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Yard, plant sale June 7 RUMFORD — The Rumford Historical Society will hold its annual yard sale and plant sale on the grounds of the Lufkin School Museum in Rumford Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7. Rain date is June 14, but plant sale will be held rain ...

Household Hazardous Waste collection is June 7

MEXICO — The River Valley area will hold their annual Household Hazardous Waste collection event from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 7. All those household chemicals that have been sitting under kitchen sinks or in basements and garages for many years can be brought to the event at t...

Peru board OKs road rally schedule for July

PERU — The Board of Selectmen on Monday approved the schedule for the New England Forest Rally on July 18. One of the dozen or so legs of the rally is run on the six-mile gravel section of Dickvale Road in Peru. The road will be closed for the event. According to organizer Mar... 1

Dirigo students rewarded for positive behavior

PERU — Hundreds of students at Dirigo Elementary School were rewarded for their good behavior with a day of arts and crafts Friday. The 320 students in grades kindergarten through five participated in 20 activities, learning from and working with teachers and several community m...

Peru warrant gets public hearing

PERU — Four selectmen and other town officials were among the 27 residents at Tuesday night's hearing on the annual town meeting warrant. There was little discussion on the 29 articles, but a question was raised on whether the Finance Committee had an opinion on some articles that do...

RSU 10 to work to improve student instruction, test results

DIXFIELD — RSU 10 Superintendent Craig King said he was disappointed in the state's latest report cards for 10 schools in the district. Six received F's, one received a D and three received C's. He agreed that the schools must be accountable for the quality of education provid...

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...

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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 ...

Peru residents reminded of hearings

PERU — At Monday night's selectmen meeting, residents were reminded of public hearings on the town warrant and the school budget next week. Town Clerk Vera Parent said a hearing on the warrant is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, in the old Peru Elementary School. There are 29 articles...

Tonight's agenda

Franklin New Vineyard: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills Casco: Open Space Commission, 6:30 p.m., Casco Community Center Newry: Public informational meeting to discuss school funding formula, 7 p.m., Grange Hall Paris: Paris Utility District Board of T...