Society meeting

SOUTH PARIS — Members of the Paris Cape Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 15, at 77 High St.

The featured speaker will be Jean Hankins, who will speak on Oxford County Widows, and explain the laws governing their inheritance in days long past. The public is invited and the building is handicapped accessible. Refreshments will be served following the meeting.

The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays. Recently acquired gifts include several quilts made by Barbara Swan Frost and a chair made at the factory at Snow’s Falls, also given by Frost.

Bridge play

OXFORD — The Oxford Hills Bridge Club met on July 2 at its new venue, the Oxford Community Center. 

Winners in flight A were: first, Martha Young and Richard Balian; second, Marilyn and Richard Canton; third, Nancy Farmer and Marta Clemens.

Flight B winners were: first, Marilyn and Richard Canton; second, Suzanne Andrews and Carol Curran. The next game will be played at 9:15 a.m. Friday, July 9. Summer visitors as well as newcomers are welcome. 

Story time

WATERFORD — The Waterford Library will offer a story time program at 1 p.m. Mondays in July, beginning July 12. It is planned to be particularly appropriate for kids age 2 to 6. 

Thee Waterford Library is located on Routes 35 and 37 in Waterford Flat on Keoka Lake.

AARP meeting

SOUTH PARIS — The Oxford Hills Chapter of AARP will meet on Monday, July 12, at the First Congregational Church, East Main Street. Lunch will be chicken salad to be served at noon. The cost is $6.50 and reservations are required by calling Ruth at 744-9069 by noon on Friday, July 9.

The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. and final plans for the Sea Dogs game will be discussed. The speaker for the meeting will be Donald Preble, pharmacist, with information on medications.

Commissioner nominee

PARIS — Robert Kirchherr of Paris was selected as the Democratic nominee for Oxford County Commissioner in District 3 at a special meeting of the Oxford County Democratic Committee held on July 1 at the Paris Town Office.

Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap declared a vacancy after Kim Waite of Paris withdrew as the candidate following the June primary election. Kirchherr is the current chair of the Paris Planning Board, and has served on the planning boards of both Paris and West Paris. A former educator in SAD 17, Kirchherr is retired from a 20-year career as an instructor and administrator at Central Maine Community College.

Public breakfast

FRYEBURG — The Fryeburg-Lovell VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 6783 will host a public breakfast from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Sunday, July 11.

There will be pancakes, sausage, bacon, home fries, eggs, breakfast casseroles, coffee, tea and juice.


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