Stories about Dixfield

Free indoor winter walking in the River Valley

RUMFORD — Indoor walking opportunities will help people stay active during the cold winter months ahead. Local options include: Greater Rumford Community Center, 369-9906, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-11 a.m.; Mexico Rec. Center, 364-4912, Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., an...

Dirigo High School Student of the Month named

The faculty at Dirigo High School chose senior Addy Fuller as Student of the Month for October. The award was announced at the monthly awards assembly recently. From left are Mike Poulin, principal, Don Fuller, Addy's father; Addy Fuller; and Mrs. Kim Fuller, Addy's mother.

Dixfield gets good marks on audit

DIXFIELD — An audit of town finances showed the town is doing well financially, according to Ron Smith, of RHR Smith and Co.

Dixfield police chief reports thefts, grant

DIXFIELD — Police Chief Richard Pickett told selectmen Monday evening that his department has been investigating construction site thefts over the last week.

Dirigo High School classroom awards

These Dirigo High School students earned themselves a classroom award for their hard work for the month of October. From left are Krystal Blood, music theory; Logan Bryant, history of rock and roll; Kathleen Kersey, health; Yossapat Chanarune, photography; Zach Brown, metal fabrication; Courtney ...

Military note: Two return on Enterprise's final trip

NORFOLK, Va., — Navy Seaman Alex J. Miele, a 2010 graduate of Dirigo High School, Dixfield, Maine, and Navy Lt. j. g. Rachel R. Hudson, a 2004 graduate of St. Dominic Regional High School, Auburn, Maine, along with 5,500 sailors and marines assigned to the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group, r...


Sons of Italy meet Dec. 16 RUMFORD — Gorizia Lodge 467 of the Sons of Italy will hold its monthly meeting on Sunday, Dec. 16, at the hall in Smithcrossing beginning at 3 p.m. This meeting will be followed by a hot dish supper. All members are encouraged to att...

Selectmen and planning board hold joint session to discuss wind ordinance

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen held a meeting with the Planning Board and lawyer Kristin Collins of Kelly & Collins, LLC, Monday night to discuss edits made to the town's wind ordinance. 1

Wreaths across America

Oscar Hebert, left, of Dixfield and Kirk Thurston, back right, of Rumford, along with Gerald Francis of Peru, second from right, and Robert "Bub" Desroches, right, salute after placing a wreath at the Greenwood Cemetery in Dixfield on Sunday morning. Desroches, working with American Legion posts,...

Willard E. Wing Jr.

BANGOR — Willard E. Wing Jr., 67, of Oakland, died Monday, Nov. 26, at Eastern Maine Medical Center. He was born in Portland, Sept. 6, 1945, the son of Willard and Rhoda (Grindle) Wing. Willard was educated in Dixfield schools and lived most of his life in Dixfield. Moving to Oakland...