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A.M. Sheehan has been in the news business for 40 years, including time as an editor at the Chatham Courier in N.Y., Kitchenware News, Beachcomber and Dover Community News in N.H., and the Summerville Journal Scene, Georgetown Times, Waccamaw Times and Inlet Outlet in S.C. In Maine she has been an editor for the Advertiser Democrat, Bethel Citizen, Franklin Journal and Livermore Falls Advertiser, and is currently managing editor for the Sun Journal's group of western Maine weeklies. She is a former journalist of the year in Maine, a Pulitzer finalist and winner of the Michael Kelley Award, the Polk Award and the Casey Medal Award. A.M. enjoys reading, theater, cooking and gardening.

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    January 16, 2020

    Municipal meetings – January 16 – 23, 2020

    Thursday, Jan. 16 Norway Selectboard – 7 p.m. Oxford Selectboard – 6:00 p.m. Hartford Selectboard – 7 p.m. Sumner Fire Dept.  – 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20 SAD 17 – 7 p.m. Tuesdat, Jan. 21 Buckfield Selectboard – 6:30 p.m. Otisfield Planning Board – 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 Norway Planning Board – 7 p.m. West […]

  • Published
    January 16, 2020

    New (old) faces on patrol in Norway

    NORWAY — Local law enforcement is well known in the area so Norway residents may recognize familiar faces patrolling the town in the evenings. Veteran officers Alan Coffin and Holli Pullen have joined the Norway Police Department. Coffin, 50, of Oxford entered law enforcement in 1997, working for the Oxford Police Department part-time. In 1999, […]

  • Published
    January 16, 2020

    Norway loses a backbone of the community

    NORWAY — On Monday morning, Norway lost one of its outstanding citizens. Former chair of the Norway Board of Selectmen, tireless member of the Lakes Association of Norway and integral leader in the restoration of the Opera House, Bruce Cook filled numerous leadership positions quietly yet ferociously focused only on what was best for the […]

  • Published
    January 15, 2020

    Oxford County Commissioners agenda – January 21, 2020

    Agenda  Oxford County Commissioners Meeting January 21, 2020 at 9:00 AM 26 Western Avenue, Paris, Maine 9:00 Convene Meeting • Pledge of Allegiance • Draft Minutes Pending Review or Signature: o January 9 • Adopt Agenda 9:05 Public Comment 9:30 Department Heads 10:30 Sheriff’s Report • Monthly Updates • Jail Updates • Discuss Civil Fees […]

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    January 13, 2020

    Special Town Meeting, Norway Board of Selectmen agenda

    AGENDA Special Town Meeting & Meeting of the Norway Select Board January 16, 2020 7 p.m. at the Municipal Office   1) Call to Order 2) Flag Salute 3) Moment of Silence 4) Special Town Meeting: · Town Clerk, Shirley Boyce 5) Public Hearing for liquor license: · Norway Brewing Company · Open Hearing, Discussion […]

  • Published
    January 9, 2020

    Furnace closes church

    LOVELL — The Lovell United Church of Christ, 1174 Main St. (Route 5) in Lovell, and the Thrift Shop located in the church basement are temporarily closed. On December 15, there was an unfortunate furnace malfunction in the church, resulting in the loss of heat and water in the building.  Until a new furnace can […]

  • Published
    January 9, 2020

    Municipal meetings • January 9 – 16, 2020

    Thursday, Jan. 9 Norway Planning Board – 7 p.m. West Paris Selectboard – 5 p.m. Harrison Selectboard – 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13 Paris Selectboard – 6:30 p.m. Hebron Selectboard – 7 p.m. Waterford Selectboard – 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 Paris Planning Board – 7 p.m. Sumner Selectboard – 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15 Otisfield […]

  • Published
    January 6, 2020

    County commissioner’s agenda – January 9, 2020

    Agenda – Oxford County Commissioners Workshop January 9, 2020 at 9 a.m. 26 Western Avenue, Paris, Maine 9:00 Convene Meeting • Pledge of Allegiance • Draft Minutes Pending Review or Signature: • December 17 • Adopt Agenda 9:05 Public Comment 9:30 Sheriff’s Report • Introduction of New Deputies • Discuss Hiring Full-Time Deputy • Authorize […]

  • Published
    January 2, 2020

    Municipal meetings January 2-9, 2020

    Thursday, Jan. 2 Norway Selectboard – 7 p.m. Oxford Selectboard – 6:30 p.m. Hartford Selectboard – 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6 SAD 17 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7 Sumner Planning – 6:30 p.m. Buckfield Selectboard – 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9 Norway Planning Board – 7 p.m. West Paris Selectboard – 5 p.m. Harrison Selectboard […]

  • Published
    December 17, 2019

    Norway Board of Selectmen agenda – December 19, 2019

    AGENDA Meeting of the Norway Select Board December 19, 2019 7 p.m. at the Municipal Office 1) Call to Order 2) Flag Salute 3) Moment of Silence 4) Public Hearing: NA 5) Minutes – Minutes from December 5, 2019 6) Citizen Items: 7) Select Board Items: 8) Acceptance of Grants, Donations, Reimbursement and or Sale […]

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