Stories about Paris

Iris Society Show is June 14 in Auburn

AUBURN- The 54th Annual Maine Iris Society Show will take place from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at the Auburn Middle School, 38 Falcon Drive. The entrance to the cafeteria where the show is held is in the back of the school. Irises will be displayed and judged, as both individual...

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Historical Society meets June 12 WATERFORD — The first meeting of the Waterford Historical Society for 2014 will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 12. The annual meeting with election of trustees is always held at the Old Town House, next to the Town Beach on K...

Jamison, Lorrain elected to Paris Board of Selectmen

PARIS — Incumbent Ryan Lorrain and community activist Janet Jamison were elected Tuesday to three-year terms on the Board of Selectmen. Jamison, a member of the Budget Committee and Norway-Paris Community TV Board, received the most votes — 282 — of the four candidates.&n...

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Paris downtown study the source of residents' ire

PARIS — Residents said town officials made a mistake when they funded an economic study aimed at encouraging business growth in the Market Square area. Addressing selectmen Monday night, residents voiced their opposition to the

Paris officials issue 500 notices for liens

PARIS — Unpaid taxes are increasing at a steady rate even as town officials work toward economic growth and lower tax rates. The town issued 500 30-day notices for liens this year, up 82 from the year before, representing 18.6 percent of all taxable real estate. From July 1, 2...

Oxford Hills-area elections slated for Tuesday

Local elections on Tuesday feature several contested selectmen's races and ballot initiatives. In Paris, one incumbent selectman is vying with three residents familiar in the local political scene for two seats. Selectman Ryan Lorrain, Planning Board member Michael Risica, Janet Jam...

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Service topic, 'Make Lemonade' PARIS — The June 8 worship service at the First Universalist Church on Pine Street will be led by Renee Wales. The title of the 10 a.m. sermon is "Make Lemonade." Music is under the direction of Donna Hurd and Sunday School is un...

CNA students graduate

Chamber announces return of Sea Dogs Oxford Hills Night

PARIS — The Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce has announced the return of Oxford Hills Night at a Portland Sea Dogs game. "We used to do this every year with the Sea Dogs and I felt it was time to bring this event back," said Chamber Executive Director John Williams. "It's a great way...