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MMA: Rumford native Nate White likes where he is at — for the moment  Lewiston Sun Journal

Joining the Maine National Guard fulfilled Nathan White's sense of duty to his country, but he also needed to find a sport to satisfy his desire for competition.



Mountain Valley High School Class of 2019 going to New Hampshire for Project Graduation  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — The Regional School Unit 10 board of directors Monday approved a Project Graduation trip for the Class of 2019 at Mountain Valley High School.



'World's oldest Patriots fan' to lead Super Bowl parade in Rumford  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

RUMFORD — The town's New England Patriots Super Bowl parade Friday will be led by the “world's oldest Patriots fan,” according to local organizer Roger ...



The school bathroom decision: Open door policy or no?  WGME

LEWISTON — A couple of weeks ago, Nathan Lyons was in the hall at Lewiston High School when he saw a female teacher stop by the boys' bathroom and talk ...



MVHS lists first semester honor roll  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Mountain Valley High School has released its list of honor roll students for the first semester. High Honor Roll. Grade 12: Tony Bryant, Cameron ...



Public hearing Monday on proposed Rumford budget  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — A public hearing on the proposed 2019-20 municipal budget will be held Monday at 7 p.m. at Mountain Valley High School. Residents will vote on ...



MVHS senior Mackenzie Arsenault receives Principal's Award  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Mountain Valley High School senior Mackenzie Arsenault has been selected to receive the 2019 Principal's Award. Mountain Valley High School ...



Maine schools grapple with opening bathroom doors to deter trouble-makers  Times Record

Students want privacy. Schools want to keep kids from doing things they shouldn't behind closed doors. By jswinconeck@timesrecord.com | on May 28, 2019.



RSU 10 board of directors cuts number of librarians in district  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — The Regional School Unit 10 board of directors has reduced the number of librarians in the district from five to three. The board voted Monday to ...



A new American Legion baseball season brings shifts in teams, schedules  Lewiston Sun Journal

The 2019 American legion baseball season brings about yet another set of changes to schedules, divisions and teams. Rogers Post, Auburn's legion team, has ...



H.S. baseball: Trevor Flanagan, Monmouth stymie Mountain Valley  Lewiston Sun Journal

MONMOUTH — The baseball doesn't have a trail of smoke when it leaves Trevor Flanagan's right hand. But his ability to command the strike zone with his ...



RSU 10 special education population above statewide percentage  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Special education students represent almost 26% of the student population of Regional School Unit 10, compared to 18.23% statewide, ...



Exchange student from Mexico enjoys simple Maine living  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — The highlights for an exchange student from Mexico have been the simple things, such as picking apples and walking in forests, where he ...



Mountain Valley's Winter Carnival Week is about fun  Lewiston Sun Journal

Mountain Valley High School freshmen Levi Glover, left, and Max Merrill climb the hill near the Rumford school after sliding down it more than a dozen times ...



RSU 10 board votes to join regional service center  Lewiston Sun Journal

SUMNER — The Regional School Unit 10 board of directors approved an agreement Monday to join eight other districts in forming the Western Maine Regional ...



Resource officer approved for Rumford area schools for 2019-20  Lewiston Sun Journal

BUCKFIELD — A request for a full-time resource officer next year in Regional School Unit 10 was scaled back to 29 hours a week during the board of directors ...



Rumford high school inducts students in career and job training program  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Nineteen Mountain Valley High School students have been inducted into the Jobs for Maine Graduates program. The ceremony was held ...



Librarian defends her position at Mountain Valley High School  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Mary Gamble, the library media specialist at Mountain Valley High School, told the Regional School Unit 10 board of directors Monday that she ...



Mountain Valley High School lists first semester honor roll  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Mountain Valley High School has announced the honor roll for the first semester of the 2017-2018 school year. High Honor Roll. Grade 12: Hailey ...



H.S. Wrestling: Franklin Savings Bank tournament in photos  Lewiston Sun Journal

Dirigo's Logan Morris pins York/Traip's Parker Blair at 106 pounds during the Franklin Savings Bank Classic wrestling tournament at Mountain Valley High ...



Mountain Valley top students share passions, advice  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Mountain Valley High School's top two academic students in the Class of 2018 said they are proud of their school and proud to be Falcons.



