Stories about Rumford

Rumford voters approve three land issues at special town meeting

RUMFORD — Twenty-six residents, including all five selectmen and Town Manager John Madigan, attended Thursday night's special town meeting to settle three land issues. All seven articles were approved as written, with one exception; Article 5 was amended and approved. There wa...

Rumford board sets meeting to deal with Rumford-Mexico consolidation of services' issues

RUMFORD — Selectmen decided Thursday night to schedule a meeting with Mexico selectmen and subcommittees formed to study consolidating services for both towns. That came during the selectmen comment segment on the agenda when Selectman Jeff Sterling, a Libraries Subcommittee mem...

Fourth annual Whitecap Gourmet Hike scheduled for Aug. 9

Hikers from last year's Gourmet Hike on Rumford Whitecap by the Mahoosuc Land Trust share food that they carried to the summit. The Mahoosuc Land Trust is hosting their fourth annual Gourmet Hike on Saturday, Aug. 9.

Three land-use issues on July 24 special town meeting agenda

RUMFORD — Townspeople will vote on three land-use issues at a special town meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the Rumford Falls Auditorium.

Saint Joseph’s College names local graduates

STANDISH — On May 10, Saint Joseph’s College held its 101st Commencement. Among the 564 graduates are the following local students. Ariana Andrews-Wilson of Buckfield, Natalie Aylward of Rumford, Ashley Beaulieu of Durham, Chandel Bouthot of Lewiston, Jacob Brown of Lewiston, K...

Repairs to big July 2 storm washout on South Rumford Road to take a month

RUMFORD — Work is expected to start Thursday to replace culverts under South Rumford Road and a driveway near Hall Hill Road. Currently, the Maine Department of Transportation has filled in one side of a big washout there from severe thunderstorms on July 2 that blew out the road, ex...

Community women offer advice to high school girls

RUMFORD — What do a state representative, a senior account manager for the world's leading cattle genetics marketing organization, a town manager and clinical laboratory scientist have in common? Each took time from her busy life to talk to Mountain Valley High School’s Girls Talk.


Poetry at Rumford Library RUMFORD — Fourth Thursday poetry will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the Rumford Public Library.  Bring a friend, bring a poem, enjoy. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 364-7264....

Rumford voters approve General Assistance budget

RUMFORD — Residents approved a revised General Assistance budget on Tuesday by a difference of eight votes. Sixty-seven voters chose selectmen's recommendation to raise and appropriate $65,000, and appropriate all revenues and reimbursements received by the town designated for Genera...


Rumford Library closed today RUMFORD — The Rumford Public Library will be closed today, Tuesday, July 22, for system repairs. The library will be open on Wednesday, July 23, for its regular hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Donations for Carthage sale