Stories about Rumford

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Program to be on advance directives

RUMFORD — "Advance Directives: Let Your Loved Ones Know What You Want If You Can’t Tell Them" is the topic of a presentation set for Thursday, April 17, at Rumford Hospital. Registered nurse Lisa Caillier will discuss advance directives and explain their importance in directing...

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Rumford police shoot, injure woman with knife

RUMFORD — A reportedly suicidal woman was shot twice by a Rumford police officer on Maine Avenue on Tuesday, police said. The woman called a crisis hotline in the afternoon, and police were sent to 77 Maine Ave. to look into it, Rumford police Chief Stacy Carter said. When police arr... 1

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RAQ rescheduled to March 20 RUMFORD — The canceled March 13 Rumford Area Quilters meeting has been rescheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at Rumford United Methodist Church, Linnell Street. Dirigo Elementary pre-K sign-up PERU &mdas...

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Black Mountain Ski Resort expands second-floor seating area

RUMFORD — Black Mountain of Rumford is putting the finishing touches on its second-floor expansion after receiving a grant from the Allagash Brewing Company Funding Committee, marketing director Paige Carter said. Carter said Roger Arsenault, president of the Black Mountain Board of ...

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Rumford-area woman accused of lying to police goes to trial

PARIS — The trial of a Rumford-area woman accused of making a false statement to police when she filed a formal complaint against a Dixfield police officer is expected to get underway on Tuesday morning. Nikki Libby, 35, faces one count of unsworn falsification, a Class D offense, in...

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Mountain Valley honor roll

RUMFORD — A Mountain Valley High School honor roll published on Page B4 of the Feb. 14 River Valley edition should have included Jacob Beauchesne, a freshman who achieved honors. Incorrect information was submitted to the Sun Journal.

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American Legion turning 95

Members of the American Legion recently visited the Governor’s office in Augusta to witness the signing of the Proclamation for “American Legion Day.”  This proclamation was created in honor of the American Legion’s anniversary, which takes place Saturday, March 15, w...

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Well done - Students honored for achievements

BALTIMORE, Md. — Emily M. Pakulski, formerly of Mechanic Falls, has received her Bachelor of Arts from Goucher College in May of 2013 majoring in communications with a concentration in studio art, with a final GPA of 3.45. Emily is a 2009 graduate of...

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John Jenkins: Motivational speaker to address MVHS students, parents

RUMFORD — Mountain Valley High School will host renowned motivational speaker John Jenkins from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in Muskie Auditorium. After the presentation, Jenkins will lead an optional question-and-answer session for those students, teachers and community members who wi...

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Red Hat Mommas to meet March 24 MEXICO — The Red Hat Mommas of Western Maine will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, at the United Methodist Church. Spaghetti and meatballs will be served. Cost is $10, to be paid by Monday, March 17, to Isabel. ...