Andy Bedard hears Maine Sports Hall of Fame's call and reflects on legendary career  Lewiston Sun Journal

When Colby basketball and Maine coaching legend Dick Whitmore called Andy Bedard several months ago to inform him he was being inducted into the Maine ...



Mountain Valley High School senior earns 2018 Principal's Award  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Brooke Carver of Rumford, a senior at Mountain Valley High School and daughter of Christopher and Deborah Carver, has been selected to ...



H.S. football: Rodrigue's leg helps Oak Hill down Mountain Valley  Lewiston Sun Journal

Liam Rodrigue of Oak Hill High School hauls in a 35-yard touchdown pass over Keegan Davis of Mountain Valley High School during the second quarter in ...



Manhunt over: N.H. murder suspect found dead in Rumford  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Nearly 12 hours after state and local police swarmed Mountain Valley High School on Friday in a hunt for a man suspected of killing his wife in ...



H.S. football: Lisbon dominates fourth to rally past Mountain Valley  Lewiston Sun Journal

Jasper Turner of Mountain Valley High School leans over the goal line for a second half touchdown against Lisbon High School in Lisbon on Saturday. Turner's ...



Mountain Valley High School honor roll  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Mountain Valley High School has announced the student honor roll for the 2016-2017 school year. High Honors. Grade 12: Chelsea Allison, ...



Absenteeism dropping at RSU 10 high schools  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Chronic absenteeism has dropped at Regional School Unit 10's high schools in Rumford and Buckfield in the past year, Superintendent Deb ...



Several new hires at Rumford school  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Regional School Unit 10 directors Monday hired staff member Tom Danylik as assistant principal and athletic director for Mountain Valley High ...



Mexico, Rumford students share lessons learned from D.A.R.E.  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Winning essayists in this year's Drug Abuse Resistance Education program cited valuable lessons learned in resisting use of illegal drugs, ...



The Hot Corner: Andy Bedard, T.J. Caouette and a bygone era of Maine hoops  Lewiston Sun Journal

Reading the many tributes to Andy Bedard upon his induction to the Maine Sports Hall of Fame, including longtime tag team partner Randy Whitehouse's ...



Rumford plans Patriots Super Bowl parade for May 31  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — As it did in 2017, the community is planning its own New England Patriots Super Bowl parade. The parade, scheduled for Friday, May 31. is ...



Christmas in the Valley schedule of events  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — The River Valley's Christmas in the Valley will kick off the holiday festivities with a craft fair on Dec. 1 followed by the Christmas in the Valley ...



RSU 10 sets forum on moving students to ease overcrowding  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Regional School Unit 10 will hold a public forum at 6:30 p.m. Thursday on a proposal to house pre-kindergarten through second grades at ...



Program helps students see success in their futures  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Robert Machado says the Jobs for Maine's Graduates program has helped him set academic goals and make improvements to his English class ...



Retirees of RSU 10 recognized  Lewiston Sun Journal

MEXICO — Twenty-three retirees were recognized at the Regional School Unit 10 retirement and recognition dinner Monday night at Region 9 School of ...



RSU 10 grade proposal 'disruptive,' parent says  Lewiston Sun Journal

MEXICO — More than two dozen residents attended the Regional. School Unit 10 board meeting Monday night to express concerns about moving elementary ...



MVHS top two say competition motivated their success  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Mountain Valley High School valedictorian Abby LaBrash and salutatorian Alecia Bolduc said the competition for the top two spots for the Class of ...



Wolverines can't stop high-flying Falcons  Wiscasset Newspaper

Some games, no matter how hard you try, the basketball just won't drop in the hoop. So it was for Wiscasset Middle High School Monday night when the ...



Husson wrestler overcomes news of uncle's shooting death to win national championship  WGME

(BDN) -- Danny Buteau arrived in Allen, Texas, last week with the single-minded determination to win a national wrestling championship. The Husson University ...



RSU 10 board approves $50K for two school officers  Lewiston Sun Journal

BUCKFIELD — The Regional School Unit 10 board of directors Monday budgeted $50,000 for one school resource officer for Rumford area schools and one for ...



