Stories about Dixfield


Program on suicide prevention set for March 25

DIXFIELD — A free education presentation, "Suicide Prevention and Awareness," will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at Dixfield High School Cafeteria, 145 Weld St. The event is for parents, school staff, businesses, community organizations and other adults. Free ...


Buckfield school withdrawal hearing rescheduled for April

BUCKFIELD — A public hearing on the town's possible withdrawal from RSU 10 has been rescheduled for April 16, after a winter storm canceled an earlier one. Members of the Withdrawal Committee voted Wednesday to hold the hearing at 6 p.m., before its regularly scheduled meeting, ...


Dirigo students earn classroom awards


Dirigo High names student of the month


Renee P. Roy

ORLANDO, Fla. — Renee P. Roy, 63, passed away on Jan. 31, in Orlando, Fla. She was born to Clermond and Marie (Boucher) Bolduc on April 17, 1950, in St. George, Quebec. She was a supportive wife and mother. She leaves behind her sons, Chad Roy (Nicky) of Groveland, Fla., Mark ...


Woman gets nine months for false statement about Dixfield cop

PARIS — A Rumford-area woman was sentenced to nine months in jail after a jury in Oxford County Superior Court found her guilty of making a false statement in a formal complaint against a Dixfield police officer. Nikki Libby, 35, also pleaded no contest to a host of other charge...


Dixfield selectmen vote to decide budget items during June referendum

DIXFIELD — The board of selectmen voted Monday evening to decide the town's 2014/2015 municipal budget at the polls following the town meeting as opposed to voting by a show of hands at the town meeting. Selectmen have been discussing which method to use since last year's town meetin...


Fire investigator: Cause of hair salon fire remains undetermined

DIXFIELD — Nearly three weeks after a fire destroyed a hair salon on Weld Street, the Office of the State Fire Marshal said the cause may not be known due to the extensive damage. Six fire departments responded to the Feb. 28 fire at 41 Weld St., which housed a hair and tanning salon...


Dixfield selectmen hear Police Department budget proposal

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen and Finance Committee held a joint meeting Monday evening at the Ludden Memorial Library to hear the Police Department's budget proposal for 2014-15. Before the budget presentation, Chief Richard Pickett said that due to his impending retirement on J...


Dixfield selectmen, Budget Committee to meet together

DIXFIELD — Selectmen will hold a joint meeting with the Budget Committee at 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 17, at the Ludden Memorial Library. It will be followed by a brief selectmen meeting to discuss voting methods for the May town meeting. Deputy Treasurer Angela Varnum said Friday that...