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  • 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 25, 2019

    Mexico Public Library to offer delivery service

    Mexico Library Director Marilla Couch is starting a delivery service for patrons. (Rumford Falls Times photo by Bruce Farrin) MEXICO — Looking for more ways to serve their patrons, the Mexico Public Library is introducing a Friday delivery service. Marilla Couch, who became the library’s director in August, said, “This came about because we have a […]

  • 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 23, 2019

    Painting donated for Rumford police fundraiser

    Rumford Police Sgt. Tracey Higley, left, poses with local artist Brent Batchelder of Club Neopolsi Creations with a painting to be raffled at the Maine Association of Police awards banquet in Portland on Jan. 26. (Submitted photo) RUMFORD — In cooperation with the Rumford Police Department, local artist Brent Batchelder of Club Neopolsi Creations has created […]

  • 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 14, 2019

    Beloved photographer gets 'hug' from community

    RUMFORD — Less than a day before Greg Viger died, more than 100 community members gathered Sunday afternoon outside the window of his room at Rumford Hospital to show him their love. Viger, 56, who photographed community events most of his life, died Monday, some two weeks after learning he had stage four liver cancer. Dorie […]

  • Published
    January 11, 2019

    Mexico looking to convert streetlights to energy-efficient LEDs

    MEXICO — New streetlights could line roads in the coming months, replacing existing lamps with energy-efficient LED fixtures. However, unlike other towns in Maine doing so, the Mexico Board of Selectmen is looking to go through Central Maine Power for the conversion project to avoid maintenance responsibilities and costs. Town Manager Jack Gaudet said Thursday […]

  • 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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