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Dirigo High School recognizes students for achievements  Lewiston Sun Journal

Ethan Couture of Dixfield, a senior at Dirigo High School, received the 2019 Principal's Award on April 6. The award, sponsored by the Maine Principals' ...



Obituary: Ernest Erle Dunham  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD – On March 27, 2019, Ernest Dunham, passed away at the age of 64. He was born on June 23, 1954, to Joseph and Clarice Dunham. He graduated ...



New principal for Dirigo High approved just before school starts  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Lisa Twomey was hired as principal of Dirigo High School by the Regional School Unit 56 board of directors following an executive session during ...



Dixfield schools add one hour to school day to make up storm days  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — The local school district has extended classes by one hour per day for five weeks to make up for winter storm cancellations. Regional School Unit ...



Dirigo High students receive classroom awards for February  Lewiston Sun Journal

These Dirigo High School students received classroom awards for their effort and good attitudes during February. From left are Ethan Woods, Science; Delany ...



A Passamaquoddy family's tragedy is Dixfield student's history project  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Dirigo High School sophomore Spencer Jacques' history project on the 1965 beating death of a Passamaquoddy tribal member will compete in the ...



Looking Back on April 1  Lewiston Sun Journal

100 years ago: 1919. A modern Addressograph has been installed by The Sun for use in the Mailing Department. This new equipment is similar to that being ...



DAR presents Dirigo High senior with Good Citizen Award  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Ethan Couture, a senior at Dirigo High School, was recently presented the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) 2019 Good Citizen Award.



Dirgo High School announces classroom award recipients  Lewiston Sun Journal

Fifteen students at Dirigo High School in Dixfield earned classroom awards during January. From left are John Conron, Holocaust; Abby Thibodeau, Advanced ...



Dixfield teen killed in Weld crash was 4-time state wrestling champion  Lewiston Sun Journal

WELD — A former state wrestling champion from Dirigo High School was mourned Friday and remembered as a fierce competitor and a good friend.



Dirigo High School graduate killed in Weld crash  Daily Bulldog

WELD - A 19-year-old Dixfield resident was killed and two other people were injured after a fatal crash on West Side Road Thursday evening. Investigators ...



Dixfield schools' food drive to benefit four towns  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Students and staff members at T.W. Kelly Dirigo Middle School have gathered 763 nonperishable items for their food drive that began in early ...



Problem behaviors down at Dirigo High School, up at middle school  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Dirigo High School Assistant Principal Jason Long told Regional School Unit 56 directors Tuesday that the number of students cited for behavioral ...



Dirigo High School's April Student of the Month  Lewiston Sun Journal

The Dirigo High School Student of the Month award for April was presented to Morgan Morrow at an awards assembly. From left are Mike Poulin, Dirigo High ...



HS baseball: Another numbers game for Dirigo  Lewiston Sun Journal

While one group of baseball players catches their breath another takes off during wind sprints Monday afternoon in the gymnasium in Dirigo High School on the ...



Dirigo High's October Student of the Month  Lewiston Sun Journal

The Dirigo High School faculty selected senior Ethan Couture as October's Student of the Month. Couture has achieved excellence in the classroom, is a ...



High School Field Hockey playoffs: Dirigo survives Lisbon challenge in Class C South quarterfinal  Times Record

DIXFIELD — When the Dirigo High School field hockey team defeated Lisbon, 6-0, in an early season Mountain Valley Conference matchup, Cougars' coach ...



Dixfield district may add hour to school days  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — The RSU 56 board of directors on Tuesday voted to extend school days by one hour after school vacation in February if students lose more school ...



RSU 56 board continues 2019-20 budget talks, approves funding for debate team travel  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Spending proposals for Regional School Unit 56 include $138,300 for school repairs and $45,000 a year for three years to upgrade 250 Apple ...



Administrator: Dirigo High School has serious substance abuse problem  Lewiston Sun Journal

PERU — Regional School Unit 56 directors were told Tuesday that there is a “pretty serious” substance abuse problem among students at Dirigo High School ...



