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Hotel Breaks Ground Across from Oxford Casino

Hotel Breaks Ground Across from Oxford Casino

| June 25, 2015

OXFORD, Maine (AP) – Construction has started on a new hotel across the street from the Oxford Casino. State and local officials, business leaders and the project’s developer gathered Wednesday to celebrate the groundbreaking. The project is the town’s biggest since the casino opened three years ago and it is hoped it will help draw […]

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State ski championships a boost for local economy

State ski championships a boost for local economy

| February 16, 2015

It’s not your average Monday at the Hampton Inn in Presque Isle. A lobby that’s normally relatively quiet is packed with teenagers- all waiting to hit the slopes. “When I came in this morning it was like a sea of high school kids,” said general manager Adam Cyr. These kids from all over the state […]

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State Ski Meets Boost Economy

State Ski Meets Boost Economy

| February 19, 2013

State ski meets are taking place at the nordic heritage center and big rock mountain this week.  Besides the competition, I took a closer look at what it does for the economy here in the county.

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Winter Tourism Season

Winter Tourism Season

| January 17, 2013

Wintertime in the county usually brings folks from all over who love to snowmobile and ski. But the lack of snowfall lately has hurt business for some hotels in our area. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli tells us what the tourism season has looked like so far and when we can expect things to pick […]

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