Retiring Cayer passing Mountain Valley torch to Danylik  Lewiston Sun Journal

Tom Danylik, left, addresses Regional School Unit 10 directors recently in Rumford. They hired him as assistant principal and athletic director for Mountain ...



RSU 10 non-district football players can join at cost  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — The Regional School Unit 10 board of directors agreed that middle school students from outside the district will be allowed to play on the football ...



RSU 10 board approves proposed $27.9 million budget for 2019-20  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — The Regional School Unit 10 board of directors Tuesday night approved a proposed $27.9 million budget for 2019-20. If approved by voters, the ...



Matt Gaudet, Doug Lisherness among 2019 Maine Basketball Hall of Fame inductees  Lewiston Sun Journal

Former Mt. Abram girls' basketball coach Doug Lisherness will be inducted into the 2019 Maine Basketball Hall of Fame in August. (Kennebec Journal file photo).



RSU 10 board approves bus purchase  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — The Regional School Unit 10 board of directors Monday approved the purchase of a 2016 school bus. Superintendent Deb Alden said the district ...



Small Maine town feels loss of high achieving high school seniors to the big city  Bangor Daily News

Across Maine, thousands of high school seniors are graduating and preparing for the next chapter in their lives. But for many, particularly students in rural Maine, ...



All-Region wrestling: Darin Buono had skin in the game  Lewiston Sun Journal

It was like Mountain Valley senior Darin Buono was reliving a nightmare. Buono's junior wrestling season came to an abrupt end last year at the state ...



'Holidays' theme of Mountain Valley homecoming  Lewiston Sun Journal

The senior float in the Mountain Valley High School homecoming parade Friday was decorated for Christmas. The theme of the parade was “Holidays.



Residents urge caution on Middle Dam rebuild  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Several people cautioned the Land Use Planning Commission on Tuesday evening to carefully consider plans to rebuild Middle Dam on Lower ...



Class B Alpine state championships: Cape's Lathrop brothers, Spruce Mountain's Pomeroy come out on top  Lewiston Sun Journal

Julia Pomeroy of Spruce Mountain High School competes during her first run of the Maine Class B giant slalom championship at Black Mountain in Rumford on ...



Similar fate for Maine mill town and its football heroes: A dynasty fades  Press Herald

RUMFORD — There are still 90 minutes before kickoff, but Roger Viger already is settled into his seat on the top row of bleachers at the Hosmer Field Athletic ...



Chronic absenteeism a problem at RSU 10 schools  Lewiston Sun Journal

MEXICO — Regional School Unit 10 Superintendent Deborah Alden told directors Monday night that chronic absenteeism is rampant in the district.



After-school program provides fun for kids, improves math and reading scores  Lewiston Sun Journal

Emmett Richardson, a student a Dirigo Elementary School, rides a bike on a trainer provided by the 5-2-1-0 Let's Go program at Mountain Valley Middle School ...



Simmons wins his 100th career match, helps Foxcroft to a fifth-place finish at Rumford tourney  observer-me.com

DOVER-FOXCROFT — The Foxcroft Academy wrestling team hosted its home opener Thursday, Dec. 13. Three teams from the Penobscot Valley Conference ...



Superintendent's contract extended by RSU 10 board  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Regional School Unit 10 directors voted Monday to extend Superintendent Deborah Alden's contract for three years. Alden's began her duties in ...



Ellsworth’s Lord highlights week in wrestling with 100th win at Foxcroft  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth High School senior Logan Lord earned a place in wrestling team lore last Thursday when he earned his 100th career win at Foxcroft.



Youth wrestling comes to Lewiston-Auburn  Lewiston Sun Journal

LEWISTON — Ben Madigan got right to the point. “This is not WWE,” he said during Parent Night at the start of the season. “WWE is about hurting each other,” ...



Rumford police log  Lewiston Sun Journal

... • Sept. 12, 7:16 a.m.: James O'Brien, 68, of Salem Township was arrested on Hancock Street and charged with trespassing at Mountain Valley High School ...



H.S. baseball: Godbois blasts Mountain Valley past Winthrop  Lewiston Sun Journal

Mountain Valley starting pitcher Ethan Laubauskas delivers a pitch against Winthrop High School during the third inning in Rumford on Friday. RUMFORD ...



