Stories about Rumford

Rotary seeks young professionals for vocational exchange with West Africa

RUMFORD — The River Valley Rotary Club is seeking young professionals who work with special needs individuals for a once-in-a-lifetime professional exchange to West Africa A group of special needs professionals including social workers, special educational teachers, techs and direct ...

Oktoberfest benefits Hope Assoc., Rotary

RUMFORD — Oktoberfest will be held Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be lots of vendors with a wide variety of goods. Tables filled with crafts, baked goods, herbs, knits and raffles will fill the Hope Association building on Lincoln Avenue, formerly the Armory. There will...

11th District Court, Rumford

Briah A. Arsenault, 21, Peru, minor consuming liquor on Nov. 6, offense committed, fined $200. Ronald N. Artrip, 39, Livermore, domestic violence assault on July 28, sent to jury trial. Austin S. Blodgett, 19, Dixfield, minor consuming liquor on March 17, offense committed, fined $2...

Rumford businessman, former policeman charged with assault following fight

RUMFORD — A prominent local businessman and a disabled former police officer are charged with assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at Judy's Variety on Route 2 last week. Ronald J. Theriault, 51, of Pine Street and Robert N. Gilbert, 54, of Canaan were issued summonses by...

Blood drive Oct. 10 at Rumford American Legion

The River Valley Rotary and Rumford Hospital will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive at the Rumford American Legion from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. There is an urgent need for blood now, especially types O negative, O positive, B negative and A negative. Although an emergency appeal early in...

Rumford Historical Society potluck supper set for Oct. 17

RUMFORD — The Rumford Historical Society will sponsor a potluck supper at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the St. Anthanasius/St. John’s Church (Holy Savior Parish). The supper will be held in the basement social room of the church. All members, guests and the public planning to ...

Class of 1957 celebrated 55 years

The class of 1957 from the former Stephens High School of Rumford celebrated their 55th class reunion in Rumford, meeting and dining at 49 Franklin Street on Sept. 8. Fifty-four members and guests attended. Members received copies of their commencement folders and related articles from the school...

Paper Moon Players will audition for Christmas tale

RUMFORD —  The Paper Moon Players will hold auditions for its second theatrical production, "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. In this funny, heart-warming Christmas tale by Barbara Robinson, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pagea...

Man accused of stealing $20,000 from Rumford store

PARIS — A Peru man accused of stealing $20,000 in cash from a Rumford convenience store was arrested Friday morning on burglary and theft charges. Anthony R. Scott, 30, of 590 Auburn Road, is being held on charges of burglary, theft and violation of bail condition. His bail is set at...

11th District Court, Rumford

Richard A. Burgess, 36, Mexico, criminal trespass, disorderly conduct, offensive words, gestures on June 27, sent to jury trial. Gavin A. Halacy, 20, West Paris, criminal trespass on June 22, found guilty, sentenced to 24 hours. Dakota J. Hoff, Rumford, attaching false plates on May...