Stories about Waterford

Fifth-graders holding fundraiser

HARRISON — Fifth-graders from Waterford and Harrison are trying to raise money to fund their trip to Camp Kieve in October. On Sunday, June 12, there will be a buffet brunch at the Olde Mill Restaurant. The brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will cost $12.99 for adults and $...

'Dream big' advises former student now working on Air Force One

WATERFORD — Students at the Waterford Memorial School were told by a former student Friday that if they remember to do three things, their dreams can come true. Frank Damon IV, an Air Force technical sergeant who now serves on the crew of Air Force One, told the students they must wo...

Waterford Library Association plans annual meeting

WATERFORD — The Waterford Library Association will hold its annual meeting at the library at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 17. Reports on the activities of the past year will be presented and trustees will be elected for the coming year. The program will include a presentation by building rest...

Girl Scout meetings planned in Waterford, Paris

WATERFORD — Girl Scouts of Maine will host Girl Scout Daisy information meetings for girls and adults at the following times and locations. 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Paris Elementary School. 6 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at Waterford Memorial School library. Girls enter...

Smoke sends firefighters to Waterford home

WATERFORD – Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire at 641 Mill Hill Road on Monday morning. Assistant Fire Chief Bill Haynes said an overheated electric heater in a bathroom caused a “bit” of smoke but no damage to the house which is owned by Ralph and Bet...

Waterford World's Fair

Waterford World's Fair officers, directors and committee members recently met to plan improvements for this summer's fair July 15-17 at 36 Green Road. The theme is There’s Something New in the Air at the Waterford World’s Fair. From left are Terry Swett, Renee Fitts, Janet Brunjes, Da...

Home on Bear Pond damaged in fire

WATERFORD – The home of Camp Wigwam's owner on Bear Pond sustained minor damage Wednesday afternoon from a chimney fire. Firefighters from Waterford, Harrison and Stoneham arrived at 57 Wigwam Pass shortly after 3:30 p.m. Bob Strauss, who has owned the camp since 1977,  s...

Erosion and sediment control course for contractors to be held in Waterford

WATERFORD — The Oxford County Soil & Water Conservation District is sponsoring a course in “Basic and Advanced Erosion and Sediment Control Practices” from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 29, at the Waterford Town Office, 366 Valley Road. This course provides an ...

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Volunteer dinner RUMFORD — The Oxford County Democrats will hold a volunteer recognition dinner on Thursday, Jan. 20, at the Eagles Hall, Oxford Avenue. Snow date is Thursday, Jan. 27. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will feature a chicken dinner. Volunt...

Firefighting from the top down

Norway firefighters break through a creosote buildup in a chimney at 484 Bisbee Town Road in Waterford on Thursday after the house began filling with smoke. Norway firefighters respond to Waterford fires when a ladder truck is needed, according to Waterford Fire Department Assistant Chief Tom Mur... 2