Stories about Peru


Trees raffled in Tiny Tree Tournament


This week's agenda

Tuesday Newry: Selectmen, 7 a.m., Town Office Wednesday Bethel: Board of Assessors, 8 a.m., Town Office Mexico: Mexico Water District Board of Trustees, 4 p.m., Town Hall Mexico: Region 9 School of Applied Technology, 6:3...


Today's agenda

Franklin NEW VINEYARD: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills HARTFORD: Food pantry, 4 p.m., Town Hall HARTFORD: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Hall River Valley PERU: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office


Well done: Students honored for achievements

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Kristen Lavallee of Lisbon has enrolled in Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the nation's first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. She is a graduate of Model Secondar...


Peru selectmen want accounting from Recreation Committee

PERU — Selectmen voted Monday night to send a letter to Recreation Committee member Timothy Holland about Recreation Department funds. Board of Selectmen Chairman Jim Pulsifer said Wednesday morning that the board has received complaints about how Holland handled the funds. "S...


Dirigo Elementary School kindergarten students celebrate Thanksgiving

Dirigo Elementary School kindergartners Henry Waleik of Rumford, Madison Goodwin and Sophia Poulin, both of Dixfield, and Emily Putnam of Peru wear the Pilgrim and Native American headgear they made for Tuesday afternoon's annual Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Feast. Fifty-four kindergartners, some w...


This week's agenda

Tuesday Mexico: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Town Office Peru: Board of Appeals, 6 p.m., Town Office Rumford: River Valley Health Communities Coalition, noon, Rumford Public Library


Korean War veterans reunite in Peru

Korean War veterans Glen Tompkins, left, of Peru, and Donn Chadbourne of Wells, reminisce Saturday in Peru, 62 years after Tompkins was gravely wounded in a firefight in North Korea near the China border. He was rescued and treated by Chadbourne, who thought his buddy later died. 1


Peru checking recreation committee records

PERU — Board of Selectmen Chairman Jim Pulsifer said officials will review town records and talk with former Recreation Committee members to be sure recreation money was used properly. The topic was raised at Monday night's board meeting due to ongoing concerns by selectmen and Peruv...


Two Peru men charged with trafficking drugs

PERU — State police arrested two local men Thursday afternoon on felony drug trafficking charges. Trooper Jason Wing charged Corey Noel Beale, 33, of 100 Pleasant St. and Dwight F. Millett, 26, of 71 Pleasant St. with unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs. They were taken to Oxford...