Stories about Mexico

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Rumford Library closed today RUMFORD — The Rumford Public Library will be closed today, Tuesday, July 22, for system repairs. The library will be open on Wednesday, July 23, for its regular hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Donations for Carthage sale

This week's agenda

Tuesday Mexico: Sewer District Trustees, 4:30 p.m., Town Office Mexico, Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Town Office Roxbury: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Rumford: Polls open, General Assistance budget. 8 a.m., Municipal auditorium Woodstock: Selectmen, 5 p.m., conferenc...

Hospital upgrades condition of Mexico couple who survived head-on crash

Eastern Maine Medical Center upgraded the conditions Friday of a 76-year-old Mexico couple, Joseph and Marjorie Richard, who were hurt in a head-on collision Tuesday in Brewer that killed a couple from Rumford and injured two people from Massachusetts. The Bangor hospital listed Joseph Ric...

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Storytelling, craft hour on July 22 MEXICO — As part of the “Terrific Tuesdays” summer programs for kids, the Mexico Public Library will host a “Lovely Librarians” Storytelling & Craft Hour at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 22. Brenda Sassi ...

Well done - Student achievements

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Anna C. Snook of Auburn received a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude from Boston College at its 138th commencement on May 19. Snook, who majored in sociology and environmental studies, is the daughter of Cathy and Ed Snook, and a graduat...

Man charged with stealing $800 in merchandise from Mexico Walmart

MEXICO — Police said a Mexico man charged with stealing nearly $800 in groceries and merchandise from the Mexico Walmart remained in a Paris jail Thursday. Following a traffic stop Wednesday night and vehicle search on Highland Terrace, Mexico police officer Josh Aylward arrested Sha...

Girl Scouts to offer 'Babysitting 101' program

RUMFORD — Girl Scouts is offering a “Babysitting 101” training program for all area girls in grades 5-9 in the River Valley area. This is an excellent training program for any girls who are interested in becoming babysitters in the future or to enhance existing babysitting skill...

River Valley residents in shock over deaths, injuries in Brewer accident

MEXICO — River Valley residents reacted with shock and disbelief Wednesday morning to the deaths of a Rumford couple and the serious injuries of a Mexico couple in a head-on collision in Brewer on Tuesday. Police said Joseph Richard, 76, of Mexico, was traveling west on Route 9 when ...

Legion Post 24 plans annual golf tournament

MEXICO — Rumford American Legion Post 24 will hold their fourth annual golf tournament on Sunday, July 27, at the Oakdale Country Club. The event will begin at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start four person scramble. There will be a possibility of two $5,000 hole-in-one prizes on the fourth...

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Vendor fair benefits Canton man AUBURN — A benefit Sweet Summertime Vendor/Craft Fair and Raffle will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Norway Savings Bank Arena, behind Shaw's Supermarket. More crafters and vendors are welcomed. Contact Step...