Community plans celebration of life for teen killed in crash  WGME

RUMFORD (WGME) -- A celebration of life is planned this weekend for a teen killed in a crash in Weld.Police say Griffyn Smith, a former student of Dirigo High ...



RSU 10 to move offices to MVHS  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — The Regional School Unit 10 school board voted Monday to relocate the district's central offices to Mountain Valley High School in Rumford.



Rumford exchange students say Mainers 'kind'  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — The Maine woods and the beauty of the landscapes impressed all four exchange students at Mountain Valley High School this year.



Rumford Public Library's display of banned books will stay  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — A display of banned books, the source of much Facebook debate in recent days, will remain at the Rumford Public Library, according the the ...



Field hockey: Dirigo denies rival Mountain Valley again  Lewiston Sun Journal

Mountain Valley High School's Alyvia Lee and Leigha Carrier face off against Dirigo's Sophia Jacques in a field hockey game in Rumford on Monday evening.



Substitute teacher/ assistant coach among four charged in Rumford drug bust  WGME

RUMFORD (WGME) -- Rumford Police arrested three men for smuggling heroin and cocaine from the Boston area, including a local substitute teacher who also ...



Dirigo football among schools dropping to 'Class E'  Lewiston Sun Journal

Dirigo High School quarterback Luke Lueders gets a pass off while being pressured by Ian Brennick of Mountain Valley High School.



Foxcroft wrestling finishes fourth at Franklin Savings Bank Invitational  observer-me.com

RUMFORD — The Foxcroft Academy wrestling team traveled on Dec. 16 to compete at the Franklin Savings Bank Invitational at Mountain Valley High School.



Carey announces run for district attorney  Lewiston Sun Journal

AUBURN — Seth Thomas Carey is a Republican candidate for district attorney in District III, for Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties. His family has lived ...



Teachers concerned about moving RSU 10 elementary students  Lewiston Sun Journal

MEXICO — A large group of educators told Regional School Unit 10 directors Monday night they're concerned about a proposal to have all district ...



Mt. Blue football coach Aylward retires  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

4-time state champion stepping down after three seasons with Cougars.



Phi Beta Kappa Association of Maine has announced 2018 winners of Academic Achievement Award  Bangor Daily News

The Phi Beta Kappa Association of Maine has announced the 2018 winners of the Academic Achievement Award. This year, 121 high schools throughout the ...



Danny Buteau overcomes family tragedy to win national collegiate wrestling title  Lewiston Sun Journal

After coming within three wins of a national collegiate wrestling championship last year, Danny Buteau dedicated himself to that goal for the 2018-19 campaign, ...



RSU 10 budget passes, despite requests for cuts  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Despite efforts to reduce individual spending requests, RSU 10 voters approved a school budget that includes a districtwide tax increase of 3.43 ...



Program helps students aspire to more education after high school  Lewiston Sun Journal

SUMNER — Three school administrators Monday gave updates on the GEAR UP programs to Regional School Unit 10 directors Monday. GEAR UP, or Gaining ...



Former Dexter coach Wilson among 2019 Maine Sports Hall of Fame inductees  observer-me.com

PORTLAND — Broadcaster Steve Martin and longtime football coaches Tim Wilson and Tom Austin are among 12 impactful people who have been selected for ...



Dirigo football stymies Mountain Valley  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — When teams from the River Valley area face off on the field, there's always a heightened sense of competition. Friday, for the first time, the Dirigo ...



Hanover man sentenced to 18 months for drug-trafficking in Rumford  Lewiston Sun Journal

PARIS — A Hanover man was sentenced Tuesday afternoon in Oxford County Superior Court to five years in prison with all but 18 months suspended on a ...



Graduates: 'Focus on enjoying the here and now'  Lewiston Sun Journal

In her senior address, Abigail Blauvelt, vice president of the Class of 2018, asks students to remember to live life in the moment and stop wishing it away.



Seth Carey: I am running to help boost the little guy  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Candidate for DA recently had his law license suspended, but he hopes his appeal as a maverick will win him the seat.



Area high school graduates awarded scholarships  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Franklin Savings Bank's Community Development Foundation recently awarded $36,000 college scholarships to 12 local students. The scholarships are $3,000 ...



