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12:00am Sun Journal

Dixfield selectmen unanimously appoint Public Works director

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted Monday to appoint Calvin Beaumier as Public Works director. He will continue to serve as code enforcement officer. Town Manager Linda Pagels-Wentworth told the board that the hiring committee received three "very good" candidates fo...


Religion briefs

Guest leader: Mayerson LEWISTON — Jeff Mayerson will be the guest service leader at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Calvary United Methodist Church, 59 Sabattus St. Mayerson, regular percussionist at the church, will step in as Pastor Casey Collins is away this week.


Richard Masterson II earns Eagle Scout award

MEXICO — At a recent Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Richard Masterson II, Scoutmaster of Troop 580 Jennie Nisbet welcomed troop members, family, friends, community leaders and government officials to the ceremony honoring Masterson's Eagle award. After the posting of the troop and Am...

12:00am Sun Journal

River Valley area indoor walking opportunities

RUMFORD — For people who want to stay active during the cold winter months, indoor winter walking is available at four River Valley area schools and two recreation centers. Opportunities are from: * 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Greater Rumford Community Cen...


Trees raffled in Tiny Tree Tournament

9:22pm Sun Journal

Dixfield Opera House to reopen for Silent Film Night

DIXFIELD — Forget about “The Hunger Games” or the slew of superhero movies being released this fall. A century-old opera house that has been closed for years will be scene of Silent Film Night from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 7. It will be hosted by a small group of Dirigo High Scho...



Mexico High Class of 1953 MEXICO — The Mexico High School Class of 1953 will hold its luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the River Valley Grill. All classmates and guests welcome. Christmas fair at Church on Hill DIXFIE...

7:50pm Sun Journal

Suspicious call about gun has police, RSU 10 school officials on alert

DIXFIELD — Area police departments are keeping a closer watch than usual on RSU 10 schools since someone called the Mexico Walmart on Saturday night inquiring about the availability of guns so he could go to a local school. Mexico interim Chief Roy Hodsdon said, “He made a thre...



Reception for new art show RUMFORD — The Pennacook Art Center and River Valley Growth Council will host a reception for a new art show from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the River Valley Technology Center, 60 Lowell St. Meet the artists and view the art. A do...


Dixfield sled racer still fighting to overcome paralysis

DIXFIELD — Ten months after suffering a spinal cord injury during a snowmobile race up a Rumford mountain, Nate Clark continues to fight paralysis. He's made tremendous strides and has gone from being paralyzed from the waist down to from the knees down. But it's been a lot of hard w...