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Former Paris Farmers Union in South Paris to Become Wood-Fired Pizza Resaurant

The Oxford Hills is in the midst of a restaurant resurgence as yet another new place to eat and drink has been announced for the former Paris Farmers Union bulding.

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Chuck Marsters
Chuck Marsters
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12-Year-Old Boy Rescued After Trying to Cross Train Trestle in South Paris

It was a little like that scene in Stand By Me without the fast approaching train.

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The School I Went to as a Kid in South Paris is Being Turned Into Elderly Housing

The former elementary school in South Paris that I spent my first three years of school at is being a converted to elderly housing.

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WJBQ.com
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I Couldn’t Help But Smile When I Saw This Clock That Brought Back Memories For Me

Do you ever see something and you're instantly transported back in time to a place or event you remember vividly?

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Google Street View
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The Town of Paris, Maine Might Start Charging You If You Get In a Car Accident

Imagine getting in an accident while driving in the town of South Paris, Maine. Everyone's okay, but later you get billed for the fire department responding.

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Instagram via @holliss_bboy_skillitt
Instagram via @holliss_bboy_skillitt
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The Local Folklore Behind This West Paris Waterfall Casts a Violent Light on a Beautiful Place

Perhaps the popularity of this spot stems not from it's size or utility, but from the two-centuries old local folklore of how it earned it's name.

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Smokin' Dave's BBQ
Smokin' Dave's BBQ
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The Corner Store on the Street I Grew Up On is Now a Barbecue Restaurant and the Food Looks Amazing [PHOTOS]

I have a lot of great childhood memories growing up in South Paris, including getting penny candy at the store down the street from my house. Now that store is a barbecue restaurant and by the look of these photos, I need to pay a visit. 

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Paris Cape Historical Society via Facebook
Paris Cape Historical Society via Facebook
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Check Out This Picture of the Street Jeff Grew Up on From the Early 1950’s

I love old photographs and recently I came across a photo from the 1950's showing what the street I grew up on looked like twenty years before I lived there. 

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Ripley & Fletcher Ford
Ripley & Fletcher Ford
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Guess What Someone Traded in For a New Car in 1922 [PHOTOS]

In 1922 cars were still a new thing. They were cheap by today's prices, but still $500 was a lot of money. Without an old car to trade in, what did people do?  

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Railroad Crossing on Forest Avene - WJBQ.com
Railroad Crossing on Forest Avene - WJBQ.com
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South Paris Railroad Crossing Finally Being Repaired

A few weeks back I wrote about the worst railroad crossing to drive over in Portland which has since gotten some work done. Now the same is about to happen in South Paris.

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