Stories about Rumford

This week's agenda

Tuesday Rumford: Board of Assessors, 3 p.m., Municipal Building Rumford: Charter Commission, 6 p.m., Municipal Building Woodstock: Selectmen, 5 p.m., Town Office Woodstock: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Office Wednesday Rumford: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Mun...

Rumford board to OK date for special town meeting

RUMFORD — Selectmen will convene their annual end of the fiscal year meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 30, in Rumford Falls Auditorium. They will start off with an executive session for a personnel matter, and then approve the end of the year town warrant to close out the books. ...

Bail hearing scheduled for Rumford official in child pornography case

PARIS — A Rumford man arrested in March on a child pornography charge is set to appear in court next month.  Jeremy Vashaw, 41, of Somerset Street in Rumford, is scheduled to appear in Oxford County Superior Court on July 8 in a hearing to amend bail conditions. Vashaw is...

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Summer concerts at Mexico park MEXICO — Summer concerts at the Mexico Recreation Park will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evenings through Sept. 1. Bring a picnic supper, bug spray, blanket, folding chair and a friend or two and join your friends, neighbors a...

Former Rumford selectman, Oxford County commissioner remembered

RUMFORD — Thursday morning was bittersweet on Penobscot Street at the Kennard family house for Carolyn Kennard and her daughter, Margery Kennard. The two women were reminiscing and preparing to go through several family photo albums. Specifically, they were looking for pictures of Fr...

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Strawberry festival June 28 DIXFIELD — The Dixfield Congregational Church will hold their annual strawberry festival from 7:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, June 28. Breakfast will be offered from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. The menu will be a choice between: Belgian waffl...

Decker not a facilitator

RUMFORD — A story published on Page B2 of Wednesday's River Valley edition should not have identified Rumford Elementary School Principal Chris Decker as a facilitator of Thursday night's Community Forum. The information was incorrectly submitted to the Sun Journal.

Rumford couple opening gardens to benefit fitness trail, Hope Association

RUMFORD — Drawing on their fundraising success last year for Black Mountain Ski Resort, lawyer Tom Carey and his wife, Sally, will hold another Garden Tour for the public next month. This time the event will benefit the new downtown fitness trail that selectmen voiced their

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Monthly poetry program June 26 RUMFORD — The monthly Poetry Program at the Rumford Public Library is set for Thursday, June 26, at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome to the group, which shares a variety of poetry, serious and humorous, romantic and sad. Local poets rea...

Rumford board reschedules its July meetings

RUMFORD — Selectmen have rescheduled their July meetings, but will have one more meeting this month. The end-of-the-fiscal-year meeting to close the books will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 30, in Rumford Falls Auditorium. Regular selectmen meetings are held on the first a...