Stories about West Paris

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Mirja M. Rainey

NORWAY — Mirja M. Rainey “Mickey,” 87, of West Paris died Friday, Aug. 24, at Stephens Memorial Hospital with her daughter at her side. She was born July 13, 1925, in South Woodstock, the daughter of Finnish immigrants, Edward and Tilda Koskela. She worked as a cook, did ...

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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...

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Military notes

Air Force Airman Kyle T. Isley graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness an...

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'Whatever Sale' is Aug. 18 SUMNER — A "Whatever Sale" will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at West Sumner Universalist Church, Main Street. There will be new and used items, a 50/50 raffle, Rada cutlery knives and baked goods. A spareribs cook...

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W. Newmeyer: He will make a difference

I support Angus King's bid for the U.S. Senate. As a small business person for 30 years, I know with certainty that he was the most business friendly and entrepreneurial governor. He organized small business conferences that were so valuable for the thousands of people who attended. The networkin...

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Supper cost is donations NORWAY — The First Saturday Community Supper will take place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Congregational Church of East Sumner, Route 219. Menu includes American chop suey, rolls, biscuits and desserts. Donations requested. There wil...

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Jones Dance Band at Legion PARIS — Jones Dance Band will perform old-fashioned dance music from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturdays, Aug. 4, 11, 18 and 25, at the Legion Hall.  The cost is $5. Historical Society sale Aug. 4 WEST PARIS &mdash...

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Oxford County arrest log

PARIS — The following arrests were logged at the Oxford County Jail: * Robert E. Bryant, 44, of Minot, July 30, domestic violence assault, Maine State Police. * James T. Devlin, 31, of West Paris, July 30, cultivating marijuana, tampering with evidence and two counts of p...

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Butterflies emerging WEST PARIS — A dozen active and hungry monarch butterfly caterpillars were given to the West Paris Library on July 23. They came with a lifetime supply of their food, milkweed leaves. By July 25, all but the very smallest caterpillar had e...

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July 28 softball tournament BRIDGTON — The Bridgton Recreation Department and Western Maine Cheering will host an Adult Coed Softball Tournament on Saturday, July 28, at Stevens Brook Elementary School. The tournament has an eight team maximum, nine players pe...