Stories about Peru


Dirigo librarian honored by Sheriff's Dept.



Church choir seeks members RUMFORD — St. Athanasius and St. John's Catholic Church choir is looking for members. Rehearsals begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the church choir loft. All denominations are welcome. For more information, call 364-8855.


Peru meeting rescheduled

PERU — For the second time in as many weeks, a Budget Committee meeting was canceled Tuesday due to inclement weather. Town secretary Angela Barkhouse said the meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24.


Peru meetings rescheduled to Feb. 18

PERU — The Finance Committee meeting that was originally scheduled for 6 p.m. Feb. 13 has been shifted to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Peru Town Office, town secretary Angela Barkhouse said. Chairman Jim Pulsifer said Wednesday that the meeting was being canceled due to inclement ...


MDOT meeting in Mexico rescheduled to March 4

MEXICO — A public meeting by the Maine Department of Transportation on Thursday evening at the Town Office has been canceled due to the expected snowstorm. It will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 4. Members of the MDOT Bridge Program will speak to Peru and Mexico residents ab...


Peru budget meeting rescheduled due to snowstorm

PERU — A Budget Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday evening at the Town Office has been canceled due to the expected snowstorm, Chairman Jim Pulsifer said. “Right now, we don't have a definite date, but it should be rescheduled to sometime next ...



Mexico High School Class of 1960 RUMFORD — The next class luncheon for the Mexico High School Class of 1960 will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Gatch's Restaurant. For more information, call Jeanne at 364-8841. Stephens High School Class of...


Local Hamilton College student appearing in choir musical 'Candide'

CLINTON, N.Y. — Adelaide J. Fuller, daughter of Donald and Kimberly Fuller of Peru, is appearing in the college’s choir musical production of "Candide" from Feb. 7-9 at Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts. The musical "Candide" (National Theatre Vers...



Relay For Life meeting is Feb. 11 RUMFORD — The River Valley Relay For Life will have their monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in Conference Room A at the Rumford Hospital. All team captain and committee members are encouraged to attend, come and m...


Peru selectmen post sign-up sheet for charter committee

PERU — The Board of Selectmen announced at their meeting Monday evening that a town charter committee sign-up sheet would be posted in the Town Office. “In respect to that committee, we may be selective,” Chairman Jim Pulsifer said. One resident asked what Pulsifer...