Stories about Mexico

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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...

M. Richard: Vote on June 10

I have been called a troublemaker by some and praised by many for the information I share through my letters to the editor. It doesn't bother me at all. I only do what I do for the benefit of Mexico citizens. If residents do only one thing to help the town this year, they should vote "no" ...

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Final Preschool Storytime RUMFORD — The final Preschool Storytime for this school year will be held at the Rumford Public Library at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 4. All area children ages 2­-5 are welcome to join the fun. Storytime will resume in the fall.

Mexico police log

MEXICO — The Police Department responded to 73 incidents over the past week. Among the incidents were the following: Arrests * Tyler Amburg, 27, of Pine Street in Rumford, was arrested at 7 p.m. May 28 on warrants for failure to appear. He was taken to Oxford County Jail. ...

Hundreds show up for third annual Mexico Cruise-In

MEXICO — For the third consecutive year, the skies were blue and cloud-free for the Mexico Cruise-In Thursday evening behind the Town Hall and Fire Station. Although the Cruise-In was not scheduled to begin until 5 p.m., there were already dozens of residents strolling through the pa...

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Southern gospel music, testimonies RUMFORD — The East Wind Gospel Singers will share the gospel through southern gospel music and testimonies at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 1, at the Rumford Baptist Church, corner of Plymouth Avenue and Washington Street. The group co...

Coalition hosting meeting Thursday

MEXICO — A community networking meeting sponsored by the River Valley Healthy Communities Coalition will be held at noon Thursday, May 29, at the Region 9 School of Applied Technology on Route 2. Coalition member Sandy Witas will speak about the local FEED M...

Class of 1950 leaves legacy to school to honor classmates

RUMFORD — Several members of the Stephens High School Class of 1950 gathered in the library at Mountain Valley High School for recognition. Since their 25th reunion in 1975, they have raised money for library books in memory of their deceased classmates. According to their class secr...