Stories about Waterford

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Oxford Hills Duplicate Bridge OXFORD — Oxford Hills Duplicate Bridge club met Aug. 16. A 9 & 1/2 table Mitchell movement was enjoyed. Finishing first in flight A N/S were Mike True, Auburn, and Mike St. John, Westbrook; second, Eilene Potvin, Cundy's Harb...

SAD 17 board OKs contract for wood pellet boilers

OXFORD — The SAD 17 Board of Directors on Monday rescinded its July 15 vote for a $1 million contract with Siemens Building Technologies Inc. for two wood pellet boilers and interior and exterior LED lighting. Instead, the board voted to enter into a contract for two wood pellet boil...

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Norway Library reading celebration NORWAY — The Norway Memorial Library will have their Summer Reading Celebration from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15. Children who have been reading this summer and those who participated in the Wednesday Adventures classes ...

Antiques appraised at Waterford library fundraiser

WATERFORD — Scores of people from as far away as Bethel and Newry came to the Wilkins Community House on Friday to see if their piece of family history or yard sale find is a true antique and how much it might be worth. From a crewel fireplace screen to wooden toys and a 1638 Dutch B...

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Stewart-Reed family reunion HEBRON — The descendants of Mary Elizabeth Stewart and Charles Franklin Reed will hold their annual reunion on Sunday, Aug. 11, at the home of Rich and Jane Hatch. Arrival time is before noon with a potluck lunch at noon. After lunc...

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Clothing center open Saturdays HARTFORD — The Hartford Community Church Clothing Center will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 3 and 17. The Clothing Center is directly opposite the church. Texas Hold'em tournament HARRIS...

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'Puss in Boots' on stage at UMF FARMINGTON — Children's Summer Theater Camp performances will be held Aug. 2 and 3, 7 p.m., Nordica Auditorium at the University of Maine at Farmington. Tickets are available at the door: adult/senior $6, student/child $4.

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Lewiston Bridge Club winners LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on July 22 were as follows. N/S: first, Bailey Geeslin and Rick Verrill; second, Mary Trafton and Luke Merry; third, Claire Lyons and Rosemarie Goodwin; first in B,...

Barbershop chorus takes show on the road

OXFORD — Members of the Mollyockett Chorus entertained over 300 people with the close harmony of barbershop style music July 12 and 13 with two shows at the Sawyer Memorial and one at the Denmark Arts Center. The 18-member, all-female vocal group presented “The Ockett Family Pl...

Summer fun

Peyton McKechnie of Boston, Mass., swings off a rope into Bear Pond along Route 37 in Waterford as a friend watches from the water. McKechnie and friends were visiting the area on vacation.