Stories about Peru

12:03am

Briefly

Mexico High School Class of 1948 MEXICO — Mexico High School Class of 1948 will meet at the Far East at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, weather permitting. Classmates and guests are invited. For more information, call Helen 364-2717. Neighborly ...

1:05pm Rumford Falls Times

Locals share concerns about replacing Mexico-Peru bridge

MEXICO — There is much concern about what the future will bring with the eventual replacement of the bridge over the Androscoggin River between Mexico and Peru. Approximately 40 people gathered in the Calvin Lyons Meeting Room on March 3 to share those concerns in an hourlong session...

7:00pm

Peru resident, Rumford Performing Arts Committee organizing Camp Sunshine benefit concert

RUMFORD — A Peru resident, with the help of the Rumford Performing Arts Committee, will be hosting a benefit concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Rumford Falls Auditorium to support Camp Sunshine in Casco. Andy St. Pierre said that he came up with the idea after participating...

6:20pm

'Heroes' read to Dirigo Elementary School students

PERU — More than a dozen "heroes" read to Dirigo Elementary School students Friday morning stories about people doing heroic acts and good deeds. The Read Across America Day program included a video of Derrick Gilbert, an electronics technician with the U.S. Navy, who read from aboar...

10:30pm

Dirigo Elementary School turning to 'heroes' to lead Read Across America event

PERU — Dirigo Elementary School will celebrate Read Across America Day on Friday by inviting “heroes” to read to students, teacher Bethany Poulin said. She said there will be “all kinds of heroes there,” including “troops, firemen, teachers and a local h...

11:25pm

Peru tasks attorney with getting Recreation Committee's accounting

PERU –  Selectmen Chairman Jim Pulsifer announced Monday night that the effort to obtain financial records from the Recreation Committee treasurer has been turned over to the town attorney. The announcement followed an executive session of the board with their attorney. T...

9:20pm

Peru man arraigned on terrorizing, threatening charges

PARIS — A Peru man involved in an early-morning standoff with police was charged with two misdemeanor offenses during an appearance in South Paris court Monday. Corey Taylor, 40, is charged with criminal threatening and terrorizing, class D crimes. Both carry a sentence of 364 d...

12:00am

Tonight's agenda

Franklin Jay: Selectmen, review budgets with department heads, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills Hartford: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Hall Newry: Annual town meeting, 6:30 p.m., Grange Hall; potluck at 5:30 p.m. River Valley Peru: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town...

6:25pm

Peru man arrested after standoff

PERU — A western Maine man was arrested early Sunday morning after the peaceful end to an hours-long standoff with the Maine State Police. Corey Taylor, 40, of Peru had threatened a relative by text message and email Saturday night, according to Maine Public Safety spokesman Stephen ...

11:05pm

Road expenses for Peru outlined

PERU — Road Commissioner Joe Roach presented a list of capital expenses to a joint meeting of the Finance Committee and Board of Selectmen on Monday night. The most critical are redecking Mary Turner Bridge and replacing the 1999 one-ton plow truck, he said. It was agreed to u...