Stories about Rumford

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Rumford police log

RUMFORD — The Rumford Police Department responded to the following incidents over the last three weeks: Arrests * Shawn Russell, 35, of Peru was arrested at 3:07 a.m. April 11 for operating a defective motor vehicle on Rumford Avenue. Russell was released on $400 unsecured bai...

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Church briefs

Easter at Lovell Church of Christ LOVELL — Easter activities at the Lovell United Church of Christ have been announced. A free program for children up to grade five, Egg-Citement, will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 12. There will be crafts, ...

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St. Dom's, others to present Live Stations of the Cross

AUBURN — The eighth-grade class at St. Dominic Academy has been rehearsing for several weeks for the presentation of the Live Stations of the Cross. During Holy Week, a school tradition of “acting out” the Stations of the Cross was started by Ms. Pat Milton many years ago...

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Anita J. Richardson

SOUTH PARIS — Anita June Richardson, 90, passed away on Thursday, April 10, at the Maine Veterans' Home in South Paris, where she had resided for three weeks. She was a lifelong resident of Rumford and Rumford Center, except for her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

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Rumford Historical Society to meet April 16

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Briefly

Softball league meeting Friday RUMFORD — River Valley softball league will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the Greater Rumford Community Center. A coach or representative from each team is asked to be present. Relay team plans bake...

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New England School of Communications honors list

BANGOR — The New England School of Communications has announced the honors list for fall 2013. NESCom offers Bachelor of Science degrees in communications technology, entertainment production and in media studies. Honors list Hanson Gorham of R...

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Rumford Public Library launches poetry program

RUMFORD — Andra Beauchesne, president of Friends of the Rumford Library, announced the launch of the new community-wide Rumford Library Poetry Program from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24. "We're happy to be starting the program during National Poetry Month," Beauchesne said.

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Correction: Rumford building lease pending approval

RUMFORD — A story published on Page B2 of the Region edition Monday about the Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles moving into the former Amato's building should have added that the lease signed with Gateway Plaza LLC is pending state approval, David Duguay of Gateway Plaza LLC said.

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Beacon House Craft Fair on April 26

RUMFORD — Beacon House will host the Beacon House Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Eagles Club on Oxford Avenue. There will be crafts, food, karaoke, a children's corner, a Chinese auction and a 50/50. A lunch of chili, with option of hot dogs and Italian s...