The Oxford County Soil & Water Conservation District (OCSWCD) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are inviting the public to attend a meeting of the Oxford County USDA Local Work Group on Thursday, Dec. 17, 10 a.m. to noon at the Oxford County Extension Office at 9 Olson Road in South Paris. The Local Work […]
Last week the Bethel Early Learning Center’s Pre-K group dropped off a box of donated food at the local grocery store to be donated to the food pantry. Teacher Melinda Robertson has been teaching the children “about why we have Thanksgiving, and about giving and being thankful, and this was one of the learning experiences […]
This blanket chest, made in Tim O’Connor’s industrial technology program at Telstar High School, is being raffled off to raise funds for the families of three area leukemia victims. Tickets are available at Telstar high and middle schools, as well as at the Crescent Park Elementary School. The drawing will take place Nov. 22.
“A Tale that Wagged the Dog,” by Tim Kelly, is a prize winning comedy, and one of four comedies to be performed by WMSC’s Prime Time Players at their fall production on Friday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 21, at 7 pm at Gould Academy’s McLaughlin Auditorium. Seated: Norman Milliard; Standing (from left) Barb Dion, […]
For the first time in its long history, the Waterford Congregational Church has hired a full-time music director to lead its choir, perform solos, and plan musical events to enhance the church’s liturgical calendar. Edward “Gabe” Gabrielsen, 52, of North Norway officially began his tenure on Sunday, Nov. 8. Originally from Texas, he is a […]
A wood harvesting project in the Bull Branch tributary area of the state-owned Mahoosuc Unit in Riley Township is drawing local criticism for potentially impacting old trees in the forest, as well as wildland recreation. The unit, together with Grafton Notch State Park and conservation easement lands, totals about 45,000 acres. The Bureau of Parks […]
Gould Academy will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Friday, Nov. 6, from 12 until 5 p.m. in the school’s Bingham Gymnasium. Donors of all blood types are needed, especially those with Types O negative, B negative, and A negative. According to the Red Cross, Type O negative is the […]
Jack Kuchta, Hanover, is the new director of the Western Mountains Senior College (WMSC) “Prime Time Players.” Jack and his wife, Irene, who serves as Board Chair of WMSC, retired to Hanover in 2013. They purchased their home twelve years earlier as a vacation home to enjoy the winter sports offered by the area. In […]