Dirigo High announces classroom awards  Lewiston Sun Journal

These Dirigo High School students earned classroom awards for their efforts for the month of October. From left are Conner Averill, science; Abby Thibodeau, ...



RSU 56 seeking mental health services for at-risk students  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — The Regional School Unit board of directors voted Tuesday night to seek a part-time mental health provider for Dirigo High School students, after ...



One person detained at Dirigo High after school put on lockdown  Press Herald

Dirigo High School in Dixfield was locked down Monday and a person who was walking past the school with what looked like a gun was detained by police, ...



Dixfield police log  Lewiston Sun Journal

... • Aug. 15, 5:18 p.m.: Police responded to a report of a burglary on Marble Lane. • Aug. 15, 10:06 p.m.: Police took a late report of a burglary of a North Street ...



Bob Marley to headline Project Graduation fundraiser at Dirigo HS  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Dirigo High School Class of 2019 is hosting comedian Bob Marley at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 24, to raise money for its Project Graduation party.



Rumford man, Kingfield woman indicted on manslaughter charges  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FARMINGTON — A Kingfield woman and a Rumford man were each indicted Wednesday on manslaughter and drunken-driving charges involving separate ...



Dirigo graduates 56 'trailblazers'  Lewiston Sun Journal

Senior Sammantha Macomber urges classmates to appreciate life as it comes to them during the Dirigo High School graduation Friday evening in Dixfield.



H.S. football: Dirigo's Jack Lavorgna stepping up on and off the field  Lewiston Sun Journal

Dirigo's Jack Lavorgna celebrates after recovering a fumble he caused during the first half against Gray New-Gloucester earlier this season. (Sun Journal file ...



20th Annual Mountain Valley Rec Basketball Tournaments  Lewiston Sun Journal

The Mountain Valley Rec Basketball League is proud to announce its 20th Annual Basketball Tournament on Friday eve, March 29th, 30th and 31st. Games will ...



Travis Magnusson steps down as Dirigo basketball coach  Lewiston Sun Journal

Dirigo varsity boys' basketball coach Travis Magnusson talks to his team during a timeout at a home game in December 2017. Magnusson has resigned as head ...



Dirigo High School presents classroom awards  Lewiston Sun Journal

Students at Dirigo High School in Dixfield earned a classroom award for their work and positive attitudes. Students awarded are, from left, Audrey Cox, English; ...



RSU 56 schools getting new furnishings, equipment  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Improvements, including new lights and carpets, are being made to schools this summer, Regional School Unit 56 Superintendent Pam Doyen told ...



2018 H.S. Football Preview: Class E gives Dirigo, other programs chance to rebuild  Lewiston Sun Journal

Alex Gorham of Dirigo High School crosses the goal line to put the Cougars up 6-0 over Mountain Valley last season. Dirigo has dropped from Class D to Class ...



H.S. football: Winning cuts across classes for Gorham, Cougars  Lewiston Sun Journal

Alex Gorham and the Dirigo High School Cougars will host Maranacook at Harlow Park in the Class E semifinal game at 7 p.m. on Friday. (Daryn Slover/Sun ...



DHS top two students friends since kindergarten  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Dirigo High School Class of 2017 Valedictorian Nicole Whitman and Salutatorian Gina Kubesh are not only DHS's top students, they've also been ...



Dirigo High School senior receives MPA Principal's Award  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Bryce Whittemore of Dixfield, a senior at Dirigo High School, has been selected to receive the 2017 Principal's Award, announced Principal ...



Obituary: Cheryl A. Virgin  Lewiston Sun Journal

BRADFORD, Vt. – Cheryl A. Virgin, 67, of Goose Green Road, died Saturday March 16, 2019, at the Jack Byrne Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center ...



Girls' tennis: Dirigo adds much-needed depth  Lewiston Sun Journal

Dirigo High School girl's tennis coach Art Chamberlain works on backhand technique with his team at the high school in Dixfield. The Dirigo girls' tennis program ...



Driver charged in single-car crash that killed Farmington teen  Bangor Daily News

A Maine man who police say was drunk when he caused a crash that killed a man and injured another person has been arrested.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...



