Stories about Paris

Vets, nursing home residents benefit from dinner ticket donation

Oxford Casino donated 100 tickets to the upcoming Oxford Hills Rotary Club’s 26th annual Lobster and Steak Fest to area seniors. The owners and management of the casino purchased the tickets and distributed them to residents of Oxford County veterans’ homes and nursing homes. The reci...

Paris board eyes negotiating buyout for Tarr's contract

PARIS — Selectmen voted Monday to look into negotiating a buyout for Town Manager Phil Tarr's contract and set a schedule for hiring a new manager. The decision on the buyout came after an executive session. Tarr's contract expires at the end of the year. Chairman Sam E...

Paris cash mob set for Aug. 25

PARIS — On the heels of last month's first Oxford Hills cash mob, which brought 135 locals to Books N Things in Norway, a second one is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 25. Sponsors W.J. Wheeler Insurance and Oxford Federal Credit Union are not revealing the target of the cash mob, but p...

Historical society hosts presentation on First Baptist Church clock

PARIS — The Paris Hill Historical Society will host a presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, on the clock in the Paris Hill First Baptist Church tower. Don Adamson, who has been winding and maintaining the clock for more than 40 years, will talk about the history of the clock, how...

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'Famous' chicken pie BOLSTERS MILLS — The Bolsters Mills United Methodist Church will hold its “Famous” Chicken Pie Supper on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the church in Bolsters Mills Village, Harrison. Seatings will be at 5 and 6 p.m., with a third to follow at...

School district OKs study of Fox School space

OXFORD — Oxford Hills School District directors Monday night unanimously approved a study of the former Mildred Fox School in hopes of solving a space problem at Oxford Hills Middle School. “We have to see what options we have,” middle school Principal Troy Eastman said. ...

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'Whatever Sale' is Aug. 18 SUMNER — A "Whatever Sale" will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at West Sumner Universalist Church, Main Street. There will be new and used items, a 50/50 raffle, Rada cutlery knives and baked goods. A spareribs cook...

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Stephens High Class of 1961 AUBURN — The Stephens High School Class of 1961 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at Gipper's Sports Grill, 120 Center St. For more information, call Frank at 364-4530 or Louise at 364-3743. Yard sale benefits ...

Paris rejects police merger with Norway

PARIS — A one-year trial merger of the Norway and Paris was defeated on a 41-41 vote by voters Monday night. “The vote failed in my opinion,” town moderator Vern Maxfield announced to voters, who gasped as they heard the results of the paper balloting. The vote cam... 2

Oxford County arrest log

PARIS — The following arrests were logged at the Oxford County Jail: * William James Adams, 21, of Hartford, violation of bail conditions, midnight, Aug. 12, in Hartford by Maine State Police. * Troy James Blanchard, 32, of Mexico, probation violation, 1:30 p.m. Aug. 13 by the...