Stories about Mexico

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...

Mexico resident submits dog park request to selectmen

MEXICO — The Board of Selectmen on Tuesday heard a request to have a dog park at the recreation park. Rollie Bousquet told selectmen he wanted to see a place where “people could bring their dogs and let them off their leashes to run around and burn off some excess energy.

Mexico voters approve $3.03 million budget

MEXICO — Residents approved all municipal budget items during Tuesday's referendum, Town Clerk Peggy Duguay said. The budget for 2014-2015 fiscal year is $3.03 million, an increase from the $2.98 million approved in 2013. Duguay said a majority of the budget questions were app...

Mexico selectmen approve ATV access on five streets

MEXICO — The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted during Tuesday evening's meeting to approve ATV access on Mitchell, Granite, Hill, Pine and Brook streets. The request for ATV access came from Clyde Wardwall, the trailmaster of the Mexico ATV riders. Selectmen also voted to a...

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...