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Jones Band to play for dances PARIS — A dance with music by the Jones Dance Band will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturdays, June 7, 14, 21 and 28, at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. Cost is $5. Clothing center open two Saturdays...

Oxford Hills Adult Ed to offer distance learning classes

PARIS — Distance learning courses will be held beginning Monday, June 9, at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, offered through Oxford Hills Adult Education. The courses are available through distance learning via Tanberg, originating from Lawrence Adult Education in Fairfield. T...

Oxford Hills Class of '79 is looking for missing classmates

PARIS — The Oxford Hills High School lass of 1979 will hold its 35th class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 2. The class and guests will 0cruise the night away on the Songo River Queen from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Information, and the opportunity to sign-up online, look for the

First vote on SAD 17 budget set Thursday

OXFORD — Voters in the eight towns of the Oxford Hills School District will meet Thursday to act on the proposed $37.65 million budget for 2014-15. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. June 5 in the Forum at the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School in Paris. Town clerks will be at the high...

Paris voters to consider parking lot at Moore Park

PARIS — Hoping to boost the convenience of enjoying Moore Park, the town is asking voters to approve construction of a formal parking area. On June 14, residents will be asked to authorize capital-improvement funding earmarked for the project. The Maine Department of Transport...

Paris voters to act on subdivision ordinance

PARIS — Voters will be asked next week to approve changes to the town's subdivision laws, a move which town officials believe will entice developers.   At the polls Tuesday, June 10, residents will vote on proposed changes to the town's subdivision ordinance, which would reduce ...

Paris woman injured in crash after dog jumps into her lap

NORWAY — A South Paris woman was injured in a car accident Monday after her dog jumped from its seat onto her lap while she was driving.  Mary Mayberry, 82, was taken to Stephens Memorial Hospital around 11:30 a.m. complaining of pain on her right side following an accident...

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Final Preschool Storytime RUMFORD — The final Preschool Storytime for this school year will be held at the Rumford Public Library at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 4. All area children ages 2­-5 are welcome to join the fun. Storytime will resume in the fall.

Milestone money goal set for Oxford Hills Relay For Life

PARIS — Organizers of Oxford Hills Relay For Life say they hope to reach the $50,000 milestone in this year's fundraising. “Last year, we had over 325 participants and raised just over $48,000. This year we are hoping for over 350 participants and $50,000 is our goal," Heather ...

Paris police communications system paying off, chief says

PARIS — Local police say a move to streamline its communication system with the rest of the county has paid dividends.