Stories about Mexico

Guidance counselor retires after 50 years in education

RUMFORD — After devoting 50 years to education, including more than 40 in RSU 10, high school guidance counselor Jim Ippolito has decided to retire. “I really enjoy my job. It makes me wonder if I’m making the right decision,” he said earlier this month from his off... 1

Helicopter pilot flies along Androscoggin River in Mexico

Drivers heading west on Route 2 in Mexico early Friday afternoon got to view this helicopter flying low over the Androscoggin River toward Rumford. A Maine Forest Service spokesman and forest ranger said in an email they believe the helicopter crew is working on a powerline widening project.

Man accused of sexual assault released on bail

PARIS — A Mexico man accused of sexually assaulting a young boy was released on personal recognizance bail Friday. Alan Chimsky-Lustig, 21, of Sun Valley Circle, faces two counts of gross sexual assault, Class A offenses punishable by up to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $50,...


Mexico High Class of 1964 RUMFORD — The Mexico High School Class of '64 will hold their monthly lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, at the River Valley Grill. All classmates, spouses and guests are welcomed. Any questions contact 364-3388. Dirigo Hig...

Mexico police log

MEXICO — The Mexico Police Department responded to 44 incidents over the last week. Among the incidents are the following: 1

Mexico man charged with sexual assault on boy

MEXICO — A local man was charged Wednesday with two counts of gross sexual assault on a boy under the age of 12, according to Lt. Roy Hodsdon of the Mexico Police Department. 1


West Parish indoor yard sale BETHEL — An indoor yard sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at West Parish Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, basement. Donations will be accepted Thursday and Friday, April 25 and 26.

Second annual Lyme Disease Awareness Conference to be held May 4

MEXICO — With the weather growing warmer and tick season starting up, residents will have an opportunity to learn more about one of tick season's biggest problems: Lyme disease.

College Aspirations Scholarships to be awarded April 30

MEXICO — On Tuesday, April 30, at 6:30 p.m. at Region 9 on Route 2, Maine College Circle, with support from Dead River Company, will award 17 local student’s Western Maine Foothills Future of Maine College Aspirations Scholarships. This is the second year Maine College Circle h...

Selectmen, resident debate proposed tax ordinance

MEXICO — The Board of Selectmen voted Tuesday evening to schedule a special meeting at 7 p.m. April 30 to vote on whether to accept a tax ordinance proposed by resident Albert Aniel. 2