, by an unofficial tally of 4...

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Wednesday story times NORWAY — On Wednesdays in November, the Norway Memorial Library Children’s Room is hosting special story times at 10:30 a.m. Children ages 3 to 5 years old, along with their caregivers, are invited to hear a story and make a craft related ...

Pictures wanted for Veterans Day program

PARIS — Area veterans are encouraged to submit photos from when they were in the service for inclusion in the Veterans Day program to be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. Sponsored by the Foster Carroll Post 72, American Legion, the progr...

South Paris Universalist Church holding holiday fair Nov. 10

Members of the South Paris Universalist Church's Good Cheer are pictured with samples of the handiwork that will be on sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Saturday, Nov. 10, holiday fair at 36 Pine St. From left are Barbara Varney, Maxine Deroche and Marilyn Hammond. A beef stew or corn chowder lu...

Annual ceremony will honor veterans

PARIS — A Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Maine Veterans’ Home, 477 High St. “Veterans Day in the USA is a holiday to honor all who have served in the United States Military Services,” said Joe Cooney, co-chairman of the Western ...

Exit poll research

Paris attorney and former Selectman Theodore Kurtz completes an exit poll at the Paris polling station Tuesday. Norway resident Jody Pulkkinen was working for Edison Research, a national polling company that sells information to major news companies. Every eighth voter was asked who they supporte...

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Craft fair at Legion hall PARIS — A craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the American Legion hall, Church Street. To rent a table, call 743-7231. Church announces holiday fair PARIS — A holiday fair ...