Category Archives: Oxford Hills Observer

Glassface Ledges hike will be July 19

RUMFORD — The Mahoosuc Land Trust and the Androscoggin River Watershed Council invite hikers to climb Glassface Ledges on Thursday, July 19.

Stargazing, postcards, glass case displays, at Norway library

NORWAY — The Norway Memorial Library will offer an evening of stargazing with Tom Hoffelder from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 24.
Hoffelder is a retired aeronautical engineer and local astronomer.

Cancer Resource Center is Oxford Hannaford bag beneficiary

OXFORD — During July, Hannaford supermarket will award the Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine a $1 donation for every reuseable shopping bag sold at Hannaford in Oxford.
Store patrons will find the shopping bags displayed at the front of the store.

‘The Midwife’s Apprentice’ is July book for Paris Library Novel Idea Book Club

PARIS — Paris Public Library’s “Novel Idea Book Club” will meet discuss “The Midwife’s Apprentice,” when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17.
The historical novel, by Karen Cushman, won a 1996 Newberry Medal.

Making, listening to music in Moore Park

Members of the Gilbert family of South Paris listen to local musician Lindsey Montana playing a varied selection of songs at the South Paris Moore Park Music in the Park series recently. Annabelle, 13 months, and her parents make sure each summer to attend the Moore Park music series on Wednesday evenings as well as the children’s program in the morning. Montana was performing the Neil Young song “Beautiful Bluebird,” when photo was taken. (Bill Van Tassel photo)

Central, western Maine students achieve PSU academic honors

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Several central and western Maine students were named to the dean’s and president’s lists at Plymouth State University for the 2018 spring semester.

West Paris resident named to Morrisville State College dean’s list

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — Shania Presby of West Paris, Maine, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester at Morrisville State College.

Central Maine students win awards at SkillsUSA Championships

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Two Lewiston, Maine, residents who are now in college out of state, and two Oxford Hills Technical School students won awards at the 2018 SkillsUSA Championships, held on June 27 and 28. More than 6,300 students competed at the national showcase of career and technical education.

Tuesday crafting sessions to be held at CRCWM in July

Karen Fillebrown, left, and visitor Nancy Engdahl create necklaces and bracelets at the Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine, 199 Main St., Norway. Fillebrown will be at the center Tuesday afternoons in July to lead a variety of crafting classes at 4 p.m. The Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine also will be open for late afternoon and evening hours Tuesdays from 3 to 7 p.m., beginning July 10. Volunteers are at the center to talk with or assist in finding a needed comfort item such as a hat, wig or pillow. Other resources are also available and activities are offered from time to time. Visitors may also bring their own project to work on and a light supper if they wish. (Submitted photo)

Paris Founders Day, featuring Bahre classic car collection, will be July 21

PARIS — The 40th annual Founder’s Day to support the Hamlin Library and Museum will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 21.
The event will be held on the Paris Hill Green, rain or shine.