Stories about Mexico

12:20pm Rumford Falls Times

Santa's Helpers to continue in Mexico

MEXICO — Although the Free Store will close at the end of the year, Santa's Helpers, which operates out of the Roxbury Road building, will continue at a new location in 2014, an official said. Margaret McNeal, who has carried on her mother's legacy by running Santa's Helpers for the ...

12:00am Rumford Falls Times

Santa's Helpers to continue after all

MEXICO — Although the Free Store will be closing at the end of the year, it does appear that Santa's Helpers will continue after this year. Margaret McNeal, who has carried on her mother's legacy by running Santa's Helpers for the past five year, said the final details are still bein...

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Rumford, Mexico to share town manager

RUMFORD — Rumford and Mexico took another step toward regionalization Thursday evening when selectmen from both towns unanimously voted to share a town manager for the next six months. As Mexico Town Manager John Madigan and selectmen from both towns finished signing the contract, th...

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Briefly - River Valley

Trailblazers meet Dec. 18 MEXICO — The Mexico Trailblazers Snowmobile Club will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, downstairs at the Mexico Town Hall on Route 2. All are welcome. To become a member, do so at a meeting or by calling Nick Bro...

8:48pm Sun Journal

Fire destroys Blackberry Lane house in Rumford

A large cloud of black smoke is seen from Black Mountain ski area as a structure fire burned Saturday afternoon at 286 Blackberry Lane off East Andover Road in Rumford.

4:48pm Rumford Falls Times

Bridgton storage unit items seized in case against Mexico woman

MEXICO — A 63-year-old Worthley Avenue woman is facing numerous local and federal charges due to allege fraud involving the alleged use of at least a dozen aliases. Interim Mexico Police Chief Roy Hodsdon said Joanne Covais was arrested at 11:30 a.m. last Wednesday after a month long...

4:30pm Rumford Falls Times

Fighting crime in Mexico — together

MEXICO — Since 2010, the crime rate in Mexico has gone up 73 percent. Thefts and burglaries are increasing, including daytime burglaries. With that in mind, interim Police Chief Roy Hodsdon organized a meet and greet on Dec. 3 to begin the process of organizing a neighborhood watch.

10:11pm Sun Journal

Rumford board hires Mexico town manager to also helm Rumford

MEXICO — Following a nearly 60-minute executive session Thursday night during a special selectmen's meeting in the Mexico Town Office, the Rumford and Mexico boards agreed to share John Madigan as town manager. Madigan, a former Rumford town manager, has served as Mexico's town manag...

8:10pm Sun Journal

Mexico police log

MEXICO — The Mexico Police Department responded to 48 incidents over the last week. Among them were the following: Arrests * Police responded to the report of a domestic incident at 6:37 p.m. Dec. 6 at a residence on Main Street. Interim police Chief Roy Hodsdon said that upon...

7:30pm Sun Journal

Mexico woman arrested following fraud investigation

MEXICO — Following a monthlong investigation, the Mexico Police Department arrested a 63-year-old Worthley Avenue woman on Dec. 4. She was charged with several local and federal charges related to fraud and insurance deception. Interim police Chief Roy Hodsdon said Thursday that poli...