1. Sunrise Service on Sunday MEXICO — On Easter morning, Sunday, the Rumford United Methodist Church will host a Sunrise Service at 6 a.m. in the parking lot of the Mountain Valley Middle School. Jim Robertson will lead the service with scriptures, music and a skit entitled “The Lord Prayer’s Skit.” There will be no […]

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 […]

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 […]