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Matt Gaudet a selfless star who passes credit to teammates and friends that stayed for life  Lewiston Sun Journal

Matt Gaudet was a 1,000-point scorer, a state champion and the 1991 Mr. Maine Basketball award winner at Mountain Valley High School, and then an ECAC ...



Basketball relationships a blessing for injured Hall of Fame-bound Gaudet  Bangor Daily News

Matt Gaudet's induction into the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday is a no-brainer.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the ...



Mountain Valley High School awards 90 diplomas  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Ninety seniors at Mountain Valley High School were presented diplomas Thursday evening, marching into Puiia Gymnasium to “Pomp and ...



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.



Storylines abound for this year's Maine Basketball Hall of Fame class  Bangor Daily News

The state's rich basketball history will be celebrated again Sunday with the induction of the sixth class into the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame at the Cross ...



Bank Foundation grants $36000 in scholarships  Lewiston Sun Journal

STATE — Franklin Savings Bank's Community Development Foundation has awarded $36,000 college scholarships to 14 local students. The bank awards the ...



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 ...



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 ...



Franklin Savings Bank foundation awards scholarships to 14 students  Daily Bulldog

FARMINGTON - Franklin Savings Bank's Community Development Foundation has awarded $36000 college scholarships to 14 local students. The bank awards ...



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 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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



Maine schools struggling with absent students  WGME

RUMFORD (WGME) -- Some Maine school officials say that one of the biggest problems in the state is students missing too many school days. “When I first ...



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

After leading Mountain Valley to a state championship in 1994, Andy Bedard spent two seasons at Boston College and then played his junior and senior ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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.



RSU 10 addressing chronic absenteeism at all schools  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Nearly 26% of Regional School Unit 10 students missed 10% of school days in 2018-19, a slight increase from the year before, Superintendent ...



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).



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Can mill town rivals consolidate schools? Rumford and Mexico did it  Bangor Daily News

RUMFORD, Maine — To Andra Beauchesne and others of her generation, the section of the Androscoggin River separating Rumford and Mexico was once ...



Martin, Wilson, Austin among 2019 Maine Sports Hall of Fame inductees  Bangor Daily News

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



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 ...



Rumford, Mexico pay tribute to fallen servicemen and women  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Vietnam War veteran John Madigan Jr. of Rumford paid tribute Monday to the 1 million men and women who have died serving in the U.S. military ...



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 ...



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 ...



St. Dom's to host soccer camp  Lewiston Sun Journal

AUBURN — St. Dom's will run a soccer from July 8-12 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m at the Auburn Campus for second through ninth graders. Cost is $100 and payment is ...



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,” ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



Bangor High girls basketball coach steps down — High School Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Joe Nelson said he thought long and hard about his decision to step down as the Bangor High School girls basketball coach after two years at the helm.. Maine ...



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 ...



Andrew Arsenault receives MPA Principal's Award  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Andrew Arsenault of Rumford, daughter of Jeffrey and Shirley Arsenault, a senior at Mountain Valley High School, has been selected to receive ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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

Danny Buteau's hand is raised after he earned a victory at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association championships last week in Allen, Texas. Buteau ...



Face Time: Joel Gilbert on expanding Berry Fruit Farm's offerings  Lewiston Sun Journal

Joel Gilbert, holding daughter Evelyn, 6, and his wife, Melissa, holding son Elijah, 2, with son, Noah, 9, in front, own the Berry Fruit Farm in Livermore.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



RSU 10 hires two educators, leaving seven positions to be filled  Lewiston Sun Journal

BUCKFIELD — The Regional School Unit 10 board of directors voted Monday to hire an interventionist teacher for Mountain Valley High School and a ...



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 ...



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 ...



Gorham High School basketball coach earns 400th win  Bangor Daily News

Gorham High School boys basketball coach Mark Karter earned his 400th career victory Thursday night as the Rams defeated Scarborough 60-46.. Maine news ...



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.



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.



How to free your town from school consolidation  Bangor Daily News

Jon Holmes wants to be clear: He loves Mountain Valley. He's a fan of Rumford's high school and the education students receive there. He roots for its teams, ...



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.



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 ...



'He made everybody laugh': Slain former UM athlete Nate Fox remembered as a special person, great friend  Bangor Daily News

Ed Jones and Nate Fox had a lot in common. Both were standout power forwards, both helped lead the University of Maine to a 20-win season and each hailed ...



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, ...



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 ...



OUR OPINION: Job losses put mill towns at risk of fading away  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The jobs lost through layoffs or closures are the most striking part of the now-regular announcements out of Maine's pulp and paper industry. But that's just the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Camden Hills sophomore seeks to become first girl to win state wrestling crown  Bangor Daily News

ROCKPORT, Maine — Hilary Merrifield takes a cerebral approach to her work in the classroom and on the wrestling mat. That approach has landed the Camden ...



Rumford powerlifter, 81, wins eighth world title, breaks world record  Bangor Daily News

RUMFORD — What does someone do after they've won countless championships and broken numerous world records over several decades of lifting weights ...



'Paper Tigers' documentary screening at MVHS  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — The Oxford County Wellness Collaborative is hosting a screening of “Paper Tigers,” a film that captures the pain, danger, beauty and hopes of ...



Franklin Savings Bank Foundation grants $33000 in local scholarships  Daily Bulldog

Franklin Savings Bank's Community Development Foundation has awarded $33000 college scholarships to 11 local students. The scholarships are $3000 each ...



Wife of murder victim pleads guilty to conspiracy  Bangor Daily News

RUMFORD, Maine — A woman accused of being involved in her husband's murder pleaded guilty Friday to criminal conspiracy and criminal solicitation.



'A perfect fit:' Longtime assistant named Bangor girls basketball coach  Bangor Daily News

Joe Nelson has been an active part of the Bangor High School athletic scene since playing sports for the Rams during the mid- and late-1980s.. Maine news ...



Bangor roller derby team takes anti-bullying message to Rumford freshmen  Bangor Daily News

RUMFORD, Maine — A 39-year-old geographical information science manager. A 40-year-old social worker. A 28-year-old who works with autistic children.



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