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  • 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 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 29, 2019

    Historic newspapers found in Norway attic returned to Rumford

    Bound Rumford Falls Times newspapers, some from the late 1800’s, have been donated to the Greater Rumford Area Historical Society, after untold decades in the attic of a western Maine newspaper.

  • Published
    January 29, 2019

    RSU 10 grade proposal ‘disruptive,’ parent says

    More than two dozen residents attended the Regional School Unit 10 board meeting Monday night to express concerns about moving elementary students at two schools.

  • Published
    January 24, 2019

    Mexico Public Library to offer delivery service

    Looking for more ways to serve their patrons, the Mexico Public Library is
    introducing a Friday delivery service.

  • Published
    January 22, 2019

    Painting for police donated

    Local artist Brent Batchelder of Club Neopolsi Creations has created 11×30-inch painting to be raffled off at the Maine Association of Police (MAP) awards banquet in Portland on Jan. 26.

  • Published
    January 16, 2019

    Community gives final hug to Greg Viger

    Less than a day before the passing of Greg Viger, more than a hundred community members gathered outside his room at Rumford Hospital Sunday afternoon to honor and give one final hug to the Rumford man, who was a staple of the community.

  • Published
    January 11, 2019

    Roxbury wind turbine project draws opposition

    A proposal to build four wind turbines nearly 500 feet tall on North Twin Mountain in Roxbury drew opposition from conservationists and others at a public hearing on Jan. 7 at the Town Office.

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