Stories about Paris

SAD 17 expects to have oil spill prevention plans soon

PARIS — SAD 17 officials expect to receive engineering plans for above-ground oil tank spill prevention for five district school buildings within the next several weeks. In a letter dated May 19 to Paris Town Manager Amy Bernard, Superintendent Rick Colpitts said the engineering plan...

Police subpoena phone records of Paris hit-and-run suspects

PARIS — Paris police Chief Michael Madden said Tuesday that phone records of people police believe are involved in the hit-and-run death of Xavier Fuentes of Turner have been subpoenaed. The 16-year-old Leavitt Area High School student was run down by a vehicle on Saturday evening, M...

McLaughlin Garden Lilac Festival will be Memorial Day Weekend

PARIS — After a long, hard winter, everyone is waiting for lilac time. Seeing and smelling Bernard McLaughlin’s impressive collection is a treat for locals and out-of-towners alike. The Lilac Festival is sponsored annually at the McLaughlin Garden during Memorial Day Weekend. S...

SAD 17 directors congratulate top seniors

PARIS — The top 5 percent of the Class of 2014 at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School were introduced the SAD 17 Board of Directors at its meeting Monday night at the school. Saying it takes a “tremendous effort” to be at the top of the class scholastically, Oxford Hil...

This week's agenda

Tuesday NEWRY: Selectmen, 5 p.m., Town Office PARIS: Oxford County Commission, 9 a.m., courthouse RUMFORD: Board of Assessors, 4 p.m., Municipal Building RUMFORD: Northern Oxford Regional Solid Waste Board, 5 p.m., Municipal Bui...

Oxford County arrest log

PARIS — The following arrests were logged at the Oxford County Jail: * Mohamed Jeilani Abdalla, 31, of Lewiston, unlawful trafficking of drugs, violation of bail conditions, 3:35 a.m., May 18, in Rumford by Rumford Police Department. * Justin William Brown, 22, of Buckfield, o...

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Christian Women United meeting PARIS — Christian Women United will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, at the Congregational Church. Slim Andrews of Auburn will be singing. For reservations, call Janice at 743-5770. Historical Society ann...

Tonight's agenda

Franklin New Vineyard: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills Casco: Open Space Commission, 6:30 p.m., Casco Community Center Newry: Public informational meeting to discuss school funding formula, 7 p.m., Grange Hall Paris: Paris Utility District Board of T...

Well done - Student achievements

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio —  Aubie Greenleaf of Auburn was inducted into the International Honor Society Chi Sigma Iota Alpha Chapter on March 22 at Ohio University Athens, where she is a graduate student. She graduated from Edward Little High School in Auburn. S...

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Bells will ring and choir will sing NORWAY — The Second Congregational Church, UCC, will hold its annual Music Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 18, filled with choral music, English hand bells and scriptures. Music Sunday has become a tradition at...