Stories about Rumford

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Nurse tells students to always help friends

RUMFORD —  Always get help for your friends... no matter what, was the message Linda Dutil, R.N. delivered to Mountain Valley High School juniors and seniors as part of the Keeping Kids Safe program. Nurse Linda, as she refers to herself, shared a few stories about what happens ...

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Gladys M. Dodge

LEWISTON — Gladys M. Dodge, 85, a former resident of Rumford, died early Sunday, June 17, surrounded by her loving family, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. Gladys had been a resident of Clover Manor in Auburn for the past five years. She was born Feb. 8, 1927, in Rumford,...

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Joseph A. Poirier

RUMFORD — A Mass of Christian Burial honoring the life of Joseph A. “Tony” Poirier was celebrated June 14, at Parish of the Holy Savior. Fr. Alfred Jacques was the celebrant. Jacob Beauchesne was the altar server. Knights of Columbus 4th Degree members serving as Honor Guard dur...

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Leo Blouin

RUMFORD — Leo Blouin, 77, died unexpectedly Sunday, June 17, at his residence in South Rumford. He was born in Rumford, Sept. 17, 1934, a son of Elizear “Henry” and Jeanine (Robert) Blouin. He was a graduate of Stephens High School in Rumford with the class of 1954. He se...

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Rumford police arrests

RUMFORD — Unless otherwise noted, the following are to be arraigned Aug. 7 in Rumford District Court: * Nathan Arsenault, 29, Mexico, theft, 7:10 p.m. June 18 on Maine Avenue. He was released on $400 unsecured bail. * Matthew Mowatt, 21, Rumford, furnishing liquor to a minor, ...

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Stephens High Class of 1961 RUMFORD — The Stephens High School Class of 1961 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 15, at Gatch's. For more information, call Louise at 364-3743. Stephens High Class of 1954 MEXICO — Stephens High cl...

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Saint Michael's senior wins Business Ethics Competition

COLCHESTER, Vt. — Saint Michael's College senior accounting student Denise Belanger of Rumford, Maine, and her teammate, won the Business Ethics Case Competition held March 2, on the Saint Michael's campus. The winning case study was titled "Bunny Butcher: ...

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Expressive performers

Expressive Movement, Debbie's Dance Studio, will perform its rendition of the Broadway musical "Annie" on Friday and Saturday, June 15-16, at the Mountain Valley High School auditorium in Rumford. The show will open with a medley of tunes sung by a group from Nina's Real Notes, under the directio...

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Spark's Ark at library MEXICO —As part of the Mexico Public Library’s Terrific Tuesdays summer programs for kids ages 2-14, the library will host Spark’S Ark with David Sparks at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19. Spark’S Ark is a collection of live a...

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Carol T. MacKinnon

RUMFORD — Carol T. MacKinnon, R.N., 77, died Tuesday, June 12, at her residence on Hancock Street in Rumford. She was born in Malden, Mass., Sept. 17, 1934, a daughter of Francis J. and Mary R. (MacArthur) O’Neil. She was a graduate of Braintree, (Mass.,) High School, Class of ...