CareerCenter moves to CC building

PARIS — Western Maine Community Action’s South Paris CareerCenter is still open. The center has relocated to 4 Western Ave., the Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce building. Staff will meet with customers by appointment and are able to provide one-on-one orientation to services, WIA eligibility determination plus assist with job search and related services.

Beginning Monday, Nov. 5, the center will also provide walk-in services at the Norway Memorial Library from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays.

Customers will be able to use computers with Internet access and get help with job searches and related activities from CareerCenter staff. Call 743-7763, ext. 1, for more information.

Cemetery association to meet

OTISFIELD — The annual meeting of the Elmwood Cemetery Association will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the East Otisfield Baptist Church. 

Food pantry is open on Tuesday

OTISFIELD — The food pantry at Spurrs Corner Church, Route 121, will be open Tuesday, Nov. 6. The pantry is open the first and third Tuesdays of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. For information, call 583-4780 or 627-4329.
 
Screening tests being offered at Legion

NORWAY — Life Line screening tests will be held on Thursday, Nov. 8, at Stone Smart Post 82, American Legion, 212 Main St. The screenings focus on vascular diseases, including atrial fibrillation and peripheral disease.

“Many people have these diseases and don’t even know it,” said Ron Snow, Legion commander. “We want to find ways to reach out in ways that benefit our community.”

Three tests check for blocked carotid arteries, atrial fibrillation and high blood pressure. Other tests check for abdominal aortic aneurysms and hardening of the arteries in the legs. A bone density screening to assess osteoporosis risk is also offered. Screening packages start at $119. Single tests cost around $60. Call 1-800-324-9458 to sign up.

GOP plans election day activities

OXFORD — The Oxford County Republican Committee has a day of events scheduled on Tuesday, Nov. 6, general election day, at Oxford County Headquarters, Route 26

The day will start before 6 a.m. with candidates on hand to speak live on local radio station WOXO. In addition, those candidates who will be unable to attend the event will have prerecorded messages aired. Refreshments will be served for those wishing to stop on their way to work.

From 8 p.m. on, a large-screened TV will be tuned to major stations to report election returns. There will be refreshments.

Halloween Festival a huge success

NORWAY — The eighth annual Norway Halloween Festival was a record-breaking success with more than 1,700 children and adults participating. Participants made their way along Main Street trick or treating, entering raffles, playing games and having refreshments.

Along the journey they met with Smokey the Bear, escorted by Ranger Brad, Cat in the Hat, Sparky, Baxter and Newbie.

The fest was a collaborative effort among Norway Downtown, the Norway Recreation Department, Norway Memorial Library and Main Street businesses with help and participation of many other individuals and organizations. Forty-six businesses and organizations participated.


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