Friday May 10
Paris man charged with eluding police, resisting arrest
A local man wanted on seven warrants was arrested Thursday on five more charges, including eluding police and being a fugitive from justice, interim police Chief Jerry Hinton said Friday.
Thu May 09, 2013
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Jail consolidation isn't working
The consolidation plan - in which the state would take over control of the jails - was pitched as a way to ease overcrowding and relieve local costs, but jails are more crowded than ever and costs are rising.
Wed May 08, 2013
Man accused of attacking, threatening to stab roommate
An Albany Township man was arrested Tuesday evening and accused of beating his roommate with a board during a fight over the electricity bill.
Mon May 06, 2013
Maine committee eyes moratorium on 'tar sands' oil
A bill creating a two-year moratorium on the transportation of so-called "tar sands" oil in Maine pit environmental groups against those who say the ban would have far-reaching negative impacts on the economy during testimony before the Legislature's Environment and Natural Resources Committee on Monday.
Fri May 03, 2013
Hours after rollover, SUV catches fire in lot, destroys boat
A Hartford man was badly injured early Friday morning when he lost control of his Jeep on Route 140 and it rolled over several times.
Thu May 02, 2013
Oxford County Democrats to hear two speakers
The Oxford County Democrats will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 at the Fare Share Common on Main Street.
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Paris police to keep officer at high school
The police department will continue having an officer at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, SAD 17 Superintendent Rick Colpitts said April 25.
Wed May 01, 2013
Androscoggin, Oxford counties health rankings improve
In a national health ranking of all counties by state, Androscoggin County was deemed the sixth healthiest county in Maine, a notable improvement over its 2012 ranking of 11th, according to a news release distributed by MaineHealth.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
County sheriffs, representatives of health care warn of the dangers of legalizing marijuana
Four county sheriffs teamed up with representatives of community health care providers today to warn of the danger to society in general, and youth in particular, of legalizing marijuana.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Neighbors, passers-by help owner of burning Otisfield home
Nate Hill of Norway, center, carries pie tins from the home of Ronald and Patricia Bracy of Bolsters Mills Road in Otisfield on Tuesday afternoon.