Stories about Dixfield

Well done - Student achievements

BOSTON — Brittany Martin, daughter of Jeanne and Dan Martin of Lewiston, has been named to the dean’s list with distinction for the spring 2014 semester at Boston University. A 2011 graduate of Lewiston High School, Martin is majoring in graphi...

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Seniors plan trip to Cabbage Island PERU — Rumford Seniors at Peru are clarifying an error in their newsletter. There is no trip going to tall ships as stated. The group is planning a trip to Cabbage Island. The cost is $80, date to be announced. If interested...

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Historical Society auction canceled FARMINGTON — Due to unforeseen circumstances the Farmington Historical Society Auction scheduled for June 12 at the North Church has been cancelled. The next auction is scheduled for July 10. Potluck dinner is June 1...

Dixfield voters approve all but two municipal budget items

DIXFIELD — Residents approved all but two municipal budget items during Tuesday's referendum, ballot clerk Bev Glover said early Wednesday morning. Glover said residents approved warrant articles, except for the Executive Department budget, which was voted down 206-217, and the Code ...

FMH Auxiliary donates $20,000 to hospital

Community tea is June 11 FARMINGTON — A donation to Franklin Memorial Hospital, scholarship announcements, committee reports and the installment of new officers were just a few of the actions taking place at the annual meeting of the Franklin Memorial Hospital Auxili...

New arrivals for May at Ludden Memorial Library

DIXFIELD — Ludden Memorial Library has announced new arrivals for May. Adult fiction "Trickster’s Point," Krueger; "Natchez Burning," Iles; "The Collector," Roberts; "Chestnut Street," Binchy; "Field of Prey," Sanford; "The Detective," Hunt; "The Other S...

Health Career Scholarship Awards announced

FARMINGTON — The Franklin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Committee has announced the six recipients of the West Central Maine Health Careers Scholarship Program. The scholarships are presented to students residing in the Franklin Memorial Hospital service area who are pursui...

Dirigo fourth-graders celebrate 40 Book Challenge

DIXFIELD — Two fourth-grade classes at Dirigo Elementary School in Peru celebrated the end of their 40 Book Challenge at the Ludden Memorial Library with a tour and outdoor reading. Fourth-grade teacher Kristi Holmquist said she got the idea for a reading challenge from the Internet....

Dixfield selectmen unanimously confirm Puiia as town manager

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted Monday evening to appoint Carlo Puiia as town manager. Puiia, who was Rumford's former longtime tax collector and its town manager of more than four years, was hired during a special meeting May 29. The appointment Monday mad...

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Summer concerts at Mexico park MEXICO — Summer concerts at the Mexico Recreation Park will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evenings through Sept. 1. Bring a picnic supper, bug spray, blanket, folding chair and a friend or two and join your friends, neighbors a...