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    February 8, 2019

    Rumford subdivision approval lapsed, attorney says

    RUMFORD — The 2008 approval of a large housing project near Black Mountain has lapsed and must go before the Planning Board again if someone buys the property, the town attorney has said. The 450-acre parcel off Isthmus Road is being marketed by John Bartash III, associate broker for the Hebert Realty Group in Mexico. Bartash […]

  • Published
    February 8, 2019

    Rumford facing cost overrun with downtown construction

    RUMFORD — The $5.8 million project to install new sewer and water lines on The Island business district is roughly three-quarters done and may be more than $1.3 million overbudget, interim Town Manager Scott Cole told selectmen Thursday night. “Right now, based on nothing more than the engineer’s rough thumbnail comment, probably the town’s question is: […]

  • Published
    February 7, 2019

    Mexico board approves animal control contract

    MEXICO — The Board of Selectmen has approved a three-year, $4,055 animal control contract with Marsha McKenna of McKennel’s Animal Adoption Agency, effective July 1. Town Manager Jack Gaudet said this is a drop from the present annual cost of $4,771. Board Chairman Richie Philbrick said he was pleased with the price reduction and noted McKenna […]

  • Published
    February 5, 2019

    Carbon monoxide dangers concern Rumford fire chief

    Rumford Fire Chief Chris Reed says his department has responded this winter to calls concerning carbon monoxide (CO), including one case where a resident needed treatment at the hospital.

  • Published
    February 3, 2019

    Carbon monoxide dangers concern Rumford fire chief

    Rumford Fire Chief Chris Reed holds a carbon monoxide detector, which he says people must have to protect themselves from a gas that is colorless, odorless and deadly. Carbon monoxide danger levels. RUMFORD — Maine State Police last Tuesday discovered a Lyman, New Hampshire, couple, along with several cats and dogs, dead due to carbon monoxide poisoning. […]

  • Published
    February 1, 2019

    Shoemakers Job Fair in Rumford on Feb. 9

    Rumford Economic Development Director George O’Keefe posts a flyer announcing the Shoemakers Job Fair on Feb. 9. (Rumford Falls Times photo by Bruce Farrin) RUMFORD — An established Maine shoe company is interested in locating here, according to George O’Keefe, the town’s economic development director. He said the company is considering Rumford because “we have a […]

  • Published
    February 1, 2019

    Shoemakers Job Fair in Rumford on Feb. 9

    An established Maine shoe company is interested in locating in Rumford, according to George O’Keefe, the town’s economic development director.

  • Published
    February 1, 2019

    Rumford police dog ready to find drugs; learning to find people and objects, too

    At only 15 months old, Niko, a black American Labrador retriever, is ready to sniff out drugs for the Rumford Police Department.

  • Published
    February 1, 2019

    FOR SALE: 300-unit housing project in Rumford

    An approved 300-unit housing project on 450 acres off the Isthmus Road is
    now available on the real estate market.

  • Published
    January 30, 2019

    300-unit housing project in Rumford for sale

    The approved, 450-acre housing project near Black Mountain of Maine in Rumford is in the area marked by the circle. (Submitted photo) George O’Keefe, left, Rumford economic development director, and John Bartash III, associate broker for Hebert Realty Group in Mexico, discuss the approved 300-unit housing project that’s for sale. (Rumford Falls Times photo by Bruce Farrin) […]

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