Stories about Waterford

Waterford Congregational Church welcomes all to multiple Easter events

WATERFORD — A community Seder and Maundy Thursday service will be held at the Wilkins Community Center and Waterford Congregational Church on Thursday, April 17. Sponsored jointly by the Waterford and North Waterford churches, the Jewish ritual dinner begins at 5 p.m. By ancient trad...

Paris-based modular home manufacturer purchased by Minnesota company

PARIS — Local modular home company KBS Building Solutions has been purchased by a Minnesota-based manufacturer in a deal reportedly worth $10.5 million.  Aetrium, a publicly-traded company based in St. Paul, Minn., announced the purchase from private owner Robert Farnum in ...

Christine R. Rowe

PORTLAND — Christine R. Rowe, 35, of Waterford, died unexpectedly on Sunday, April 6, at Maine Medical Center. She was born in Rumford on Oct. 25, 1978, the daughter of Stephen and Bonnie Childs Marston. She graduated from Rumford High School and Central Maine Medical Center School o...

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West Paris food pantry WEST PARIS — The Neighborhood Niche Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, April 15, at West Paris Baptist Church, 15 Church St. The pantry is open the first and third Tuesday of each month. West Paris residents are invited ...

Plans underway for Waterford World's Fair

WATERFORD — The April meeting of the Waterford World's Fair will be held starting at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at the Waterford Town Office. Everyone is welcome to come and see how things have changed and maybe volunteer a few hours. There will be lots of projects that can use a hand once th...

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Rumford Seniors lunch, bus trip PERU — Rumford Seniors will have a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, April 7, at the old Peru School. Menu is meatloaf, macaroni and cheese, mixed vegetables, drink and dessert for $4.50. The public is welcome. Take...

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Apple expert to speak PHILLIPS — John Bunker Jr., an expert on heritage apples, will be at the Phillips Area Community Center on Depot Street at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 5. Admission is free. Donations are welcome. Snacks will be available. The eve...

Waterford bridge to be closed to traffic

WATERFORD — The Cross Street Bridge is expected to be shut down for safety reasons this week. The Board of Selectmen was notified in late January that closure signs must be posted by Feb. 14, but the harsh winter has kept the Highway Department from completing the work, Road Commissi...

Oxford Hills School District announces kindergarten screening

OXFORD — Oxford Hills School District is holding kindergarten screening at all elementary schools. Children must be 5 years of age on or before Oct. 15. Parents should note the schedule below and call the school in the town in which they reside to schedule an appointment. Availabilit...

No injuries reported in Waterford house fire

WATERFORD — Firefighters from several towns went to 849 Valley Road early Wednesday night when a house was reported to be engulfed by flames. Waterford crews went to the scene at about 5 p.m. A short time later, they were joined by firefighters from Harrison and Bridgton. The entire ...