Stories about Mexico

Maine Audubon seeks volunteers to monitor roads

FALMOUTH — Maine Audubon seeks volunteers to survey roads in western Maine for signs of wildlife road crossings. Information collected by volunteers about where, when and how many animals cross our roads is the critical first step in identifying ways to reduce wildlife road mortality.

This week's agenda

Tuesday Bethel: Bethel Water District Board of Trustees, 7 p.m., Town Office Mexico: Mexico Sewer District Board of Trustees, 4:30 p.m., Town Hall Newry: Selectmen, 5 p.m., Town Office Paris: Oxford County Commis...

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Lunch, yard sale swap planned OTISFIELD — A free (donations accepted) community lunch and yard sale swap, will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, at Community Hall, Route 121. Menu includes chicken a la king, biscuits, peas, salads, gingerb...

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Cruise night is June 17 DIXFIELD — Doug's Dogs Classic / Antique / Rods Cruise Night will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at the Holmes Market parking lot. For more information call Brad at 357-6789. Stephens High School Class of 1954

Recognition dinner for Rep. Briggs planned for June 19

DIXFIELD — The Oxford County Democrats have announced hosts for the Recognition Dinner for Rep. Sheryl Briggs to be held on Thursday, June 19, at the Dixfield Legion Hall. Hosts include Sheriff Wayne Gallant of Rumford, Sen. John and Claire Patrick of Rumford, Malcolm and Maureen Gil...

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Seniors plan trip to Cabbage Island PERU — Rumford Seniors at Peru are clarifying an error in their newsletter. There is no trip going to tall ships as stated. The group is planning a trip to Cabbage Island. The cost is $80, date to be announced. If interested...

Free Senior Resource Fair set for June 19

MEXICO — In recognition of Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Oxford County Elder Abuse Taskforce will hold a Free Senior Resource Fair from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at the Oxford Federal Credit Union, 225 River Road. The event will include resource tables where attendees can rece...

Mexico residents reminded of fireworks law

MEXICO — The Board of Selectmen and the police chief are reminding residents that using fireworks in town is illegal and could result in fines. Selectman Reggie Arsenault issued the reminder at Tuesday's board meeting. “Any court costs incurred by the town can be passed ...

Mexico police log

MEXICO — The Police Department responded to 52 incidents over the past six days, including the following: * Police Chief Roy Hodsdon said officers have received a “very high” number of complaints about people riding ATVs “full blast” down Roxbury Road and thro...

RSU 10's $36.2 million budget passes

DIXFIELD — RSU 10 voters approved a $36.2 million operating budget Tuesday by a nearly 2-1 majority. The final unofficial numbers are 935-484 for 11 of the 12 district towns. Hanover's numbers were not available. "We are very happy that the voters of RSU 10 have provided us th...