Stories about Rumford

Rumford police log

RUMFORD — The following arrests were logged by the Police Department: Charges * Chloe L. Brown, 18, Rumford, domestic assault, 2:37 p.m. July 14 on Whippoorwill Road. She was released on $800 unsecured bail and will be arraigned on Sept. 2 in 11th District Court. * Scot...

Rumford board schedules special meeting

RUMFORD — The Board of Selectmen will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 17, in the Conference Room of the Municipal Building. The only agenda item is an executive session for an economic development matter.

Legion Post 24 plans annual golf tournament

MEXICO — Rumford American Legion Post 24 will hold their fourth annual golf tournament on Sunday, July 27, at the Oakdale Country Club. The event will begin at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start four person scramble. There will be a possibility of two $5,000 hole-in-one prizes on the fourth...

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Vendor fair benefits Canton man AUBURN — A benefit Sweet Summertime Vendor/Craft Fair and Raffle will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Norway Savings Bank Arena, behind Shaw's Supermarket. More crafters and vendors are welcomed. Contact Step...

River Valley Chamber names Tri-County Mental Health Services as Nonprofit of Year

RUMFORD — Tri-County Mental Health Services is honored to be identified as Nonprofit of the Year by the River Valley Chamber of Commerce. Tri-County was chosen from a number of agencies identified for their commitment to the health and wellness of the people of Maine. The work being ...

This week's agenda

Tuesday Bethel: Bingham Forest Authority, 6:30 p.m., Town Office Paris: Oxford County Commission, 9 a.m., courthouse Rumford: Downtown Planning Committee, 4 p.m., Municipal Center Rumford: Northern Oxford Regional Solid Waste Board, 5 p.m., Municipal Center Rumf...

Tonight's agenda

Franklin Jay: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office New Vineyard: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills Bethel: Conservation Commission, 4:30 p.m., Town Office Bethel: SAD 44 Board of Directors, 6:30 p.m., Telstar High School library Bethel: Selectmen, 7 p...

Consultant advises Rumford, Mexico about combining services

RUMFORD – A consultant studying consolidating services for Mexico and Rumford told officials Thursday night that the biggest obstacles are tradition, political will and resistance to change. Don Jutton, president of Municipal Resources of New Hampshire, which was hired to do the stud...

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Smithcrossing reunion RUMFORD — A Smithcrossing reunion will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 12, at the Sons of Italy. There will a hamburger and hot dog barbecue and games. Cost for adults and children is $6, no charge for children under 4. The event is ope...

Rumford to delay building demolition because of asbestos

RUMFORD — Town Manager John Madigan told the Board of Selectmen on Wednesday evening that the town will have to delay tearing down a building on Waldo Street because of asbestos discovered in one room.