Stories about Roxbury

Spring flooding closes several roads in Western Maine

RUMFORD — Heavy rain Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning has closed several roads across Western Maine due to flooding. But it's nothing unusual for this time of year... (Includes video and photos)

Spring runoff woes begin in Oxford County

ROXBURY — A section of Route 120 between Roxbury and Andover was closed before noon Tuesday because of rising floodwater from high temperatures and snowmelt, state and local officials said. Flood warnings were issued early Tuesday afternoon for minor flooding of the Androscoggin Rive... 3

River Valley: Annual Easter egg hunt is April 19

RIVER VALLEY — The annual Easter egg hunt, hosted by the River Valley Chamber and the Mexico Fire Department, will take place on Saturday, April 19, throughout the towns of Byron, Canton, Carthage, Dixfield, Hanover, Mexico, Peru, Roxbury and Rumford. Children ages 7-12 may participa...

Well Done - Students named to dean's lists

GOSHEN, Ind. — Abigail Dunn, a sophomore elementary education major from Auburn, was recently recognized for academic excellence on the fall semester dean's list at Goshen College. --- SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Kaelyn Lecander...

Watershed survey committee discusses updates, future of project

The Ellis Pond Watershed Survey Steering Committee discusses preparations for the May 3 survey at a meeting Friday at the Roxbury Town Office. Clockwise, from left, are Ross Swain, Paul Jones, Patty Duguay, Wendy Garland, Laura Crossley, Scott Williams and Gordon Gamble. 1

Roxbury board credits $2.06 million roads' project to taxes from Record Hill Wind Farm

ROXBURY — By year's end, all 6.45 miles of town roads will have been rebuilt and repaved, Selectman Tim Derouche said at Tuesday night's meeting. "If everything goes according to plan," board Chairman John Sutton said. At

Volunteers sought for Roxbury Pond watershed survey

ROXBURY — Year-round and seasonal residents are looking for volunteers to conduct a watershed survey to help keep Roxbury Pond clean for future generations to enjoy. Residents voted at the annual town meeting March 3 to raise $3,000 for the work. Jim Wendt, president of the Silver La... 4

Roxbury voters approve $3,000 for watershed survey of Roxbury Pond

ROXBURY — Voters at Monday night's annual town meeting approved raising $3,000 for a watershed survey of Roxbury Pond. 2

Roxbury voters approve $725,701 budget at annual town meeting

ROXBURY — Voters approved a $725,701 budget during Monday evening's annual town meeting.

Roxbury voters asked to OK $700K budget

ROXBURY — The annual town meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, March 3, in the Town Hall. Voters are being asked to approve a municipal budget of more than $700,000 to be raised through taxation, which is up $21,507 from last year's budget. The budget doesn't include county and sch...