Stories about West Paris


Troop creates cards, sings to center residents


First Universalist Church of West Paris lists February worship services

WEST PARIS — February may seem bleak and cold, but one can find warmth and comfort at First Universalist Church of West Paris Sunday worship services, which are presented with a combination of guest speakers and Worship Service Committee members. All are welcome to attend; services are at 9...


Motions filed to exclude remaining evidence against Kristina Lowe

PARIS — Six motions aimed at excluding the state's remaining evidence against Kristina Lowe, charged in a double fatality on Route 219 in West Paris in 2012, have been filed in Oxford County Superior Court. One requests that the case be moved to a jurisdiction outside Oxford Cou...


Driver had wrong address in West Paris incident

WEST PARIS — Police discovered that a suspect in an alleged attempted abduction of a student Wednesday was actually a driver sent to pick up a student, but stopped at the wrong house.  On Friday, Assistant Superintendent Patrick Hartnett said the driver was transporting a s... 2


Police search for man who they say attempted to abduct West Paris child

WEST PARIS — Police said they are on the hunt for a man who reportedly came to a West Paris home posing as a driver for SAD 17 and attempted to pick up a student Wednesday morning. According to Capt. Christopher Wainwright of the Oxford County Sheriff's Office, investigators are... 1



Weary Club meets Jan. 18 NORWAY — The Weary Club of Norway will hold a coffee at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18. All members are encouraged to attend. West Paris food pantry WEST PARIS — The Neighborhood Niche Food Pantry will be...


Towns clamp down on free access to sand

LEWISTON — There’s been a rush on sand stockpiles at municipal public works departments, and some towns are clamping down on the amount residents can take per visit. Some towns are talking about installing surveillance cameras and prosecuting people who take more than allowed.


Early West Paris budget figures project tax increase

WEST PARIS — Town departments are asking for slightly more than $38,000 more in expenditures for the 2014-2015 budget. The Budget Committee is set to begin its deliberations at the end of the month in advance of town meeting in March. Projected expenditures are $1,160,968, compa...


Nomination papers for Waterford offices due today

WATERFORD — No contests for offices have developed for the annual town election  Feb. 28. Selectman Randy Lessard and SAD 17 director Barry Patrie have filed papers for re-election. They are the only incumbents to do so. Nomination papers are due at the town clerk's offic...


Briefly - Oxford Hills

West Paris food pantry WEST PARIS — The Neighborhood Niche Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 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 to ...