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William Miller and the Great Reckoning

By Thomas D’Agostino

On October 22, 1844, over a million people gathered on hills, mountaintops, and inside cemeteries singing hymns and praying out loud, waiting the midnight tolling. It was that moment they were told that the Great Reckoning would commence. The sky was to burst open and all the true followers were to be whisked up to heaven while the rest would die by fire.

These ardent followers sold all their belongings,... Read More

Though few in number, Oxford vets are Memorial Day-strong

By Rod Lee

Again this year an ever-dwindling number of veterans associated with American Legion Post 58 and VFW Post 5663 will perform their solemn duty by leading observances of Memorial Day in the town of Oxford.

It is Post 58’s turn to host the Memorial Day Parade, which will start at about 10:15 a.m. on May 28th from the VFW Post on Federal Hill Road and proceed south on Main St. for dedications including remarks by town... Read More

Spencer Furniture reinvents itself along with showroom transformation

By Janet Stoica

Spencer – Looks can be very deceiving at times and the multi-storied Spencer Furniture building certainly falls into that category.  “People cannot believe our large inventory of furniture displays,” says Tammy Setterlund, marketing director for Spencer Furniture. “They come through our front doors and begin their exploration, soon realizing that our store has many more beautiful displays than they thought. Recently, we... Read More

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