Stories about Mexico

Fire science students engage in real-life simulations

Tradition, Pride, Honor and Integrity in Fire Service MEXICO — Tradition, pride, honor and integrity are more than words on a patch. For students in the newest Region 9 School of Applied Science, they are values to live by. Fire science students learn to manage risks as they engage i...

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Bird monitoring event March 27 BETHEL — A special event, "High-elevation Bird Monitoring in the Northeast: Tracking the Elusive for Conservation," will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at McLaughlin Auditorium, Gould Academy. The program, co-hosted with Mahoosu...

Selectmen discuss reconsideration of Jay letter of support

MEXICO – The Board of Selectmen discussed reconsidering their letter of support to the state redistricting committee in regards to the town of Jay remaining in Senate District 14. The reconsideration came after Town Manager John...

Retired teacher self-publishes first novel

MEXICO – After spending forty years teaching special education in RSU 10, Jan Bordeau, now retired, has turned to writing fiction and has since self-published her first novel.

Raymond P. Jones

WINSLOW - Raymond Philip Jones, 68, of Winslow, passed away unexpectedly on March 18, 2013, at his home. Raymond was born in Rumford, on Jan. 3, 1945, the son of Winfield Gould Jones and Helen Voter Jones. Raymond was a graduate of Mexico High School in the Class of 1963 and the University...

Laurette Gammon

FORT PIERCE, FLA. - Laurette (Martin) Gammon, 82, of Fort Pierce, lost her battle with cancer on March 24, 2013 at Indian River Medical Center in Fort Pierce, Fla. Laurette was born Feb. 16, 1931 in Lake Megantic, Canada, the eldest daughter of Paul and Juliette Roy. Laurette grew up in Me...

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DIXFIELD — The Webb River Sportsman's Club will have Ladies Night on April 1 at the Club House on the Canton Point Road, Dixfield, supper at 6:00, followed by a meeting at 7. MEXICO — Mexico resident Jan Bordeau, has a recently published fiction book. The title of the book is H...

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on March 30

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny Saturday March 30th One of the most popular spring events in the area is the annual Easter Egg Hunt held the Saturday before Easter Sunday. The River Valley Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Mexico Fire Department will be sponsoring the hunt for ki...

Stephen Nichols

 RUMFORD — Funeral services for Stephen Nichols were held Thursday, March 21, at 2 p.m., at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, with the Rev. Shepherd Swain officiating. Eulogy was given by Joshua Shaw and memories a...

Chilly incentive

Sophie Ladd was a recent gift raffle winner for the Mexico Public Library's winter reading incentive program, "Chill Out and Read."