Stories about Mexico

Paris Superior Court denies restraining order in Mexico budget cap ordinance flap

MEXICO — An Oxford County Superior Court justice denied one of three motions filed Friday to mandate adding the $2.7 million budget cap voters approved last year to the June town meeting warrant. The other motions are still pending further information from Rumford lawyer Seth Carey o...

Briefly

United New Auburn Association AUBURN — United New Auburn Association Meeting has been scheduled for May 27, at 6 p.m. at Rolly's Diner in New Auburn. Alan Manoian, Economic Development Specialist, and Geoff Low, Deputy Fire Chief, will speak. Manoian will give...

Mexico residents to discuss proposed budget, bond question

MEXICO — Residents will have the chance to discuss and ask questions about the 2014-2015 town warrant during a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, in the Calvin P. Lyons Room at the Mexico Town Office. The proposed budg...

Two elderly Rumford residents shaken up in bizarre accident in Mexico

A 1997 GMC Jimmy in the foreground traveled about 1,500 feet through front yards lining Harlow Hill Road, ran over hedges and crossed through two lanes of back and forth traffic on Roxbury Road without hitting anything before slamming into the Speck Mountain Evangelistic Church & Outreach at ... 1

P. DeFilipp: No easy answers to budget woes

I've been reading the misinformation about Mexico's finances. As a member of the town's Budget Committee, I am aware of the figures. The only way to cut revenue 10 percent is to reduce services. That would mean cuts to the library of $60,000; garbage disposal, $59,000; recreation, $100,000... 1

New Hope construction begins

MEXICO — With the increasing demand for safe housing for the area’s aging and developmentally disabled, Hope Association has started construction of a New Hope residence at 91 Highland Terrace, which will replace the current New Hope home in Mexico. A groundbreaking ceremony wa...

Police still searching for Rumford slashing suspect

RUMFORD — Police say they continued to search on Thursday for a Rumford man suspected of slashing a kidnapping victim's face with a knife during a robbery Mon...

Mexico police log

MEXICO — The Police Department responded to 59 complaints recently, including the following: Arrests * Chelsea Vattes, 22, of Mexico was arrested at 12:25 p.m. May 20 on four outstanding warrants for failure to pay fines. Vattes was unable to make bail and was brought to the O...

Area schools awarded USDA distance learning, telemedicine grants

BANGOR — USDA Rural Development State Director Virginia Manuel has announced that Western Foothills Regional School Unit 10 in Dixfield has been selected to receive a Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant in the amount of $498,907 and Maine School Administrative District 61 in Bridgton h...

River Valley hazwaste collection set for June 7

MEXICO — The annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection for the River Valley will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 7, in the parking lot at the Region 9 School of Applied Technology beside Route 2. It is co-sponsored by the River Valley Healthy Communities Coalition and i...