Stories about Roxbury

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.

R. Worthley: They don't believe in America

After stupidly watching a rerun of the Biden-Ryan debate, my blood pressure soared again. I knew Biden came from a small state, but I never realized his childlike behavior matched the size of his state. If I were on the border about who to vote for, his infantile and rude exhibition... 4

Roxbury board to replace vandalized Frye Cemetery sign

ROXBURY — Selectmen unanimously voted Tuesday night to replace the new wooden sign at the entrance to Old Frye Cemetery that was vandalized sometime overnight on O...

Mary E. Patrie

RUMFORD — Mary E. Patrie, 76, of Canwell Road, Roxbury, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Rumford Hospital, following a brief illness with loving family at her side. She was born Jan. 25, 1936, in Yancy, Ky., a daughter of Howard and Louise (Yarborough) Griffith. Mary attended schools in Ken...

CMP to remit taxes on more than $7 million in property in Roxbury

ROXBURY — Selectmen learned Tuesday night that Central Maine Power Co. has acknowledged that it has more than $7 million of taxable property in town and will pay taxes on it. That means Roxbury will receive a check this year for $39,629.90 for the company's new substation and portion... 5

'Welcome to Roxbury Pond' sign stolen

ROXBURY — It wasn't enough for a vandal to destroy a newly-installed sign overnight Friday at the Olde Frye Cemetery beside Route 120. Sometime Monday night... 1


Snowmobile Club supper Oct. 20 ANDOVER — The Snow Valley Sno Goers Snowmobile Club will hold its Landowner Appreciation and Public Supper on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Andover Congregational Church. The menu will be ham, mashed potatoes, green bean...

Vandals destroy new cemetery sign shortly after installation

ROXBURY — Authorities and selectmen in Roxbury are on the lookout for vandals who destroyed a new cemetery sign less than two weeks after it was installed. Roxbury Selectman Michael Worthley said the new wooden sign installed at the entrance to Old Frye Cemetery, located beside Swift...

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.