Stories about Paris

OHCA continues fundraising

Organized by Jeanna Packard, students, parents and teachers from Oxford Hills Christian Academy in Paris took part in their annual walk-a-thon on Oct. 6 to raise money for the scholarship fund at the school. Donations are still being accepted. For more information call 743-5970.

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Jean sale at Thrifty Gift Shop PARIS — A jean sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, at the Thrifty Gift Shop, 659 Park St., Route 26. There are more than 100 jeans, ranging in size from infant to adult. For more i...

Paris selectmen update policy committee's role

PARIS — Selectmen adopted an updated charge for the Policy and Procedure Committee, after a row lasting several meetings in which selectmen and the committee disagreed about the board's role. The newer, more specific charge includes previous provisions to edit ordinances for grammar ...

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Indoor walking program BRIDGTON — Stay active and fit through the difficult weather by attending Step Into Fitness Indoor Walking Program at Lake Region High School. The Bridgton Community Center will offer this important program in cooperation with Lake Regio...

Paris selectmen to discuss apartment inspections

PARIS — Selectmen will discuss the Policy and Procedures Committee, changes to the personnel policy and an ordinance to allow the Paris fire chief to perform an annual inspection on apartment buildings at Monday's meeting. Chief Brad Frost was recently recognized for his part in docu...

'Dark Tales' performers aim to make you giggle, scream

PARIS —  Leland Faulkner and Company will bring "Dark Tales," a theatrical Halloween show featuring magic, wild special effects, mime, jokes and screams, to Celebration Barn. The vaudeville show geared to family audiences will be presented at 8 p.m. Oct. 25, ...

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Guest speaker is Anita White PARIS — The guest speaker at the First Universalist Church on Pine Street for Oct. 21 is Anita White. White's topic for the 10 a.m. worship service is "Comfy Seats." Music is under the direction of Donna Hurd and Sunday School is u...

Oxford County arrest log

PARIS — The following arrests were logged at the Oxford County Jail: * Amy L. Ferron, 31, of Norway, Oct. 17, theft, Oxford Police Department. * Benjamin J. Humphreys, 18, of Rumford, Oct. 17, failure to appear, Rumford Police Department. * Augustus Buck, 40, of Turner,...

County Commissioner Merrill facing former rival again after close 2008 race

PARIS — Steve Merrill, an Oxford County commissioner for 18 years, is in for a rematch against Charleen Chase, the former CEO of Community Concepts, after a narrow victory in 2008. In the 2008 election, an initial count found Chase and Merrill just 25 votes apart with Chase at 5,351 ...

Group to kick off winter farmers market

PARIS — On Saturday, Oct. 20, a collaborative of farmers from the community market known as the Fox School Farmers Market will join together to form the Paris Winter Farmers Market. This quick stop and shop market will be held each Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. through Dec. 22, at the Oxford C...