Emergency roof repair

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During the severe weather in Rumford late Wednesday afternoon, a microburst that traveled through here towards Skowhegan tore off about 30 percent of the roofing, measuring 80-x72 feet, on the River Valley Technology Center. On Thursday morning, crews were racing the clock to make repairs before more expected severe weather Thursday afternoon. On Thursday morning, […]

Forum focuses on growing desperation in Rumford

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With much uncertainty ahead of him, Brian Hutchinson, 28, is trying to turn his difficult life around and push away the desperation that’s been plaguing him for years. Boldly addressing 40 people at a community forum held last Thursday in Rumford Falls Auditorium, he said, “I’ve been sober for two weeks now. It’s 15 days […]