Stories about Rumford


Rumford woman charged with cocaine trafficking

RUMFORD — During an ongoing investigation into the illegal sale of Oxycodone in the area, Maine Drug Enforcement agents on Friday afternoon arrested a Rumford woman on cocaine trafficking. Dawn M. Miller, 36, of 818 Hillside Ave. in Rumford's Virginia neighborhood, was charged with a...


2012 Mountain Valley Kids Fest planning under way

RUMFORD — Groups that want to participate in the 2012 Mountain Valley Kids Fest, an award-winning, child advocacy event scheduled for May 12, should attend the next organizational meeting. That will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in the bingo hall at the


Rumford Finance Committee close to agreeing with selectmen on budget

RUMFORD — During the first of two straight nights of municipal budget voting, the Finance Committee unanimously matched their recommendations Tuesday with those of selectmen. The only exception was paring $2,000 from the Fire Department budget of $724,069. On March 22, selectm... 1


Two charged in ax attack in Farmington

FARMINGTON — Police have charged two people with attacking a local homeowner and his girlfriend with an ax and a meat cleaver. Brian Sweeney, 31, of Rumford and Shari L. Dupree, 31, of Wilton face felony charges of burglary and aggravated assault following last week's incident at the...


Rumford Hospital celebrated Cardiac Rehab Week

RUMFORD — Cardiac Rehab Week, Feb. 12-18, featured a theme of "Experience a Change of Heart." The cardiac rehab nurses, Tammy Berry, Dan Elliott and Sharon Gates, made bags filled with goodies and presented them to all participants in the Cardiac Rehab Phase II program. Cardiac Rehab Phase ...


Cute, cuddly combine for comedy and fun for children

Mr. Magic (Dennis Labbe)) will share the stage with Hocus the bunny, Bob the bird, Dexter the duck and Harriett the hen at The Mystic Theater at 49 Franklin in Rumford on Saturday, April 28.


Albert H. Soucy

DIXFIELD — Albert H. Soucy, 71, of Dixfield, passed peacefully on Saturday, April 7.  He was the youngest, born to Rudolph F. and A. Bessie S...


Amato's comes to Rumford

Business partners Dave Duguay of Byron and Steve Roderick of Oxford recently celebrated the grand opening of Amato's restaurant in Rumford. The business is on Lincoln Avenue, across from Hannaford and offers both takeout and inside eating convenience. Amato's is open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days ...


Rumford board OK's bids for Public Works jobs, tables action on tax-acquired properties

RUMFORD — Selectmen approved bids for oil-based traffic paint and two new fuel storage tanks for Public Works on Thursday night, but tabled placing six tax-acquired properties out to bid.



Rumford Quilters meet Monday RUMFORD — Rumford Area Quilters will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 9, at the Rumford United Methodist Church, Linnell Street. A prairie point demonstration is planned. All area quilters invited. For more information call 562-7050.