Stories about Roxbury

Selectmen holding public meeting with MDOT to discuss culvert

ROXBURY — The Maine Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Town Office to discuss culvert work on Route 120. “We've been complaining about this culvert for awhile now,” Selectman Michael Worthley said Tuesday “Beavers have b...

Roxbury, Newry women start Lyme disease support and education groups

BETHEL — Two women from Roxbury and Newry will host a Lyme Disease Support and Education Group from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Telstar Regional High School library. Diane Farnum of Roxbury and Rhonda Buker of Newry both suffer from chronic Lyme disease and have s...

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Glorification Singers perform RUMFORD — On Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m., the Glorification Singers will perform at the Rumford United Methodist Church on Linnell Street. This outstanding male quartet has performed here for the past several years and audiences ...

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What-Not-Shop wants planters RUMFORD — People who have planters that are in good shape are asked to donate them to the What-Not-Shop, which will reuse them in the Briar Patch Greenhouse in the spring. Rumford quilters to meet Oct. 10 RU...

Toy Run on Sept. 28 to cover Farmington, Canton, Jay

FARMINGTON — The WhistleStop Trail 17th Annual Toy Run will be held rain or shine, Saturday, Sept. 28, and registration will be between 8 and 9:45 a.m., at the Park and Ride area off the Town Farm Road in West Farmington. Those wanting a longer ride can meet at the unpaved lot on the north ...

This week's agenda

Tuesday Mexico: Mexico Sewer District Board of Trustees, 4:30 p.m., Town Hall Mexico: Joint meeting of Mexico and Rumford selectmen, 5:30 p.m., Town Hall Roxbury: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Thursday Mexico: Planning Board, 6:30 p.m., Town Office Frida...

Roxbury invited to join ladder truck purchase agreement

RUMFORD — The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted Thursday night to add the town of Roxbury to the Ladder Truck Joint Purchase Agreement that also includes Rumford and Mexico. Fire Chief Robert Chase explained to the board that by adding Roxbury, the price Rumford pays for the ladde...

Route 17 repaired, reopened after 4-inch rainstorm

ROXBURY — Workers with the Maine Department of Transportation repaired a section of Route 17 on Friday morning, a day after heavy rain caused the Swift River to flood and wash it out. A long stretch of the highway was originally closed to traffic Thursday night after the Swift River ...

Flooding closes Route 17 in Roxbury

ROXBURY — A long stretch of Route 17 was closed to traffic Thursday night after a day of driving rain caused the Swift River to flood. A police dispatcher did not know how long the road would be closed. Public works crews were at the scene and police were monitoring the state of the ...

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Community yard sale CANTON — The citizens of Canton and Hartford will hold a community yard sale starting at 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Route 140/108 intersection. The $10 table rental benefits the Lake Anasagunticook Association. All sale proceeds belo...