Stories about West Paris

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West Paris approves junkyard permits

WEST PARIS — Permits for two scrap metal businesses were approved by selectmen during their meeting Oct. 24. The town requires the businesses, West Paris Metals and Mason Restoration and Auto Parts, to apply for automobile graveyard/junkyard permits annually.  O...

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Youth Deer Hunting Day starts slow in West Paris

Mitchell Mason, 13, of West Paris poses with his first deer for J&K Sporting Goods owner Kevin Billings after Mason got the 110-pound doe late Saturday afternoon during Youth Deer Hunting Day.

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Teen shot in West Paris indicted on burglary, theft, threatening charges

PARIS — James Reynolds, who shot in a confrontation with police in West Paris in June, has been indicted on three felony charges by an Oxford County grand jury.  Reynolds, 18, is charged with burglary, theft and criminal threatening. He is accused of breaking into a seasona...

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West Paris Historical Society plans events

WEST PARIS — West Paris Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21. A pot luck dinner will take place at 6 p.m. Milt Inman will present a slide show. A hunter's breakfast will be held from 5 to 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. A black powder rifle will be raffled.

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State Beekeepers Annual Meeting PORTLAND — The Maine State Beekeepers Annual Meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave. Registration deadline is Oct. 15. Three speakers will focus on honeybe...

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Lewiston Bridge Club winners LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on Oct. 7 were as follows: first, Luke Merry and Mary Trafton; second, Jeanine Kivus and David Lock; third, Les Buzzell and Paul Sherman; fourth, Jan and Vern Arey; first ...

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AG: Trooper's use of force justified in West Paris shooting

WEST PARIS — A Maine State Police trooper was justified in using deadly force in a shooting here in June, the Maine Attorney General's Office concluded in a report released Tuesday.  On the evening of June 8, Trooper Jason Wing shot James Reynolds, 18, in an encounter on Ro...

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West Paris Pumpkin Run planned for Oct. 20

WEST PARIS — Walkers and runners of all ages are invited to join in a community 5k Pumpkin Run on Sunday, Oct. 20, to raise money for the Agnes Gray Elementary School. The footrace is a departure for the West Paris Parent-Teacher Organization, which has relied on traditional fun...

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West Paris church lists October services

WEST PARIS — Following are the worship services for the month of October at the First Universalist Church of West Paris. Church services are at 9 a.m. followed by refreshments. All are welcome to attend. Oct. 6, “Not Yet Perfect,” led by The Rev. Fayre Stephenson. In some...

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Lewiston Bridge Club winners LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners of the quarterly club championship at the Lewiston Armory on Sept. 30 were as follows: first, Mary Trafton and Luke Merry; second, Rosemarie Goodwin and Les Buzzell; third, Larry Fortier and Rog...