Stories about Mexico

Residents at Mexico housing complex report car burglaries

MEXICO —  Police are investigating two vehicle burglaries at the Sun Valley Circle complex on Friday. Lt. Roy Hodsdon said the passenger windows were broken and an iPod valued at $300 was stolen from each vehicle. The burglaries were reported at 6:21 a.m. He said the burglaries ... 1

Rex A. White

AUBURN — Rex A. White, 50, died Monday, Oct. 22, at the Hospice House, after a long illness. May he rest with the angels. He was born in Rumford, March 1, 1962, a son of Robert and Leona Hodgkins White Sr. He was a graduate of Mexico High School, Class of 1981. He worked at Be...

Med-Care directors at groundbreaking for new building in Mexico

MEXICO — The Med-Care Ambulance Service Board of Directors held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for a new building. Directors, sporting hard hats and gold-colored shovels, cheered as Selectman Reggie Arsenault was the first to dig his shovel into the ground. Project Manager G...

F. Irene Powell

WEST PARIS — F. Irene Powell, 86, died Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Ledgeview Nursing Home. She was formerly of Swett Avenue in Mexico. Born in Auburn on July 4, 1926, she was the daughter of Cecil and Marguerite (Hinckley) Shurtleff. She attended Mexico schools. She ran the Ledgemont B...

Laughter, good cheer greet employees, volunteers at Night of Appreciation

MEXICO — A couple who volunteer wherever they're needed in town were honored as Citizens of the Year at Thursday's Night of Appreciation. Joe and Marjorie Ri...

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Comedy show, dinner canceled RUMFORD — The American Legion Mexican dinner and comedy show planned for Saturday, Oct. 27, has been canceled. AARP chapter to meet Oct. 29 PARIS — The Oxford Hills Chapter of AARP will meet on Monday,...

Eugene Richard

SUDBURY, Mass. — Eugene “Geno” Richard, 72, of Framingham, Mass., passed away on Oct. 15, where he spent the last two years of his life in the Wingate Nursing Home in Sudbury, Mass. Eugene was born May 26, 1940, in Mexico, son of the late Wilfred and Catherine Richard. He...

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Black Mountain annual ski swap RUMFORD — Black Mountain Ski Resort will hold its annual ski swap from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at 98 Congress St., next to Bartash's Card and Gift. Items can be dropped off from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. For...

District 93 candidate to meet voters in Mexico

MEXICO — Lisa Keim, the Republican candidate for Maine House District 93, will host a meet-and-greet Friday, Oct. 19, at the Mexico Fire Station. Keim will meet voters between 5 and 7 p.m. District 93 includes Canton, Carthage, Dixfield, Mexico and Peru.

Kaubris sworn in Friday to state loan program board

Matthew Kaubris, left, chief executive officer and president of Oxford Federal Credit Union, is sworn in Friday on the Kim Wallace Adaptive Equipment Loan Program Fund Board by Rep. Sheryl J. Briggs, D-Mexico. Kaubris was recently appointed to the board by Gov. Paul LePage.