Stories about Roxbury

Free household hazardous waste collection June 8

RUMFORD — The River Valley Healthy Communities Coalition will join with the Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments and Northern Oxford Solid Waste on Saturday, June 8, to host free household hazardous waste collection. It will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Region 9 parking ...

RSU 10 holding pre-K program sign-ups

RUMFORD — Children who will be 4 years old on or before Oct. 15 and live in the Mountain Valley Region (Rumford, Mexico, Hanover, Roxbury and Bryon) are eligible for the pre-K program at Meroby Elementary and Rumford Elementary. Applications will be available starting Monday, April 2...

Patricia 'Patty' Knapp

LEWISTON - Patricia (Patty) Knapp, 73, passed away March 29, 2013 at Russell Park Rehabilitation and Living Center in Lewiston, after a four-year battle with cancer. She was born in Rumford, June 24, 1939, to Patrick and Cecile (Belanger) Parent. She attended Mexico schools and graduated f...

Lack of open water delays Roxbury Polar Plunge

ROXBURY — The annual Roxbury Pond Polar Plunge, organized by a Relay For Life of River Valley team, was rescheduled from March 24 to 1 p.m. April 7, due to the fact that there is no open water.


The annual Polar Plunge that was scheduled for March 24th has been pushed out to Sunday April 7, 2013, at 1:00 pm at the third beach at Roxbury Pond, Roxbury, ME. due to the fact that there is no open water at this time. Anyone interested in sponsoring a plunger or being in the Polar Plunge can c...

Roxbury town meeting voters OK $704,263 budget

ROXBURY — Voters approved a $704,293 municipal budget at Monday night's annual town meeting in the Town Hall. About 30 residents completed the 80-article warrant in two hours and 15 minutes, Town Clerk Nina Hodgkins said on Tuesday afternoon. 1

Continued road projects driving Roxbury town meeting budget increase

ROXBURY —    Necessary roadwork is mostly driving a nearly $244,000 spike in monies proposed to be raised through taxation this year. At town meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, March 4, in the town hall, voters are asked to raise $704,392.77 toward the municipal budget. That does no...

Sex offender held on $250 bail in Oxford County Jail

PARIS — Convicted sex offender Stephen Heath is being held at the Oxford County Jail on $250 cash bail in connection with a misdemeanor charge of criminal restraint at his home on Roxbury Notch Road in Roxbury. Heath, 56, was granted bail at his initial appearance in 11th District Co... 4


Bethel Seniors meet March 13 BETHEL — The Bethel Senior Citizens Club will meet Wednesday, March 13, at the Roosters Roadhouse in Mayville for their meeting and dinner. Choice of dinner is Yankee pot roast or stuffed baked chicken. The cost is $11.75. R...

Turkeys out for a stroll in Roxbury

Two of four wild turkeys cross Route 120 in Roxbury early Saturday afternoon.