Stories about Dixfield


Jefferson trucking company driver injured in Dixfield fall

DIXFIELD — A logging truck driver for a Jefferson trucking firm was injured Tuesday evening when he fell off the top of a truck at the Irving Forest Products Inc. mill lot in Dixfield, police said. Dixfield police Chief Richard A. Pickett said Wednesday morning that officer Anne Simm...


Well done - Students honored for achievements

BRISTOL, R.I. — The following local residents are among those to be named to the Roger Williams University dean's list for the fall 2013 semester. Alexandra Landry of Wales, majoring in accounting Jacob Weeks of New Gloucester, majoring in gl...



Mexico High School Class of 1960 RUMFORD — The next class luncheon for the Mexico High School Class of 1960 will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Gatch's Restaurant. For more information, call Jeanne at 364-8841. Stephens High School Class of...


Dixfield Police Department evaluation reviewed

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen on Monday reviewed an evaluation from the Maine Chiefs of Police Association that pointed out ways to improve the Police Department. The board voted this past November to pay the association $6,000 to do an evaluation. The association is made up of a...


Dixfield selectmen schedule budget vote hearing

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted Monday to schedule a public hearing Feb. 26 on whether to vote on the town budget at the annual town meeting by a show of hands or secret ballot, or to vote at a later date at the polls. The hearing will begin at 6 p.m. in the Dirig...


Dixfield picnic table shows Wednesday's snowfall

A picnic table at the Elsmore-Dixfield Center Rural Health Clinic opposite Dirigo High School in Dixfield was laden with snow on Thursday from Wednesday's storm.


Ludden Library lists new materials

DIXFIELD — Ludden Memorial Library has announced the new arrivals for December and January.  Adult fiction: Dying is My Business, Kaufmann; Drawn into Darkness, Springer; Something I’ve Been Meaning To Tell You, Munro; The Last Runaway, Chevalier; Hostage,...


After 19 year hiatus, Dixfield Special Olympics team wins Super G trophy

DIXFIELD — Team passion remained strong Tuesday, eight days after Emma's Happy Rebels team member Ross Bean won Alpine skiing's top trophy at the Special Olympics Maine Winter Ga...


Well Done: Students honored for achievements

NEW LONDON, Conn. — The following local students have achieved dean's honors, a recognition for students who have earned a grade point average of at least 3.65, or dean's high honors, a recognition for students who have earned a grade point average of at least 3.77, for the 2013 fall semest...


Two men killed in snowmobile accidents in Byron and Dixfield

BYRON — Two people were killed in separate snowmobile accidents late Friday night and early Saturday morning, officials said Saturday. They were the first fatalities of Maine's 2013-14 snowmobile season. Daniel Lavorgna, 47, of Mexico died at Rumford Hospital from injuries sustained ...