Stories about Waterford


Baby show at World's Fair

At the Baby Show held at the Waterford World's Fair, Beatrice Green, pictured, won best dressed and grand champ baby in the 12 to 18 month class. Layla Hall won happiest baby in the 18 to 24 month class. Addison New won blondest hair in the 12 to 18 month class and Zenon Lewis won biggest bluest ...


Waterford timber salvage plan delayed

WATERFORD — A plan by a Scarborough salvage company to harvest submerged timber from the bottom of Bear Pond has been delayed. Matthew Albrecht, owner of Coastland LLC, doing business as River Driver Lumber, has told the state he will not begin operations this year, Dan Prichard of t... 1


Finding hurricane timber not an easy task

A March 1939 photo shows hurricane timber along Bear Pond on Route 35 in Waterford. Acres of logs from timber felled during the 1938 storm filled the area and colored the pond, according to a note from Miriam Monroe to Margaret Werner attached to the photograph, which is owned by the Waterford Hi...



Rumford Riders meet today RUMFORD — The new Rumford Riders ATV Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, upstairs at Sam's. Supper will be served before the meeting. Everyone is welcome. Horseshoe tournament FARMINGTON — The sixth...


Man, son charged with Waterford campground assaults

PARIS — A Massachusetts man, arrested along with his son after a fight early Thursday morning at a Waterford campground, told police that one of the victims punched his wife, and the attack on two Farmington men was retaliation. John O’Brien, 40, and his son Jonathan O'Brien, 1...


PHOTO: Swimming and sunshine

Ben Carrol, 9, of Waterford jumps off the town dock at Keoka Lake on Thursday as his brother William, 11, watches. Sibling Brian, 5, and parents, Bill and Stephanie, also enjoyed the sunny day in the water with the boys.


Two arrested after assault at Papoose Pond campground sends two to hospital

WATERFORD — Two Massachusetts men are under arrest today and at least two people are in the hospital following an assault between campers at Papoose Pond Resort and Campground in Waterford. John O’Brien, 40, and Jonathan O'Brien, 18, a father and son from Billerica, Mass., were... 1


RIF Read-a-thon was again a success

OXFORD —  The Oxford Hills Reading is Fundamental Programs celebrated another successful read-a-thon for SAD 17 students in grades K-6 by raising more than $13,000. An ice cream social was held to recognize this year's outstanding read-a-thon participants. One hundred eight students we...



Yard sale at Wilkins House WATERFORD — An Indoor Yard Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Wilkins House, on Plummer Hill, next to the Waterford Congregational Church. All proceeds benefit the church improvement fund as well as the Wilkins ...


Summer camp owners charged with hosting underage drinking party for counselors

WATERFORD — Oxford County Sheriff's deputies broke up an alleged underage drinking party last Friday night at Camp Waziyatah, a summer camp for children ages 7-17. Three were arrested, including the brothers who serve as owners and directors. 3