Stories about Roxbury


Roxbury Pond Ice Fishing Derby attracts more than 300 anglers

Konnor Robin, left, of Rumford said he didn't catch any fish on Saturday at the Mexico Lions Club Ice Fishing Derby at Roxbury Pond, but he did manage to catch his sister Kylie Robin on a sled and was pulling her up through the boat launch parking lot toward the family car while walking behind hi...



Rumford Area Quilters meet RUMFORD — Rumford Area Quilters will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Rumford United Methodist Church, Linnell Street. All area quilters are invited. See a demonstration on how to transform a shirt into a pillow. Donations a...


This week's agenda

Tuesday Mexico: Mexico Sewer District Board of Trustees, 4:30 p.m., Town Hall Mexico: Selectmen to hold joint meeting with Rumford selectmen, 5:30 p.m., Town Hall Mexico: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall Roxbury: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Thursday Rum...


Roxbury Pond ice fishing derby set for Feb. 15

ROXBURY — The 35th annual Larry Mercier Ice Fishing Derby at Roxbury Pond will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. If it's a stormy day, it will be held Sunday, Feb. 16, Gloria Patneaude of Roxbury said in a recent Mexico Lions Club news release. The event is a fu...


Ice fishing starts early on Roxbury Pond

ROXBURY — January temperatures arriving this month and in November, coupled with the lack of a thaw, helped set up ice earlier than usual on Roxbury Pond, Darla Patneaude said Thursday afternoon. Patneaude works at Ellis Pond Variety at 1255 Roxbury Notch Road. "The ice is thi...


Richard N. Doughty

RUMFORD – Richard N. Doughty, 73, of Roxbury, died Monday, Dec. 9, at the Rumford Hospital. He was born in Portland on Nov. 4, 1940, and was the son of Merlin and June (Goodrich) Doughty. Richard served with the U.S. Coast Guard and then the U.S. Army, where he received his high scho...

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Roxbury board to consult lawyer to continue dangerous building removal process

ROXBURY — Following a brief public hearing Tuesday night on a Main Street building deemed dangerous by a town official, selectmen decided to consult the town attorney for the next step. At issue is an old camp with the roof caving in and openings in the single-story building, Code En...


Roxbury to hold special town meeting Dec. 3

ROXBURY — A special town meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Town Office at 1095 Roxbury Road. Other than electing a moderator, the only other article asks if residents will vote to transfer $9,000 from the Road Project Savings Account to the Capital Road Improveme...


Roxbury culvert project outlined by MDOT

ROXBURY — Maine Department of Transportation officials told residents Wednesday night of plans to replace four large culverts under Route 120 with a concrete box. MDOT project manager Steve Bodge and project designer Bob Bulger said the 4-foot diameter culverts lie side by side. ...


Byron notifies RSU 10 that it will seek withdrawal

DIXFIELD — RSU 10 Superintendent Craig King and business manager Mary Dailey will meet with Byron selectmen Monday, Nov. 18, to discuss their concerns about the town's cost of sending children to the district. The decision came after a letter was r... 1