Teen indicted for manslaughter, aggravated OUI following Weld crash  WGME

WELD (WGME) -- A teenager was indicted on manslaughter and aggravated OUI charges on Wednesday following a deadly crash in Franklin County last ...



Dirigo student gets DAR award  Lewiston Sun Journal

Colonial Daughters Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Farmington, presented the 2018 DAR Good Citizenship Award to Neil Nolette, a student at ...



Quadraplegic sportswriter, coach continues to inspire decades after football injury  Bangor Daily News

Everyone says I am so inspiring. Well for me it's just my life.”. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.



Dixfield Outdoor Market: get involved and have fun  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — The Dixfield Outdoor Market on Saturday and Sunday will offer an array of activities and items, including entertainment, lobster rolls, barbecued ...



Rumford man pleads not guilty to manslaughter in Weld crash  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FARMINGTON — A Rumford man pleaded not guilty Thursday to driving under the influence of alcohol in May 2018 in a crash that claimed the life of a Dixfield ...



RSU 56 board approves $12.25 million budget for 2018-19  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — The Regional School Unit 56 board of directors Tuesday approved a $12.25 million budget for the 2018-19 school year, an increase of 1.5 percent ...



Calais boys shut down Dirigo to capture 'C' boys state crown  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — The motto of the Calais High School boys basketball team is emblazoned on the back of their warmup shirts. “Hard hats and boots. All out.



Rumford driver charged in fatal Weld crash  Lewiston Sun Journal

FARMINGTON — A Rumford teen was drunk and speeding when he crashed his car in Weld on May 31, killing a Dixfield man, according to Maine State Police.



Veterans honored at Peru school assembly  Lewiston Sun Journal

Veteran Scotty Kilbreth of Canton attends the Veterans Day breakfast and assembly at Dirigo Elementary School in Peru on Friday morning. (Marianne ...



RSU 56 to be reimbursed $42000 from state for special ed services  Lewiston Sun Journal

PERU — The Maine Department of Education will reimburse Regional School Unit 56 for $42,000 in special education costs, according to a school official.



H.S. Football: Cougars battled through injuries, adversity for one more chance  Lewiston Sun Journal

Dirigo High School players, from left, Alex Gorham, Luke Lueders, Cooper Chiasson and Jack Lavorgna have been key pieces to the Dirigo puzzle this season, ...



Scott J. Spaulding  Lewiston Sun Journal

RINGWOOD, Victoria, Australia — Scott Joseph Spaulding, 61, formerly of Dixfield and Old Orchard Beach, passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, in Ringwood ...



Dirigo March Student of Month  Lewiston Sun Journal

Lindsay Nowlin was presented the March Student of the Month Award at the monthly awards assembly at Dirigo High School, Dixfield. From left are Principal ...



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 ...



Magnusson named new Mt Blue boys' basketball coach  Lewiston Sun Journal

Dirigo coach Travis Magnusson psychs up his team during a timeout at a game against Lisbon in December. Magnusson left Dirigo last week and Thursday was ...



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 ...



Mexico board hires police officer  Lewiston Sun Journal

MEXICO — The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday to hire Nick Young of Carthage as a reserve police officer. A 2013 graduate of Dirigo High ...



Week 3 high school football preview capsules  Seacoastonline.com

Dover (1-1) at Windham (1-1) is among the featured games in our capsule-style look at Week 3 of the high school football season. SALEM AT PORTSMOUTH.



The Hot Corner: Dirigo shows success is fleeting  Lewiston Sun Journal

Youth sports are my life. They were crucial to my own educational process, and I still believe in this profession because I honor how much student athletics mean ...



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 ...



DAR of Farmington recognizes Dirigo High School senior  Daily Bulldog

DIXFIELD - At a recent assembly at Dirigo High School, Charlotte Collins, a member of The Colonial Daughters Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution ...



Nathaniel C. Cousens - Rockland - Camden - Knox - Courier-Gazette - Camden Herald  Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

South Thomaston — Nathaniel Carll Cousens died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at his home surrounded by his beloved family after complications of cancer.



