Easter Egg Hunt


Mexico Fire Lt. Jamee Theriault hands out colored Easter pails in exchange for plastic eggs turned in by more than 100 young children during Saturday’s Easter Egg Hunt behind the Mexico Fire Station, sponsored by the Mexico Firemen’s Relief Association and the River Valley Chamber of Commerce.


1. Prom dresses available BETHEL — Affordable prom dresses donated by Cinderella’s Closet will be available at the Bethel District Exchange on Monday from 1-4 p.m., Thursday from 4-6 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through the prom season. Groups, including Mountain Valley and Dirigo students, call ahead to Maryvonne Wheeler at […]

Lumberjack Festival taking shape

Lumberjack Festival taking shape

RUMFORD — With this long winter, it’s hard to believe the second annual Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Festival is just a little over a month away. Members of the EnvisionRumford! committee are hard at work as they are already putting the finishing touches on an event that was a resounding success in downtown in its debut […]

Ice out contest extended


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


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 […]

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 […]


DEADLINE: For all calendar items is Monday at 10 a.m. for the following Wednesday edition. Wednesdays Mexico: GRAMPS Free Community Lunch — Every Wednesday there is a free lunch served at the Mexico Town Hall. The doors open at 10:30 a.m. for those who wish to come, visit and have a hot or cold drink. […]

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 […]