Stories about Paris

Paris Library adds books

PARIS — The Paris Public Library recently added the following novels to its collection. For more information, or to reserve a title, call the library at 743-6994, or email paris.public.library@MSLN.net. Home delivery is available. Megan Abbott, “Dare Me;” Jussi Adler-Olse...

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Garden bulb event canceled PARIS — The McLaughlin Garden bulb event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 13, has been canceled. Due to a family emergency, presenters were not available for the talks and activities. First U. Church service PARIS...

Paris fire chief lauded for role in federal housing investigation

PARIS — Fire Chief Brad Frost has been cited for being the catalyst in a federal investigation into the Maine State Housing Authority's oversight of Section 8 housing. U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said in a statement her request for the probe came after Frost wrote to her to report seriou...

Paris selectmen to request audit of police department

PARIS — Selectmen on Tuesday approved spending up to $6,000 for an audit of the Police Department. Selectmen voted 4-0 to approach the Maine Chiefs of Police Association to do the audit. Selectman Ryan Lorrain wasn't at the meeting. “No matter how good they are, we're se...

Fire damages motor home in Paris

PARIS — A couple escaped unharmed from their burning motor home on Route 117 late Tuesday night, fire Chief Brad Frost said. The cause of the fire that gutted the 1982 unit has not been determined. Dan Amick and his wife were living in motor home parked at the home of Richard ...

Adult Education enrichment opportunities

PARIS — Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education is planning the following enrichment classes. To register, call 743-8842, option 1, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. or register online at www.sad17.maineadulted.org. Friday, Oct. 12 Job Search Fundam...

VFW post officers receive awards

The District 9 Veterans of Foreign Wars representing VFW Post 1603 Auburn, VFW Post 1641 Rumford, VFW Post 3335 Jay, VFW Post 9150 Lewiston,VFW Post 9459 Lisbon, VFW Post 9787 South Paris and VFW Post 11032 Greene had their first meeting of the year in July at the Auburn VFW. Officers from left, ...

Oxford County GOP hosting meet and greet with candidates

PARIS — Local republican candidates will be attending a meet and greet Sunday, Oct. 21 at the King's Hill Inn. The public is invited to meet and discuss the issues. In attendance will be Tim Turner, Jim Hamper and Steve Merrill, along with special guest Rick Bennett, former republica...

Paris votes to allow unrestricted hunting in Cornwall preserve

PARIS — Selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday not to restrict hunting in the 147-acre Cornwall Nature Preserve. The decision comes a year after selectmen voted to divide the preserve into hunting and nonhunting areas following complaints that hunters threatened a group of hikers. Some ...

Community Garden to be site of harvest/work party

NORWAY — To celebrate a very successful gardening season, the Alan Day Community Garden plans a party to clean up the gardens and celebrate the harvest on Sunday, Oct. 14, beginning at 9 a.m. After a morning of clean-up and work, participants will share a potluck feast at 1 p.m. to celebrat...