Stories about Peru

Peru petitions seek recall of all 5 selectmen

PERU — Petitions were presented Monday night with verified signatures to recall selectmen Timothy Holland, Edward Ferland and Richard Powell, the last three of an effort to oust the entire Board of Selectmen. Last week's petition presentations were for selectmen Kathy Hussey and Laur...

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Stephens High Class of 1946 MEXICO — The Stephens High School Class of 1946 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Mexico Chicken Coop. Seniors meet Jan. 16 PERU — The Neighborly Seniors will meet at 1 a.m. Wednesday, ...

Peru voters to face 'Open to the Public' ordinance

PERU — Voters will decide Saturday on adopting an ordinance to allow a time for public participation at every selectmen's meeting. The “Open to the Public” proposal was presented to the board in October by Dawna Kazregis. The vote on the ordinance will take place a...

HUD survey seeks count of homeless

LEWISTON — If you or someone you know is homeless, Tri-County Mental Health Services needs your help. Government funds are sent to states and agencies based on the number of homeless that live in each community. Help get the resources you need simply by standing up being counted.

Four teens OK after pickup goes over guardrail in Peru

PERU — Four Turner youths in a pickup hauling a trailer of frozen sawdust on Route 108 Wednesday night took a wild ride into the woods when the load shifted, state police said. Neither driver Cody Craig, 17, nor his passengers were injured. They were Desiree Tweedie, 18, Cody Douglas...

Harland G. 'H.B.' Brown

SECTION, Ala. — Harland G. Brown "H.B." of Section, Ala., formerly of Peru, died Sunday, Dec. 16. He was born Sept. 20, 1950, in Rumford, the son of Roger and Laura Brown. He grew up in Peru with two sisters and two brothers. Harland joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1969. He was a mem...

Hope Association to host speaker from Disability Rights Center

RUMFORD — Anybody who knows a parent, guardian, teacher or special person with an intellectual disability is invited to gather at Hope Association to discuss service options, issues, barriers and milestones reached by so many capable individuals and their families. The state continue...

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PHS meeting postponed PERU — The Peru Historical Society meeting that was scheduled for Jan. 3 has been postponed until Thursday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m. at the home of Nancy Knox. Seniors host shopping trip RUMFORD — The Rumford Senio...

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New Year's party at Eagles RUMFORD — The Rumford Eagles will hold a New Year's party in the club's function hall, with entertainment by Borderline Express. Doors open at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31,with the band playing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. There will be party fav...

James Ervin Fish

GREAT MILLS, Md. — James Ervin Fish, 70, of Great Mills, Md. died at his home on Dec. 26, with his loving family at his side. Born May 15, 1942, in Castle Dale, Utah, he was the son of the late John Fish Jr. and Edna (Hardy) Fish. James entered the U.S. Air Force in 1961 and proudly ...