RSU 10 to use federal grant to meet students' mental health needs  Lewiston Sun Journal

MEXICO — Regional School Unit 10 expects to receive $200,000 in federal funding in each of the next five years to help students with mental health needs, ...



Substitute teacher charged with smuggling drugs into Maine  Press Herald

Police say Matthew Duka, who subbed at Mountain Valley Middle School in RSU 10, and two other men were trafficking drugs in Rumford, Mexico and Dixfield.



High school wrestlers make opening moves at Mtn. Valley tournament  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — High school wrestlers like to use the early season big meets to improve and establish themselves as names to look out for in the end-of-season ...



RAPAA staging 'Who Will Give Christmas'  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Rumford Association for the Advancement of the Performing Arts has a history of filling hearts with Christmas spirit each year with their annual ...



School lunch program feeds students year-round  Lewiston Sun Journal

MEXICO — Regional School Unit 10 nutrition director Jeanne LaPointe told directors Monday evening that the district provides meals and after-school snacks ...



Dakota J. "DAX" Hoff  Lewiston Sun Journal

MEXICO — Dakota J. “DAX” Hoff, 23, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Jan. 2, in Mexico. He was a resident of Richards Avenue in Mexico. Born in Norway on Jan.



Maine high court weighs fate of two 'dangerous' dogs  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

RUMFORD — The fate of two dogs that killed another dog and injured its owner in Winslow now rests with the justices of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.



From Study Hall Aide to Superintendent: Ward retires after 36 years  Daily Bulldog

FARMINGTON - After returning to his home district 36 years ago, Superintendent Dr. Thomas Ward will be setting sail on a new sea at the end of this month as ...



Skiing in Maine: Black Mountain in Rumford has become one of Maine's best values  Press Herald

Significant improvements have resulted in great trails and low prices in both cross-country and downhill skiing. By Josh Christie. Share. facebook. tweet. reddit.



DARE students share their lessons; encouraged by Poliquin  Lewiston Sun Journal

Fifth-grader McKayla Collins of Rumford Elementary School reads her essay, titled “Taking a Stand,” at the DARE graduation Tuesday in Muskie Auditorium at ...



Community cleanup day in Rumford, Mexico  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD and MEXICO — Close to 100 people gathered Sunday morning as part of a community cleanup day throughout Rumford and Mexico. Lisa Arsenault ...



Strong winds knock out power to more than 60000 Mainers  Lewiston Sun Journal

High winds toppled tree branches across Maine overnight, landing on power lines and knocking out power to tens of thousands of Mainers. A tree that fell ...



Lauren Sterling sets her sights on a third state title  Lewiston Sun Journal

Mountain Valley track and field champion Lauren Sterling will try to defend her title again this year. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal). RUMFORD — Lauren ...



Fort Kent Warriors ski to 2018 Girls Alpine State Championship  fiddleheadfocus.com

Fort Kent Community High School placed all six of its girl alpine skiers in the top 20 at Tuesday's slalom even, including a third place for Alisha Guimond, ...



Leah Elizabeth Blouin  Lewiston Sun Journal

LEWISTON — Leah Elizabeth Blouin, 49, of Rumford Avenue in Rumford, passed away Tuesday, April 17, at CMMC, from injuries received in a car accident in ...



School board does an about-face on joining service center  Lewiston Sun Journal

BUCKFIELD — Regional School Unit 10 directors on Monday reversed their decision last month not to join a regional *service* center. Superintendent Deborah ...



RSU 10 superintendent explains pros, cons of budget  Lewiston Sun Journal

BUCKFIELD — The 2018-19 proposed budget for Regional School Unit 10 is $1.25 million less than this fiscal year, but there are several other differences that ...



Lobster Bowl participants get the message of game's meaning  Lewiston Sun Journal

Emily Williams, 7, of Auburn talks with her father, Randy, before walking off the stage Sunday at the Kora Temple in Lewiston. Williams, a second-grader at ...



Cheering: Central edges Lisbon for Class C crown; Hermon rules in Class B  Lewiston Sun Journal

Spruce Mountain High School competes in the 2018 Maine Principals' Association State Cheerleading Championsips in Bangor on Saturday morning. (Andree ...



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