Stories about Paris

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AARP group to meet July 14 PARIS — The Oxford Hills Chapter of AARP will meet on Monday, July 14, at the First Congregational Church on East Main Street. Lunch will be served at noon and will feature ham and cheese quiche with a fruit plate. The cost is $6.50 ...

Free flowers help freshen Paris' image

PARIS — In conjunction with several local business and interest groups, the town has placed a dozen flower buckets throughout downtown. Workers on Tuesday decorated an area from Market Square to Moore Park, from the bridge over Route 117 near The Handy Store and up Main Street to McL...

General Assistance costs drop in Norway, Paris

NORWAY — The General Assistance administrator for Norway, Paris and West Paris said undocumented immigrants seeking assistance are not a problem but she must be diligent in weeding out ineligible applicants. The Maine Department of Health and Human Services recently notified municipa... 1

Paris Hill to host July 15 survey of its ash trees for emerald ash borer beetle

PARIS — After getting hammered by Dutch elm disease more than 50 years ago, the Ice Storm of 1998, more ice storms and even a tornado in 2009, Paris Hill trees are endangered yet again. This time, it's from a green invasive beetle smaller than a penny, but with a killer appetite for ...

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Supper dance at Locke Mills Legion LOCKE MILLS — A supper dance will be held from 4 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at the American Legion Hall. Doors open at 4. Music by the Jones Band. Menu will include ham, baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, rolls an...

Activities are part of Paris Public Library reading challenge

PARIS — The Paris Public Library continues this summer its annual Reading Challenge and is also hosting a variety of fun and educational activities for children. Children are encouraged to read during the summer to maintain or improve their reading skills. To promote this effort, the...

Oxford County arrest log

PARIS — The following arrests were logged at the Oxford County Jail: * Vance Andrew Ashley, 45, of Norway, operating a motor vehicle after revocation, 4 p.m., June 27, in Norway by Norway Police Department. * Joseph Walter Bennett, 36, of Oxford, failure to appear, 9:20 p.m. J...

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Car show July 1 in Dixfield DIXFIELD — Doug's Dogs Classic/ Antique/ Rods Cruise Night will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, at the Holmes Market parking lot. For more information, call Brad at 357-6789. Jay VFW annual chicken barbecue

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Bethel Senior Citizens to meet WOODSTOCK — The Bethel Senior Citizens Club will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, at the Crosstone Restaurant. Lunch menu is choice of fish or chicken. Reservations must be made by July 1. Call Arlene Lowell at 82...

SAD 17 administrative offices set to move to Community College Center

PARIS — The SAD 17 administration team is gearing up for its move to new headquarters in Paris next month. “The Oxford offices close June 30 for good,” Superintendent Rick Colpitts said. The new Paris office — the site of the former Oxford fairgrounds exposition bui...