Stories about Roxbury

Roxbury board OK's school withdrawal committee

ROXBURY —  Selectmen unanimously voted Tuesday night to form an exploratory committee, at no cost to the town, to determine if Roxbury should withdraw from RSU 10. After learning that other towns are forming such committees, Selectmen John Sutton, Mike Worthley and Tim Derouche ...

A. McKay Barnett: Dixfield needs wind moratorium

Canton, Carthage and Dixfield, along with Roxbury, are going to be a discredit to our "scenic" River Valley. Governors Baldacci and King saw money made before our wilderness is saved. If anybody could get inside this commercial wind industry and uncover the scams of government mandates and... 4

Mexico Lions Club prepares for the 34th Annual Ice Fishing Derby

ROXBURY — The Mexico Lions Club will host the 34th annual Ice Fishing Derby on Feb. 16 at Roxbury Pond. According to Roland Patneaude, a member of the Lions Club, the derby is the club's most popular fundraiser and is expected to have a good turnout. “I've been involved ...

Mexico Fitness Center, cemetery sign to be discussed at selectmen's meeting

MEXICO — The Board of Selectmen will continue discussions on the possibility of reopening the Mexico Health and Fitness Center at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan 22, at the Town Office.

HUD survey seeks count of homeless

LEWISTON — If you or someone you know is homeless, Tri-County Mental Health Services needs your help. Government funds are sent to states and agencies based on the number of homeless that live in each community. Help get the resources you need simply by standing up being counted.

Roxbury selectmen to begin budget work soon

ROXBURY — At a short meeting Tuesday night, selectmen decided to convene budget work later this month. Selectmen Chairman John Sutton said after the meeting that a notice for the first budget meeting will be placed on the sign at the municipal building. The meeting will be open to th...

Rumford Hospital GEMS 2012 celebrated

RUMFORD — Seven years ago the Central Maine Medical Family developed a program, GEMS, which recognizes clinical staff and clinical support staff for excellence in five areas: clinical excellence, customer service, education and research, leadership and community service. The ultimate goal o...

Roxbury to hold special meeting on new tax assessments

ROXBURY — The town will hold a special informational meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, on the new tax assessments, Town Clerk Nina Hodgkins said Friday by email. Roxbury hired Justin VanDongen to do a revaluation for the town. He is holding the following office hours at the town of... 2

Lewis C. Ladd

CANTON — Lewis C. Ladd, 94, formerly of Roxbury most of his life, died Monday, Dec. 3, at the Victorian Villa Rehabilitation & Living Center. He was born in Phillips, July 27, 1918, the son of Cleveland and Ada (Pease) Ladd, and had attended Roxbury schools. During World W...

Storm brings minor flooding, power outages to Western Maine

Rainwater from the effects of Hurricane Sandy overflows a brook's banks Tuesday afternoon as it rushes through a culvert underneath Route 17 in Roxbury and heads for its confluence with the Swift River beyond.