Stories about Mexico

Catching some sun in Mexico

Four-month-old Kale Perry of Mexico takes in Wednesday afternoon's sun and near 70-degree air in the Circle K parking lot while laying in a dual-child stroller with his older sister in front, waiting for their mother to return and continue the stroll about town with an aunt. He is the son of John...

Mexico board agrees to put road funding matter before town meeting voters

MEXICO — Selectmen voted 3-2 at Tuesday night's special meeting to put an article on the June 10 annual town meeting warrant to finish paving work. Chairman Richie Philbrick said Wednesday that the board voted to take money out of the capital account so taxes and the tax rate won't i...

Mexico curbside Spring Cleanup from May 12 to 31

MEXICO — Residents participating in the town's spring cleanup May 12 to 31 need to have everything curbside before May 12. No return runs will be made. All trash and debris must be placed at the curb by 7 a.m., according to the town cleanup schedule. All leaves and grass must ...

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Child Advocacy Day and fundraiser RUMFORD — The Rumford Eagles will hold a Child Advocacy Day and fundraiser for area youths on Saturday, May 10. Promoting and instilling quality community values in our youths is something the Eagles stand behind. Each ...

Mexico police log

MEXICO — The Mexico Police Department responded to 64 incidents over the past week. Among the incidents were the following: Arrests * Philip Smith, 28, of Cedar Lane, Rumford, was arrested at 10 p.m. May 3 and charged with operating without a license and leaving the scene of a...

Road bond, appointments on agenda for Mexico selectmen

MEXICO — A road bond and committee appointments are among the items on the agenda for the special selectmen's meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 6. The board asked Town Manager John Madigan last month to find out the cost of finishing paving Backkingdom Road, Main Street and Alder Str...

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Nature Club plans potluck dinner OXFORD — The Twin Town Nature Club will begin its 91st year with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Monday, May 5, at the Congregational Church, 252 King St. Visitors are welcome. Bring a dish to share. For more informati...

Rumford board appoints residents to consolidation subcommittees

RUMFORD — Selectmen on Thursday night appointed several residents to subcommittees to consider consolidating services. The appointees had applied for the position...

Harold P. 'Jr.' Wasson

WEST PARIS — Harold P. “Jr.” Wasson, 79, of Middle Avenue, Mexico, passed away on Wednesday, April 30, at Ledgeview Living Center in West Paris, following a brief illness. He was born in Fort Fairfield on Dec. 17, 1934, a son of Harold P. and Dorothy C. (Sanderson) Wasson...

Channel 8 meteorologist, Mallory Brooke, visits Meroby

MEXICO — Mallory Brooke, the Channel 8 meteorologist, was recently at Meroby School to “throw out the first ray of sunshine” for opening day of the school’s integrated unit of study of the atmosphere and weather. The students will be getting a in-depth look at the water cy...