Stories about Peru


Today's agenda

Oxford Hills BETHEL: SAD 44 Board of Directors, 6:30 p.m., Telstar Regional High School River Valley PERU: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office RUMFORD: RSU 10 Board of Directors, 6:30 p.m., Mountain Valley High School


Selectmen discuss former Recreation Committee

PERU — At Monday night's regular selectmen's meeting, Town Clerk Vera Parent announced that the town has received $3,910.63 from the old Recreation Committee's account and $350.89 from the Friends of the Peru Elementary School. This closes out the Recreation Committee's account and r... 2


Tonight's agenda

Franklin Jay: Special town meeting and selectmen's meeting, 5:30 p.m., Spruce Mountain High School library Livermore: Board of Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills Buckfield : Fire-Rescue Station Building Project Committee, 5 p.m., Municipal Center Paris:...


Buckfield school withdrawal hearing rescheduled for April

BUCKFIELD — A public hearing on the town's possible withdrawal from RSU 10 has been rescheduled for April 16, after a winter storm canceled an earlier one. Members of the Withdrawal Committee voted Wednesday to hold the hearing at 6 p.m., before its regularly scheduled meeting, ...


Peru snowboarder heading to nationals

PERU — At age 6, Oscar DeRoche was given a choice by his parents -- skiing or snowboarding. Seeing a video of Olympic snowboarder Shaun White left a lasting impression that made the choice an easy one. Now 17, Oscar is heading for the USA Snowboarding Association national cham...


Livermore resident required to petition for warrant articles

LIVERMORE — A resident will need to circulate petitions to get 10 articles on the June town meeting warrant. Dwight Hines sent selectmen Chairwoman Megan Dion a letter dated Feb. 23, suggesting the articles. The Board of Selectpersons voted unanimously March 10 that Hines shou...



RAQ rescheduled to March 20 RUMFORD — The canceled March 13 Rumford Area Quilters meeting has been rescheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at Rumford United Methodist Church, Linnell Street. Dirigo Elementary pre-K sign-up PERU &mdas...


Peru taxpayers respond to tax notices, clerk says

PERU — Town Clerk Vera Parent told selectmen Monday night that she received responses from 10 delinquent property taxpayers who made arrangements to keep their property from being taken and sold for unpaid taxes. A total of 15 letters were sent to property owners, she said. One lette...



Red Hat Mommas to meet March 24 MEXICO — The Red Hat Mommas of Western Maine will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, at the United Methodist Church. Spaghetti and meatballs will be served. Cost is $10, to be paid by Monday, March 17, to Isabel. ...


Friends of Peru Elementary School hosting pancake breakfast

PERU — The Friends of Peru Elementary School will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 23, at the former Peru Elementary School. Nick Waugh, chairman of Friends of Peru Elementary School, said Thursday afternoon it will mark the second consecut...