Stories about Mexico

This week's agenda

Wednesday Bethel: Annual town meeting, 7 p.m., Crescent Park School Mexico: Mexico Water District Board of Trustees, 4 p.m., Town Hall Roxbury: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Thursday Roxbury: Planning Board, 6 p.m., Town Office

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Rumford Area Quilters end season RUMFORD — Rumford Area Quilters will meet for the last time this season at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at the Rumford United Methodist Church, Linnell Street. A trunk show on "The History of Aprons" will be given by Dottie and No...

ATV purchase on agenda for Mexico selectmen

MEXICO — An ATV purchase for the Police Department and opening bids on town properties are on the agenda for Tuesday evening's selectmen meeting. The Police Department sold its 2003 Arctic Cat ATV for $1,500 and placed the funds in a reserve account to help cover the cost of a newer ...

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Summer concerts at Mexico park MEXICO — Summer concerts at the Mexico Recreation Park will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evenings through Sept. 1. Bring a picnic supper, bug spray, blanket, folding chair and a friend or two and join your friends, neighbors a...

Five vying for two seats on Mexico board

MEXICO — Five residents are vying for two seats on the Board of Selectmen in Tuesday's elections. Voting will take place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 10, at the Calvin B. Lyons Hall in the Town Office. Along with the state primary ballot will be one for the 2014-15 town budget. ...

Wal-Mart tries but has little success getting lower taxes in Maine

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has had little success in getting Maine communities to agree to lowering prices when it comes to the tax assessments on the company’s stores. The international retailer, which owns 22 stores and one distribution center in Maine, has asked for abatements at 11 loc... 2

Mexico police chief says complaints on pace to surpass previous year

MEXICO — Police Chief Roy Hodsdon said the number of complaints his department has received this year are on pace to surpass 2013. “In 2013, we saw 1,938 complaints over the course of the entire year,” Hodsdon said Thursday afternoon. “Normally, we hit the 1,000 mar...

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Yard, plant sale June 7 RUMFORD — The Rumford Historical Society will hold its annual yard sale and plant sale on the grounds of the Lufkin School Museum in Rumford Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7. Rain date is June 14, but plant sale will be held rain ...

Household Hazardous Waste collection is June 7

MEXICO — The River Valley area will hold their annual Household Hazardous Waste collection event from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 7. All those household chemicals that have been sitting under kitchen sinks or in basements and garages for many years can be brought to the event at t...

River Valley agenda

Tuesday Dixfield: RSU 10 districtwide budget vote, 6:30 p.m., Dirigo High School Newry: Selectmen, 5 p.m., Town Office Rumford: Board of Assessors: 7 p.m., Municipal Building Wednesday Newry: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Office Mexico: Region 9 Schoo...