Stories about Paris


Passenger's suspicious claim diverts jet to Bangor

BANGOR — Most passengers aboard a Paris-to-North Carolina flight that diverted to Maine said they didn’t know what was going on until the plane was on the ground. Passengers said they were informed that the Boeing 767 was landing in Maine to refuel before police took a passenge...


OHCHS May students of the month

OHCHS May Students of the Month enjoying lunch with their principals are, sitting from left, Jeff Sirois, junior; Ryan Fox, freshman and Abby Morton, senior. Standing is Ted Moccia, principal, and Shawn Lambert, director of Oxford Hills Technical School. Missing from the picture is Jordan Barrett...


Oxford Hills school board OKs meeting warrant

PARIS — The Oxford Hills School District Board of Directors unanimously approved warrants Monday night for the annual town meeting and election next month. The vote allows the district to present the warrant at the annual town meeting at 7 p.m. June 7 at the Oxford Hills Comprehensiv...


Oxford County arrest log

PARIS — The following arrests were logged at the Oxford County Jail: * Candy S. Burrill, 47, of Peru, May 18, domestic violence assault, assault and disorderly conduct, Rumford Police Department. * David W. Chafin II, 30, of Morgantown, N.C., May 18, disorderly conduct, O...


Of bulldozers, a stolen dog and ‘that girl’

A number of public works departments in Androscoggin County hosted a really cool event Friday in celebration of National Public Works Week. The departments jointly hosted a four-hour open house at the Auburn Mall, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., where families were “encouraged to bring their...


Memorial Day activities at Paris library

Easy Memorial Day learning activities will be available for children to engage in at the the Paris Public Library from May 21 to 26. Also, children's books related to Memorial Day will be on display in the Children's Room. For further information call the library at 743-6994.



Historical Society meeting PARIS — The West Paris Historical Society will meet Monday, May 21, with a potluck supper at 6 p.m. and the regular meeting at 7 p.m. The entertainment will be Ted Jones speaking on the downtown portion of the village to see if there...


Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School honor roll

PARIS — The following students have attained the third quarter honor roll at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. Grade 9 High honors: Mary Bryce, Julia Dillon, Jared Eastman, Lauren Emery, Eva Gabrielsen, Malik Geiger, Monica Harthorne, Ha...


Rumford woman to go to trial on welfare fraud charges

PARIS — A Rumford woman charged with defrauding the state of more than $10,000 in social service benefits will stand trial next week. Amy L. Knowlton, 30, faces charges of theft by deception. She is accused of lying to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services by claiming she...


Well done - Melody Gammon

WEYMOUTH, Mass. — Melody Brooke Gammon has earned a master's degree of education-physical education and coaching with all honors, rights, privileges and obligations pertaining to that degree on Jan. 25. Melody is a 2000 graduate of Oxford Hills comprehensive High Sch...