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Oxford deputies to picket courthouse Tuesday to protest wages

PARIS — Oxford County Sheriff's deputies are expected to picket in front of the courthouse on Western Avenue on Tuesday morning to draw attention to their labor dispute with the county.  Deputies are asking for a contract, higher wages and a reinstatement of border patrols,... 1

SAD 17 approves loan for school boilers

PARIS — The SAD 17 board of directors has authorized a $1.5 million energy conservation contract for wood pellet boilers at Paris Elementary School and Oxford Hills Middle School in Paris. The unanimous vote allows Superintendent Rick Colpitts to enter into a loan agreement with Andr...

SAD 17 directors re-elect top officers

PARIS — The Oxford Hills School District board of directors unanimously re-elected Ron Kugell of Oxford as chairman Monday night. Donald Gouin of Norway made the motion. “When you have a winning team, you don't change the lineup,” Gouin said. Kugell, who has...

CMMC nursing, radiography students graduate

LEWISTON — The Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions recently graduated 32 nursing and 19 radiography students. Local graduates receiving awards are as follows. CMMC Medical Staff Awards for Excellence in Nursing: Jamie Berube of South Paris fo...

SAD 17 marks School Lunch Hero Day

OXFORD — Every school in SAD 17 celebrated School Lunch Hero Day in May. The nationwide celebration is hosted by Jarrett J. Krosiczka, author and illustrator of the popular "Lunch Lady" graphic novel series, the School Nutrition Association and Random House Children's Books. I...

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Dance at American Legion Hall PARIS — A dance with music by the Jones Dance Band will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 12, 19 and 26, at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. Cost is $5. Waterford Wilkins House breakfast...

Donations speed up completion of parking lot at Moore Park

PARIS — Completion of a new parking lot at Moore Park has increased capacity in time for summer shows. The gravel lot needed a few minor additions, but is open and has been completed ahead of schedule, according to Town Manager Amy Bernard. In June, voters approved funding for...

UMFK Student Support Services recognizes TRIO students

FORT KENT — The TRIO Student Support Services Program at the University of Maine at Fort Kent held its sixth annual recognition banquet on April 17 to honor students involved in the TRIO program. TRIO Student Support Services is funded through the Department of Education under Title...

Oxford County saves money by switching to new deeds records company

PARIS — The Register of Deeds website will get a fresh look after Oxford County commissioners swapped data management companies in a move that should save taxpayers money. Commissioners on Tuesday night unanimously approved a bid from Liverpool, N.Y.-based Info Quick Solutions Inc. t...