Rowe Elementary School principal to retire  Lewiston Sun Journal

NORWAY — Guy E. Rowe Elementary School Principal Dan Hart will retire at the end of the school year. Hart, who has led the school for the past five years, ...



Jeffrey W. Arsenault  Lewiston Sun Journal

RUMFORD — Jeffrey W. Arsenault, 49, died Friday, March 16, 2018, at Rumford Hospital. He resided on Norton Road in Dixfield. Born in Rumford on April 13, ...



Mat full of photos, videos, results from middle school wrestling - By Staff  Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

The Pine Tree Wrestling League regular season for middle school mat athletes has taken hold, as matches began on Saturday, Feb. 24 and will continue ...



Midcoast middle school mat athletes lock up for pins, wins - By Staff  Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

The Pine Tree Wrestling League regular season for middle school mat athletes has taken hold, as matches began on Saturday, Feb. 24 and will continue ...



Mountain Valley Conference All-Stars  Lewiston Sun Journal

Girls Basketball. First Team: Faith Blethen, Boothbay; Glory Blethen, Boothbay; Cheyenne Cahill, Carrabec; Summer Ross, Mt. Abram; Kaeti Butterfield, ...



Spruce Mountain teams sweep envirothon  Lewiston Sun Journal

WILTON — Three teams from Spruce Mountain High School in Jay won the top three places at the Southwestern Regional Envirothon on Thursday at ...



Maine Sports Hall of Fame to honor Lewiston soccer team  Bangor Daily News

PORTLAND, Maine — The young men hail from the United States, Germany, Somalia, Congo, Turkey and Kenya. Some fled refugee camps.



Dirigo seniors visit elementary students  Lewiston Sun Journal

Kindergartner Rhyder Armstrong high-fives Colin Woodhead as Woodhead and fellow Dirigo High School senior Ashley Hutchinson visit Dirigo Elementary ...



Dixfield teen who died in dirt bike accident 'always willing to give a hug'  Bangor Daily News

DIXFIELD, Maine — Tyla Thibodeau was remembered Wednesday for his friendship, sense of humor, his smile and his artistry. Thibodeau, 15, of Dixfield died ...



Maine people 'more open-minded and nice'  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Rachela Rosenhain, a 15-year-old exchange student from Berlin, Germany, said her wish to become an exchange student stemmed from traveling ...



Ice cream sales to benefit Norway cancer center  Lewiston Sun Journal

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We are excited to announce that Norway Soft Serve, 65 Main St. in South Paris, is hosting a fundraiser titled Come Help Us Lick Cancer.



MPA places Lee Academy on probation for recruitment violations  Bangor Daily News

AUGUSTA, Maine — Lee Academy has been placed on probation for two years by the Maine Principals' Association for violations of that organization's athletic ...



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, ...



Dixfield teen who died after crash remembered by community  Bangor Daily News

DIXFIELD, Maine — A thin red line of courage, displayed on firefighter badges to honor a fallen comrade, surrounded the community Friday morning. Solemnly ...



Student bites principal, mother grabs pot and Maine school goes into lockdown  Bangor Daily News

DIXFIELD — A student is charged with biting his principal in a tussle over a backpack of marijuana as his mother grabbed the marijuana and ran from the school ...



RSU 56 board joins service center process  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — The Regional School Unit 56 school board voted unanimously Tuesday to continue with an application to join a Regional *Service* Center. A Maine ...



Local fighters to compete in 'Wicked Season' Bangor MMA show  Bangor Daily News

Among the fights is a lightweight battle announced Monday that marks the return of undefeated Josh Harvey of Young's MMA in Bangor to the cage after a more ...



Boys' basketball: Cougars maul Greyhounds, 54-35  Lewiston Sun Journal

Dirigo's Alex Gorham maneuvers around Lisbon's Jonah Sautter during the basketball game Thursday night at Dirigo High School. (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal).



