Stories about Rumford

A. Morin: It was a close vote

I offer a different perspective on Angus King’s displeasure with an anti-King TV ad featuring Record Hill Wind in Roxbury. Kathy Sutton, wife of John Sutton (chairman of the Board of Selectmen for Roxbury), says some of the people in the ad are not even from Roxbury and so, essential... 9

J. Dumas: Support for education

On Election Day this November, when I cast my ballot for state senator, my enthusiastic support will go to Democrat John Patrick of Rumford. As an educator, I know Sen. Patrick has my back. For years, he has offered tireless support for men and women in the classroom all across Oxford Coun...

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Class luncheon RUMFORD — The Stephens High School Class of 1952 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at the Route 2 Diner in Rumford Center for luncheon. All classmates and guests are welcome.

MVHS freshmen survive and thrive

RUMFORD — The beginning of any school year is full of excitement and anxiety for students and staff. For students entering a building for their first year, the excitement and anxiety is heightened. Fortunately, the freshmen at Mountain Valley High School have survived and thrived during the...

Rumford powerlifter, 81, seeks 8th world title in Las Vegas

Richard "Dick" G. Austin, 81, of Rumford, on Thursday displays two of the many world and national trophies and medals he has won in his 68-year powerlifting career. Of the sword — one of a pair for outstanding lifter in bench press for setting a world record of 352 pounds in his division at...

Rumford police log

Unless otherwise noted, the following are to be arraigned on Dec. 4 in 11th District Court: * Robert Heikkinen, 23, operating under the influence, 1:04 a.m. Sept. 23 on Maine Avenue. He was released on $800 unsecured bail. * David Clark, 50, Rumford, refusal to submit to arrest or d...

Mardens celebrates 5 years in Rumford

RUMFORD — In recognition of its 5th year anniversary, Marden's of Rumford will host a Harvest Celebration from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Rumford and Mexico town managers will take a seat in the dunk tank, along with a special appearance from Jesse Petersen, Mixed Martial A...

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Parkinson's support group forming RUMFORD — Maureen Cook, R.N., who has worked in Parkinson's research since 2000, is forming a new Parkinson's Support Group in the River Valley. The first meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 27, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in conference...

Louise A. Wentzell

ORLANDO, Fla. — Louise A. Noyes Wentzell, 79, of Orlando, Fla., died Friday, Sept. 21, in Orlando, Fla. She was formerly of Rumford and Dixfield. She was born in Mexico, March 21, 1933, the youngest daughter of Dana and Neleta (Tibbetts) Noyes of Dixfield. She attended schools in Mex...

University of New England dean's list

BIDDEFORD — The University of New England's spring undergraduate dean's list students are as follows. Auburn: Nicole Allen, Hilary Boulier, Ashleigh Footer, Jessica Lau, Rebeccah Leavitt, Kelsey Letourneau, Timothy Mains, Alice Read. Bethel: Alex Hebert. Bowdoin: Amber ...