Stories about Rumford


Rumford Eagles auxiliary to host ninth All Male Pageant

RUMFORD — The Rumford Eagles Auxiliary will be hosting its ninth annual All Male Beauty Pageant at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 12, with local men raising money for charities by dressing in women's casual and evening wear and displaying their talents, said Marcia Surette, chairman of the pageant....


Rumford board OKs Lumberjack Festival requests

RUMFORD — Selectmen paved the way Thursday night for Envision Rumford to hold its second annual Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Festival on May 10. By 5-0 tallies, they approved taking $500 from the economic development fund and giving it to the local economic development group to fund radio ...


Rumford board updated on tax-acquired properties

RUMFORD — Selectmen were briefed Thursday night on 24 tax-acquired properties and the legal ramifications of ownership. Town Manager John Madigan said the latest properties on the list are the Barnboard Tavern at 12 Oxford Ave., 447 Swain Road, 15 and 16 Front St., 226 Knox St., 103 ...


Well Done - Students named to dean's lists

GOSHEN, Ind. — Abigail Dunn, a sophomore elementary education major from Auburn, was recently recognized for academic excellence on the fall semester dean's list at Goshen College. --- SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Kaelyn Lecander...


Franklin Savings Bank consolidating Mexico branch into Rumford branch, keeping all 16 employees

RUMFORD —  Early Friday afternoon, Diane Perry reviewed plans in her office for an upcoming expansion of Franklin Savings Bank's Rumford branch. Perry is a vice president for the bank and branch manager in Rumford and Mexico. The bank will consolidate its Mexico branch an...


Well Done - Students honored for academic achievement

SELINSGROVE, Pa. —Natasha Johnson of Poland has been selected to serve as Panhellenic delegate of Alpha Delta Pi sorority at Susquehanna University. Susquehanna is home to five national sororities for women that comprise the Panhellenic Council: Alpha Delta Pi (Gamma...


Trail system upgrade is complete

RUMFORD — Black Mountain Ski Resort has completed the upgrading of the John Roderick Trail System. The project was funded by a $44,000 grant from the Recreational Trails Program of the Maine Division of Parks and Public Lands using funds provided by the Federal Transportation Departm...



Class of 1952 from Stephens High DIXFIELD — The Class of 1952 from Stephens High of Rumford will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 7, at The Front Porch for their monthly luncheon. All class members and guests welcome. St. Timothy Daughters meet April 8...


Rumford board to advocate against Black Mountain/Rumford turnpike sign removal

RUMFORD —  Selectmen agreed Thursday night to draft letters to Gov. Paul LePage advocating that he prevent the Maine Turnpike Authority from removing the sign touting Black Mountain Ski Area in Rumford. The decision came after Jennifer Kreckel of Envision Rumford, a local econom...


Rumford board OKs $7.75 million municipal budget

RUMFORD — Selectmen are recommending that voters approve a $7.75 million municipal budget, Debbie Laurinaitis, finance director, said Wednesday morning. That is $857,250 more than last year's budget of $6.90 million, which took voters five meetings from June to November before final ... 2