Stories about Rumford

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Rumford man awaiting trial on drug charges accused of dealing drugs again

RUMFORD — A Rumford man awaiting trial in Paris on drug trafficking charges pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a new felony drug trafficking charge in Oxford County Superior Court. After failing to post $10,000 cash bail, Jeffrey M. Hill, 23, of 201 Waldo St., Apt. 11, was taken to Andr...

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Rumford board support sought for zip line over Pennacook Falls

RUMFORD — Backers of a project hoping to install zip lines over Pennacook Falls on the Androscoggin River will seek support Thursday night from selectmen. The May 17 board meeting begins at 7 p.m. in Rumford Falls Auditor...

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Meroby, Rumford pre-K RUMFORD — Children who will be 4 years old on or before Oct. 15 and live in the Mountain Valley Region (Rumford, Mexico, Hanover, Roxbury, Bryon) are eligible for the pre-K program at Meroby Elementary and Rumford Elementary. Applications...

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Rumford woman awaits word on brother's cause of death

RUMFORD — Gina Cormier Child waits every day for her phone to ring. She hopes it's the Los Angeles police or the Los Angeles coroner's office calling her in Rumford to say whether her brother Michael A. Cor...

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Stephens High Class of 1946 RUMFORD — Stephens High Class of 1946 will meet at Amato's on Lincoln Avenue at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 16. Class of 1963 plans picnic RUMFORD — Stephens High School Class of 1963 will hold a picnic l...

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Emma Mae Patrick

RUMFORD — Emma Mae (Biggar) Patrick passed away on May 11, with her children by her side at the Rumford Community Home, where she had resided for the past six years. She was born April 8, 1925, in Rumford, the daughter of Leslie and Rose Biggar. Emma was married for 45 years t...

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John N. 'Mac' MacDonald

RUMFORD — John Norman “Mac” MacDonald, 80, of Prospect Avenue, died Saturday, May 12, at his residence following a long illness. He was born in Rumford, Oct. 4, 1931, a son of John William and Sarah Elizabeth (Curtis) MacDonald. John graduated from St. Athanasius S...

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'King of Kards': World-class magician will entertain at Mystic Theater

RUMFORD — On May 26, Jeff McBride, world-renowned magician, teacher, lecturer and performer, will perform at the Mystic Theater and give a lecture for local magicians. During his stay, McBride, widely known as today’s “King of Kards,” will visit the grave of a ...

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Bottle drive RUMFORD — Abbie's Avengers team will have a bottle drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 12. Members will pick up or anyone wanting to help the team raise money for the Relay For Life may drop bottles off at Ralph's Store on Waldo Street, under Relay...

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Garage sale to raise money for Trek on May 19, 20

RUMFORD —Two Peru families will be participating in the American Lung Association’s Trek Across Maine on June 15-17. A two-day garage sale on May 19 and 20 will be held in Rumford to raise money for their ride. Katie and Ethan Cantin, and Sam and Penny Rock, will join th...