16-year-old Dixfield teen dies after crash in Peru  Bangor Daily News

LEWISTON, Maine — A Dixfield girl flown by medical helicopter to Central Maine Medical Center following a Saturday night car crash in Peru died from her ...



Surprising Lisbon wins first Class C cheering state championship  Bangor Daily News

AUGUSTA, Maine — When Mountain Valley Conference rival Dirigo High School of Dixfield was announced as the Class C cheering state runner-up Saturday, ...



RSU 9 superintendent to retire at end of school year  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Tom Ward is following his physician's advice to find something less stressful to do to ease the progress of kidney disease.



Phi Beta Kappa names Academic Achievement Award winners  Bangor Daily News

Phi Beta Kappa Association of Maine has announced the Academic Achievement Award winners for 2013. This year, 122 schools statewide participated in the ...



Moreau gallops in as Mount View athletic director - By Mark Haskell  Republican Journal

Thorndike — While Mount View High School student-athletes are set to begin fall preseason practices and tryouts, there will be a new face helping lead the pack ...



Nick Young hired as full-time Mexico police officer  Lewiston Sun Journal

MEXICO — Selectmen voted 4-0 Tuesday to hire Nick Young as a full-time police officer. The decision supported Police Chief Roy's Hodsdon's recommendation ...



Bank foundation grants $33000 in local scholarships  Daily Bulldog

Mt. Abram High School recipient Draegan Tooker, of Kingfield, with Franklin Savings Bank Customer *Service* Officer Bernice Cote. FARMINGTON - Franklin ...



Dixfield cats and caretakers at center of inheritance maelstrom  Press Herald

DIXFIELD — In an unremarkable and sparsely furnished trailer in this Oxford County town live roughly two dozen cats no one wants. Black cats with white tails.



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.



Snowman pitches Cougars to third state C baseball title in four years with 8-2 win over Stearns  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR — Dirigo High School senior righthander Chad Snowman didn't know if he was going to play baseball this season after tearing his anterior cruciate ...



New Rockland fire chief nominated — Midcoast — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Chris Whytock has been recommended for the post by City Manager James Chaousis.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the ...



Local students awarded FSB foundation scholarships  Daily Bulldog

FARMINGTON - Franklin Savings Bank's Community Development Foundation has awarded $33000 college scholarships to 12 local students, including Mt.



McAuley's Allie Clement, Bonny Eagle's Dustin Cole receive state's Miss, Mr. Basketball awards  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — Allie Clement faced few pitfalls during her four-year high school basketball career. Her teams at Catherine McAuley High School of Portland ...



Ellis' Variety holds grand reopening  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Ellis' Variety showcased it remodeled store Wednesday with a grand reopening and ribbon-cutting ceremony. Store manager Mary Ellis Jamison, ...



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 ...



At Cumberland County Fair, steer driving can bring out the beast in you  Press Herald

CUMBERLAND — Most of the time Amber Ferris of Peru is a soft-spoken 15-year-old with a gentle grin. But put her inside a pulling arena and Amber transforms ...



Wrestling notebook: Area teams prepping for KVAC championships  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Seventeen schools from Class A and B will converge at Mt. Ararat High School in Topsham for the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference championships ...



Allen's shooting, Sekerak's defense add up to a big Winthrop win  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

AUGUSTA — Years from now, Ben Allen can tell his children that he once made every shot he took and scored a game-high 22 points in a huge win for Winthrop ...



Turcotte takes over as Winnacunnet girls basketball coach  Seacoastonline.com

HAMPTON — Cassie Turcotte knows she has a tough act to follow. Rather than dismiss or downplay the significance of replacing Ed Beattie as the Winnacunnet ...



Local roundup: Oxford Hills boys top Lawrence  Lewiston Sun Journal

Against the upclose defense of Oxford Hills' James Doucette, Lawrence's Kobe Nadeau dishes the ball off to teammate Nik Pomerleau during a scramble for a ...



RSU 56 board tables decision on joining center  Lewiston Sun Journal

PERU — The Regional School Unit 56 board tabled a decision Tuesday on whether to join a Regional *Service* Center because they need more time.



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