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    November 25, 2021

    Norway Historical Society/Swift’s Corner

    The term crossroad is defined as where two or more roads intersect. Webster also includes the definition: “The meeting place of the scattered inhabitants of a countryside.” Both descriptions are appropriate for considering Swift’s Corner. It is difficult to imagine the separation of the pockets of settlement that comprised the early town of Norway. The […]

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    November 25, 2021

    Movie Review: ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’

    As a child, I loved the colorful storybooks about Clifford the Big Red Dog. As a teenager, I had nothing against the cartoon. As an adult working in Times Square, I despised having to spend several hours a day this past week standing across the street from a billboard depicting a dead-eyed CGI Clifford holding […]

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    November 25, 2021

    One-stop shopping for holiday gifts

    NORWAY — The Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair at the First Universalist Church of Norway will open for shoppers on Friday, December 3, from 3 to 6 p.m. and on Saturday, December 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The First Universalist Church is located at 479 Main Street, Norway. “This year’s Fair will […]

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    November 25, 2021

    This n That

    Sale LOVELL — There will be a Holiday Sale at the Lovell United Church of Christ, 1174 Main St. in Lovell on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 10-12. There will be wreaths, Berry Bowls, Balsam Fir Pillows, and Gifts, as well as a Bake Sale! This sale is sponsored by the Lovell United Church of Christ […]

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    November 25, 2021

    Rotary senior luncheon is drive-thru

    To the Editor: The Rotary Club of Bethel would like to invite all of our young-at-heart senior friends for our annual holiday luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 14, at the Locke Mills Legion Hall on the Gore Road in Greenwood. This year, because of Covid, the traditional ham dinner will not be in-person. It will instead […]

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    November 25, 2021

    Rotary thanks 290 Main Street

    To the Editor: The Rotary Club of Oxford Hills would like to say ‘Thank you” to 290 Maine Street Bar & Grill in Norway for hosting their first Annual Pints for Polio fundraiser. 290 agreed to donate $1 for every ‘pint’ sold at the event, which was held on 10/24/21, World Polio Day. Yes, Polio […]

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    November 25, 2021

    Sumner Lights for Love

    SUMNER — The Sumner Ladies Auxiliary presents the second annual “Lights for Love” community tree lighting event on December 3, from 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at the Sumner Town office/Fire station. Blue bulbs can be purchased for $5 per name from any auxiliary or fireman from the Town of Sumner until November 29. These bulbs are […]

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    November 25, 2021

    Giving Tuesday at Responsible Pet Care

    PARIS — Giving Tuesday is fast approaching, this year on November 30. Responsible Pet Care has set a Giving Tuesday goal to raise $10,000, necessary to meet medical needs and care for homeless animals at the shelter. This year more than ever, “RPC” needs your help. Jupiter, a delightful domestic shorthair feline, came in as […]

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    November 25, 2021

    What I’ve learned

    If I were to write a column praising the song “Fairytale of New York”, people would be angry. If I were to write a column criticizing “Fairytale of New York”, people would be angry. Those who love the song, love it intensely. Many claim it as their all-time favorite Christmas song. Those who hate it, […]

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    November 25, 2021

    Christmas Tea in a Bag in Bethel

    BETHEL – Instead of the annual traditional Christmas Fair & Tea, West Parish Congregational Church, UCC in Bethel will hold a smaller event on Saturday, December 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Each festively decorated bag will contain 3 varieties of “cookie walk” cookies, 1 quickbread, a package of special tea goodies, tea and […]

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