Ice out contest extended

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ROXBURY — Update time in the in the eighth annual Rumford Falls Times’ Ice Out Contest and the ice on Roxbury Pond has not diminished since March 1. As a matter of matter, Dennis Daniel of Ellis Pond Variety indicated, “I think it’s thicker. Someone went out there Saturday and said he drilled down 40 […]

Camp Sunshine benefit concert

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RUMFORD — A Peru resident, with the help of the Rumford Performing Arts Committee, will be hosting a benefit concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Rumford Falls Auditorium to support Camp Sunshine in Casco. Andy St. Pierre said that he came up with the idea after participating in different events with NAPA […]

MVMS Alums Serve

MVHS Alums Serve

This is the 34th in a series about graduates from Mountain Valley High School who are serving our country in the military. Two big brothers in the Marines, “playing army” as a child and a desire to honorably serve his country led Terry Stewart to nearly 20 years of service in the U. S. Army. […]

An evening of “Mind Games”

An evening of "Mind Games"

RUMFORD — Kent Axell and Eli Bosnick have teamed up and are coming to 49 Franklin’s Mystic Theater on Friday, March 28 to present an entertaining evening that you will not soon forget. They are among the top performers of New York City’s “A Taste of Magic” troupe, which schedules performances at world renowned restaurants […]

MVHS Alums Serve

This is the 35th in a series about graduates from Mountain Valley High School who are serving our country in the military. Richard Stewart served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 22 years and is the second Stewart brother to be featured in this column. Unlike younger brother, LTC Terry Stewart, he graduated from Mexico […]

Voices of the Valley raises $1,541

Voices of the Valley raises $1,541

RUMFORD — The popular singing competition, Voice of the Valley, took place on March 8 in the Muskie Auditorium at Mountain Valley High School. After expenses, the event raised $1,541, which will be donated to benefit the American Cancer Society. Among the competitors, the Youth Category (ages 5-11) wowed the audience with three strong singers […]

MVHS Alums Serve

MVHS Alums Serve

This is the 33rd in a series about graduates from Mountain Valley High School who are serving our country in the military. Growing up in small towns like Mexico and Livermore Falls, Melissa (Souther) Theriault dreamed of seeing the world. After her graduation from Mountain Valley High School in 1991, she worked for a year. […]

Students present report to RSU 10 board

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At the start of the RSU 10 Board of Directors meeting on March 10, children (seen in video) from Dirigo Elementary School (Trent Holman, grade 3, Alexa Perreault, grade 5, and Alivia Perreault, grade 4) and Meroby Elementary School (third graders Damien Radcliff, Olivia Ross and Delaney Bouchard) presented reports on the recently completed Read […]

MVHS Alums Serve

MVHS Alums Serve

This is the 32nd in a series about graduates from Mountain Valley High School who are serving our country in the military. Barely into her teens, Briah Carey believed she would go to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. After graduating from Mountain Valley High School in 1996, that’s exactly what she did. She […]

Dixfield teen vocalist to compete nationally

Dixfield teen vocalist to compete nationally in Tennessee

DIXFIELD — Wearing jeans with holes in them and a Rolling Stones T-shirt, vocalist Melanie Jordan stood beside her karaoke machine in her living room Wednesday night, waiting for music to begin. Her mother, Mandy Bither Jordan, stood nearby in their one-story ranch house on Canton Point Road. Their two dogs were shut away in […]