Stories about Rumford

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Stephens High Class of 1952 ROXBURY — The class of 1952 from Stephens High of Rumford will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 7, at the home of Angie and Reggie Arsenault at Roxbury Pond for their monthly luncheon. It will be potluck with folks bringing their fav...

'Mr. I the Science Guy' wows 60 children and parents at Rumford Public Library

Retired science teacher Ted "Bitsy" Ionta of Dixfield blasts flames of burning flour out of a metal canister with two lit candles inside simply by blowing into a tube during his "Mr. I the Science Guy" presentation on Wednesday afternoon for the Fizz, Boom, Read! Summer Reading Program at Rumford...

Mexico man going to court on drug trafficking charges

PARIS — A Mexico man is expected to appear in court next week to face multiple aggravated drug trafficking charges following a police investigation into the distribution of cocaine and oxycodone around Rumford.  Bryan Ernest Worthley Jr., 41, of Harlow Hill Road in Mexico pleade...

MVHS physics students launch rockets

Andrew Cote seems to wonder if the rocket will fly after lift off or just crash.

Rumford police log

RUMFORD — Unless otherwise noted, the following are to be arraigned at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 5 in 11th District Court. Charges * Jessica Pare, 37, of Rumford, domestic violence assault, violating conditions of release, 7:20 a.m. June 28 on Washington Street. She was released on $1,00...

Rumford, Mexico agree to share town manager for another year

RUMFORD — Selectmen in Mexico and Rumford on Monday approved a new, one-year contract to share Town Manager John Madigan. The decision followed an executive session at the Rumford board's meeting, Executive Secretary Terri Palmer said Tuesday at the Town Office. Palmer said selectmen... 8

Oxford County, Rumford police alert public to scam calls

RUMFORD — Rumford police and the Oxford County Sheriff’s Office are alerting western Maine residents about fraudulent phone calls claiming to be from Microsoft. Microsoft is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Wash., that develops, manufactures, lice...

Rumford motorcyclist charged with criminal speed in Farmington

FARMINGTON — A Rumford man was arrested on a charge of criminal speed early Tuesday morning after police clocked his motorcycle going 83 mph in a 35 mph zone. Thomas Gilbert, 44, was driving a 1983 Honda motorcycle on Lucy Knowles Road about 5:10 a.m. Tuesday, police Chief Jack Peck ... 3

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...

Fredric L. Kennard

RUMFORD — Funeral services for Fredric L. Kennard were held Saturday afternoon at the Virgin Memorial Chapel in Rumford, with the Rev. Carol Stevens officiating. Judy Kuhn was the organist. Musical selections included “Amazing Grace,” “Hymn of Promise” and “Lor...