Stories about Roxbury


New signs installed at Roxbury cemeteries

Ray Carver, left, of R & A Tractor Works of Mexico, watches Vern Porter, center, and Roxbury Selectman Mike Worthley install a new sign on Wednesday afternoon at Roxbury Village Cemetery beside Route 17. The volunteers donated their time to the town and Cemetery Committee project.


Roxbury ATV riders join forest rangers to clean dump sites

As part of Saturday's statewide second annual Landowner Appreciation Cleanup Day, members of the Roxbury All-Terrain Vehicle Riders Club took on this illegal dump s... 1


Oxford County Sheriff's arrests

PARIS — The following arrests were logged at the Oxford County Jail: * Cassie L. Burgess, 26, of Rumford, Aug. 31, failure to appear, Rumford Police Department. * Braden L. Hawley, 29, of Brownfield, Aug. 31, domestic violence assault and obstructing the report of a crime...


Wind towers cut Roxbury mill rate by $10

ROXBURY- Residents in the small town were pleasantly surprised when they opened their 2012-2013 tax bill and found that their mill rate dropped from 16.86 (per thousand of valuation), down to 6.93. “This is absolutely huge for taxpayers,” noted Town Clerk, Renee Hodsdon. &ldquo... 3



Neighborly Seniors meet PERU — Neighborly Senior Citizens will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the former Peru School. A potluck lunch consisting of sandwiches and salads will follow. New members are welcome. The club will have a table at the Dix...


S. Chaisson: Wind power works for me

I am well read on all the negativity about the benefits with the windmills. It seems funny that no one asks folks in Roxbury about Record Hill Wind's benefits. I just got my 2011 tax bill reduced 65 percent, plus a stipend of $110 paid quarterly. The turning windmills are working fo... 24


R. Worthley: Where was survey taken?

I read recently where there was a survey about gay marriage. The survey results indicated that Maine people were overwhelmingly in favor of gay marriage. My question: Was the survey taken in Ogunquit and Portland? If so, it was understandable. It sounds like propaganda to me. 16


Well done - Area students graduate

NORTON, Mass. —  The following area students graduated from Wheaton College on May 19. William Colasante of Lewiston, degree in biology. Jenifer DeNormandie of Bethel, degree in neuroscience. DeNormandie also earned dean's list honors for...


Well done - Area students attain dean's lists

MANCHESTER, NH. – Tessa Theriault has been named to the dean’s list at Saint Anselm College for the 2011–12 fall and spring semesters. Tessa is a Presidential Scholar majoring in classical archaeology. She is a 2011 graduate of Poland Regional H...


Roxbury ATV Club donates to Rumford Community Home

The Roxbury ATV Club recently donated $609 to the Rumford Community Home Activity Department. The money represents the proceeds of the club's annual ride in memory of Lee Hodgkins. The money raised always goes to local not-for-profit organizations. Gibby Hodgkins, Lee's father, recommended that t...