Stories about Rumford


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.


Burns — Elliott

Kassie Burns and Brandon Elliott RUMFORD — James and Linda Burns of Rumford are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kassie Burns, to Brandon Elliott, son of Kelly Porter of Peru and Jeffery Elliott of Turner. The future bride graduated from the Univers...



CMMC Natalia Lynn Brown, a girl to Drew and Katrina Brown of Augusta, Feb. 27. Sibling, Tyson. Lukas and Lilley Oliviera, twins to Amanda Jackman and Mozart Oliviera of Livermore Falls, Feb. 28. Siblings, Gabriel, Hannah, Logan; grandparents, Tina and Jeff Mitchell, Chesterville, Ke...


Mary Rawlins

RUMFORD — Mary Rawlins, 97, died Friday, April 6, at the Rumford Community Home. She resided in Wayne and Rumford. She was born in Rumford, March 16, 1915, a daughter of William and Anne (Litvaitis) Milishousky. She was a graduate of Mexico High school. She worked for the Oxford Pape...


Wrong days

RUMFORD — A story published on Page B2 of Monday's River Valley edition should have said the Rumford Finance Committee will meet Tuesday, April 10, and Wednesday, April 11. Incorrect information was submitted to the Sun Journal.


Surge in ticks, Lyme disease expected in Maine, Northeast

RUMFORD — Conditions are ripe this year in the Northeast for a surge in Lyme disease and the black-legged ticks that carry it. But disease specialists differ somewhat on the reason. Maine state epidemiologist Stephen Sears attributed the predicted increase, at least in Maine, ...


Marie Liane Arsenault

WATERVILLE — Marie Liane Arsenault, 92, passed away peacefully on April 4, surrounded by her family. She was a resident of The Woodlands Evergreen Unit at the time of her death. Liane was born in Chisholm, Aug. 10, 1919, the younger of twin daughters, to Joseph and Marie Anne (Dumais) Lecle...