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    August 26, 2014

    Just ducky

    These three unidentified ducks were seen enjoying themselves in front of the Mexico Boat Launch recently.

  • Published
    August 19, 2014

    Teaberry Arts Council’s Art Walk

    Members of the Teaberry Arts Council and area artists gathered on the Rumford Parks Walking Trail for Sunday’s Art Walk. Some 25 to 30 artists, magicians, performers, musicians and more entertained people during the five-hour event, the council’s first big event since its inception last fall.

  • Published
    August 19, 2014

    Child safety seat inspections in Dixfield

    While at the Dixfield Outdoor Market on Sunday with her three-year-old, Gabrielle Cannon of Dixfield saw the sign that read “Free Car Seat Check” and decided to participate. Dixfield Police Officers Anne Simmons-Edmunds and Eric Bernier, along with Jaclyn Witt, recently completed a three-day course to become certified as child safety passenger seat inspectors. They […]

  • Published
    August 19, 2014

    Culture of Compassion

    There were a lot of smiles on children Saturday, and sighs of relief for parents and others struggling financially. It was the third annual Culture of Compassion giveaway, put on by 50 volunteers with the Praise Assembly of God Church at the DARE Field across from Aubuchon Hardware. Pastor Justin Thacker noted that it takes […]

  • Published
    August 18, 2014

    Man found dead at Mexico standoff identified

    The Maine State Police identified the man who died Sunday evening following a standoff with several police departments in Mexico. The victim was identified as Steven R. Piiranen, 52, of Paris, according to Maine Department of Public Safety Spokesman Steve McCausland. McCausland added that the two officers who fired at Piirainen were Maine state trooper […]

  • Published
    August 11, 2014

    Friday night concerts a crowd pleaser in Andover

    It was a beautiful evening Friday with another good crowd as the series of free concerts continued at the Andover Town Common. Joe and Tara Robinson of Jarato Screenprinting, along with their four daughters, headlined the two-hour acoustic music performance. Pete Coolidge, who owns Pete’s Hardware with his wife, Wanda, began the every other Friday […]

  • Published
    August 11, 2014

    Bowling them over at age 90

    Ralph Hazelton, who turns 90 on Aug. 15, is seen bowling a spare recently. He calls himself a lousy bowler, but still averages around 81 per game. He said he wants to bowl until he’s 100. Oxford Lanes owner Jamie Volkernick noted that Ralph is a bowling legend there.

  • Published
    August 11, 2014

    Hit the Track for Black Mtn.

    The second annual Hit the Track for Black Mtn. took place from the Hosmer Field Complex on Aug 3. The 5K run/walk was held by the Friends of Black Mountain, a fundraiser for the Rumford ski area.

  • Published
    August 8, 2014

    Pavement grinding on Hancock Street in Rumford

    A Pike Industries crew grinds pavement on Hancock Street in Rumford on Aug. 6. The Maine Department of Transportation repaving contract was awarded to Pike Industries, beginning at the Rumford/Mexico Bridge and going all along Route 2 to the bottom of Falls Hill and then from the top of Falls Hill to a point between […]

  • Published
    August 5, 2014

    Blueberry pie eating contest

    A popular event at the Andover Olde Home Days is the blueberry pie eating contest. These four girls began the Aug. 2 event, with Hayley Smith eventually winning the messy event and earning a gift certificate.

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