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.

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 […]

Senior watch program to start in Mexico


MEXICO — The buzz is starting in the community around an effort to check on the well-being of their housebound residents. Called Project Senior Watch, this is a collaborative effort between the Mexico Police Department and the Mexico Police Explorers. Pamphlets for the program are available at the town office, police department and different groups […]

WinterFest Weekend at BMOM


The cold weather and wind let up on March 1 as scores of families ventured to Black Mountain for WinterFest Weekend. Among the activities, besides skiing and snowboarding, were a snow fort to play and slide on, a scenic lift ride, sleigh rides and the Never Ever World Cup Race, with fireworks in the evening.

Emergency Food Distribution

Seniors throughout the River Valley stood in freezing temperatures February 24 to receive their 25 pound share of a 7,000 pound food distribution by Good Shepherd Food Mobile and River Valley Healthy Communities Coalition.

Family Fun Day


This was some of the action during the Rumford Parks Department annual Family Fun Day on Feb. 16 at the Hosmer Field skating area. The event including free food and a bonfire. People can skate here anytime, but supervised hours, along with music, free skating rental and hot chocolate, are 2:30-8 Wednesday and Thursday, 2:30-9 […]

Scout Pack 580 Pinewood Derby


Scout Pack 580 took part in the annual Pinewood Derby on Feb. 9, 2014 at the American Legion in Rumford. The top five finishers, from first to fifth, were Sam Demascio, Dalton Rouille, Tyler Hiscock, Connor Halacy and Alex Hiscock, with Best of Show going to Logan Cote. The district Pinewood Derby will take place […]