Stories about Rumford


RSU 10 signs letter of intent for natural gas

DIXFIELD — The RSU 10 board on Monday unanimously agreed to sign a letter of intent for two Rumford schools to hook into the Maine Natural Gas line. Building and Grounds Director Kenny Robbins said the agreement is nonbinding, but lets the company know of potential users. The schools...


Pothole season underway in Lewiston-Auburn, but not farther north

RUMFORD — Many westbound drivers negotiating Route 2 at the intersection with Lincoln Avenue on Tuesday couldn't avoid a cluster of potholes. But between gaps in traffic, drivers swung into the opposite lane to avoid the mess, trying to save nasty yanks on their shock absorbers and s...


Holy Savior School seeks donations for annual auction

RUMFORD — Holy Savior School is gearing up for their upcoming Annual Auction. Committee members have been working diligently and have gathered many wonderful items that will be available for auction. Members want to express their gratitude to all the local, as well as out-of-town bus...



Stephens High School Class of 1951 MEXICO — The Stephens High School Class of 1951 will hold their luncheon at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at the Covered Wagon Restaurant. All classmates are welcome. For more information, call 364-8883. S...


Students participate in Aspirations education program

RUMFORD — Not all students at Mountain Valley High School follow the same path to graduation. Some learn vocational skills and earn certificates through Region 9 School of Applied Technology. Some earn credit through the Alternative Education Program. Others challenge themselves with Advanc...


Mountain Valley High School Top 10 students announced

Mountain Valley High School Principal Matt Gilbert announced the top 10 students from the Class of 2014 at a recent school-wide assembly. They include, seated, Anthony Armand Boucher, Mariah Jolene Witas, Rachel Joan Averill, Elizabeth Ellen Adley and Andrew Thurstan Boucher; standing, Shannon Ni...


DAR Good Citizen selected at Mountain Valley High School

RUMFORD — Mountain Valley High School has announced that Katherine Collette was selected as the DAR Good Citizen for the Class of 2014. Katie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Collette of Rumford. The DAR candidate is selected by the principal and is a very coveted award. The se...


Rumford board OKs replacing one-ton dump truck

RUMFORD — Selectmen unanimously voted Thursday night to replace the Parks and Recreation Department's one-ton dump truck. They also allocated funds from cable franchise fees and economic development to help three organizations. At the board's Feb. 20 meeting, Dan Richard, chai...


Rumford board approves budget recommendations for police, fire

RUMFORD —  In a 60-minute public hearing and vote Thursday night, selectmen approved 2014-15 budget recommendations for police and fire departments. "It went pretty smooth, actually," Town Manager John Madigan said. He said the board voted 4-0 to approve the Fire Departme... 1


Daughters of Isabella to meet March 11

RUMFORD — St. Timothy Circle 504, Daughters of Isabella, will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at the Parish of the Holy Savior Hall. Committee members are chairpersons Sue Adley and Michele Cushman. Also on the committee are Jackie Parent, Eva Viens, Bertha Veilleux, Theresa Hodgki...