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Slippery Sliders RUMFORD — The Roxbury Slippery Sliders Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, at the home of Sylvia Touchette in Roxbury. Anyone interested in snowmobiling is welcome. Financial aid RUMFORD — Mountain Va...

Oxford County arrest log

PARIS — The following arrests were logged at the Oxford County Jail: * Cherity L. Carleton, 33, of Paris, Nov. 30, domestic violence assault, $500 unsecured bond, Paris Police Department. * Adam J. Gallant, 25, of Mexico, Nov. 30, violation of bail condition and two counts of ...

Dixfield preschoolers helping animal shelter

DIXFIELD — Ludden Memorial Library's preschool story time is looking for donations for dogs and cats this holiday season. Catherine Leonard, who runs the program, said it's focusing on sharing as a theme. "Normally, we just have a Christmas party," she said. "This year we want... 1

Friends of Library to raise funds, promote RPL

RUMFORD — Twelve Friends of the Rumford Public Library met on Nov. 17 at a regularly scheduled follow-up meeting to discuss fundraising and ideas to increase visibility and awareness of the value of the library to our community. Librarian Luke Sorensen expressed appreciation to the F...

Exchange students like combining studies, sports

RUMFORD — Adele Barreau and Bathilde Beteille were surprised when they arrived at Mountain Valley High School from their native France how much the students like their school. They also like the sense of school spirit here, they said. “In France, everyone hates school,” s...

Rumford Finance Committee OKs using $175K for Swain Road repairs

RUMFORD — Finance Committee members Thursday approved taking $175,000 from undesignated funds to repair damage to Swain Road from Tropical Storm Irene. That recommendation includes buying and installing a twin box culvert in the Bean Brook washout of the road. Temporarily, a bridge o...

Couple propose new hotel in Rumford

RUMFORD — If all goes as planned, groundbreaking will take place next spring for a $3.5-$4 million, three-story, 50-bed flagged hotel with a pool, to be built across from the boat landing near McDonald's on Route 2. Herbert Goudreau, 48, and his wife, Heidi, owners of Goudreau's Reti...

Program gives college experience to high school student

RUMFORD — What does a student do when she has taken all the courses the school has to offer and wants to learn more? Such is the case for Mountain Valley High School senior Katie Billings. She already had taken five years of high school science and wanted more. “Unfortunately...

Evelyne M. Langlais

LEWISBURG, Pa. — Evelyne M. Langlais, 82, of Lewisburg, passed away, Tuesday, Nov. 29, at her home. She was born Feb. 18, 1929, in St Basile, Quebec, Canada, a daughter of the late Armand and Lena (Godin) Chastenay. In 1951, she married Louis P. Langlais, who preceded her in death in...

Rudy R. Sirois

LEWISTON — Rudy R. Sirois, 61, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Central Maine Medical Center with his family by his side. He was a resident of Plymouth Avenue in Rumford. He was born in Van Buren, March 14, 1950, a son of Fernand and Theresa (Gagnon) Sirois. He attended Van Buren school...