Stories about Mexico

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...

Rumford police say kidnapping suspect at large, 'armed and dangerous'

RUMFORD — River Valley police are seeking help in finding a Rumford man suspected of slashing a kidnapped victim's face with a knife during a robbery Monday night, Rumford police Chief Stacy Carter said Tuesday. Carter urged people to contact police at 364-4551 if they spot Randall C...

K. Lannon: Voting for change

I trust every word of advice Marjorie Richard gives to the citizens of Mexico. She has nothing to gain. She is not looking for votes for herself; she is just trying to help cut taxes in Mexico. As far as I am concerned, she is one of a few citizens of Mexico qualified to give advice. She a...

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Red Hat Mommas meet for tea May 29 MEXICO — The Red Hat Mommas of Western Maine will meet for tea at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at the Green Church. Louise Horne will host a vintage wedding show. Cost is $10. If you plan to attend, let Isabel know ...