Stories about Dixfield

Ludden Memorial Library lists new arrivals

DIXFIELD — The following new arrivals have been announced at Ludden Memorial Library during August. Adult fiction: To Be Sung Underwater, McNeal; Dream Lake, Kleypas; The Book of Tomorrow, Ahern; Sweet Talk, Garwood; Defending Jacob, Landay; Close Your Eyes, Johansen...

Dixfield dog rescues newborn kitten

DIXFIELD — A dog saved a newborn kitten left for dead by its mother Wednesday when the dog carried the 4-inch kitten home in her mouth. The rescue started a chain of efforts from Dixfield to Freeport to save the feline dubbed "Tiny." "She's just our little superstar," Myriah T... 3

Dixfield library adopts Army Airborne unit in Afghanistan

DIXFIELD — Somewhere at a secret location in Afghanistan, 12 men and five women with the Army Airborne are thrilled to learn they've got mail. Ludden Memorial Library adopted the Special Forces unit last week after learning recently ...

Dixfield board updated on proposed wind project

DIXFIELD — Selectmen are waiting for an opinion from Brunswick lawyer Kristen Collins on the legality of a proposed wind ordinance that voters are scheduled to act on during the Nov. 6 elections. 3

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Isabella group met in August RUMFORD — The Daughters of Isabella St. Timothy Circle 504 celebrated "Christmas in August" on Aug. 12 at 49 Franklin St. The ladies enjoyed a meal and played games with money prizes awarded. Committee members were Simonne R...

Dixfield man charged with stabbing brother

PARIS — A Dixfield man charged with stabbing his brother was released Friday on personal recognizance bail. Jacob C. Hall, 20, of Averill Hill Road, was arrested Wednesday evening after his brother reported that Jacob, unprovoked, had stabbed him in the back with a knife. Jaco...

Fall colors in Western Maine starting to show

Leaf drop and foliage changes are already under way in western Maine as seen in East Dixfield. However, state foliage spokeswoman Gale Ross said Wednesday in Augusta that tar spot disease is causing maple leaves to drop prematurely.

CORRECTION: Dirigo Alumni banquet corrections

DIXFIELD — In an article on Page B4 of the Aug. 16 River Valley edition about the Dirigo Alumni banquet should have stated that former French and music teacher Mrs. Nat Weston is 99 years old. Seven members of the Dixfield Regional High School Class of 1962 have passed away. The errors were...

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Stephens High Class of 1957 RUMFORD — The Stephens High School Class of 1957 will hold their 55th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 49 Franklin St. The social will start at 5 p.m. A hot buffet will start at 6 p.m. Meetings have been held all year long at...

Outstanding service in the community

The Rumford Grange 115 annually selects a local resident to be recognized for outstanding service in the community. This year's award was presented to Ike Libby of Hometown Fuel in Dixfield. From left are Rumford Grange Community Service director, Donna Worcester; Ike Libby; Ike's wife Shirley; a...