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Varsity Club: Sophia Jacques / Dirigo High School  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Dixfield (NEWS CENTER Maine)-- The entire student body at Dirigo High School came out to cheer for Sophia Jacques as she became an official member of the ...



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 ...



Smith — Jepson  Lewiston Sun Journal

EAST DIXFIELD — Patrick and Melissa Smith of East Dixfield are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sabrina Smith, to Colby Jepson, son of ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



RSU 56 board extends superintendent's contract | Lewiston Sun Journal  Lewiston Sun Journal

MEXICO — The Regional School Unit 56 board of directors voted Tuesday to extend Superintendent Pam Doyen's contract and give her a 2 percent raise, board ...



Community meals  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — The Dirigo High School National Honor Society will be hosting a harvest supper from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the high school cafeteria. The meal ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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; ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



RSU 56 superintendent looking forward to leading  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Regional School Unit 56 Superintendent Pam Doyen said she wants to help the fledgling four-town district get going, and her leadership ...



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 ...



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 ...



RSU 56 works to preserve teaching positions  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Regional School Unit 56 Superintendent Pam Doyen says she and school administrators have crafted a proposed school budget that preserves all ...



RSU 56 superintendent's contract extended  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD —The board of directors for Regional School Unit 56 has unanimously voted to extend for an additional year the contract of Superintendent Pam ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



School, community rally for Dirigo High School ski team that made school history  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — For the first time in the history of Dirigo High School, its Nordic ski team won a conference championship. Since then, the 19 athletes have been ...



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.



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.



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.



Midcoast middle school mat athletes lock up for pins, wins - By Staff  Republican Journal

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 ...



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.



Dirigo field hockey dispatches NYA in C South quarterfinal  Lewiston Sun Journal

Dirigo's Ashley Perrault and North Yarmouth Academy's Alex MarKenish chase the ball down the field during Tuesday's field hockey game at Dirigo High 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Dirigo names top students in Class of 2015  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Ming Feng Schnorr and Summer Keim have been named the top students for the Class of 2015 at Dirigo High School. Both 17-year-old lefties have ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bank Foundation grants $36000 in local scholarships  Daily Bulldog

FARMINGTON - Franklin Savings Bank's Community Development Foundation has awarded $36000 college scholarships to 12 local students. The scholarships ...



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.



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, ...



Area fighters signed for Bangor MMA show  observer-me.com

The lineup for the Sept. 8 New England Fights “Wicked Season” mixed martial arts card at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor is beginning to take shape with ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Simpson — McKay  Lewiston Sun Journal

Brooke Simpson. and Adam McKay. TURNER — Announcement is made of the engagement of Brooke Simpson and Adam McKay. Miss Simpson is the ...



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 ...



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 ...



RSU 9 superintendent to retire  Lewiston Sun Journal

FARMINGTON — Tom Ward, superintendent of Regional School Unit 9, will retire at the end of the school year on June 30, 2018. After 41 years in education, ...



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, ...



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).



Obituaries - Dec. 13, 2017 | 2017  Ashley COunty Ledger

Full Text. -. +7. Lou Ella Burkhart.jpg. Lou Ella Burkhart. Lou Ella Burkhart, 77, of Prattsville, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 at her sister's residence in Royal. She was ...



Gavin Kane hired as women's basketball coach at UMPI  Lewiston Sun Journal

Former Mt. Blue coach Gavin Kane has been hired to be the women's basketball coach at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. PRESQUE ISLE — Gavin ...



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 ...



Calais coach leaves post to pursue full-time basketball career  Bangor Daily News

My ultimate goal is to be involved in basketball as a full-time career in some way, so we'll see what the universe provides for me in that situation.”. Maine news ...



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 ...



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

ROCKLAND, Maine — The city manager has put forward a name for a new fire chief. Chris Whytock has been recommended for the post by City Manager James ...



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, ...



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 ...



Real or fake, gun in schoolyard warrants charges  Lewiston Sun Journal

“They know now and say it was a pretty stupid thing to do,” said SAD 21 Superintendent Tom Ward, after two teens were apprehended Tuesday outside Dirigo ...



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.



Houlton's Bouchard, Greely's Storey earn Mr., Miss Basketball honors  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — Kyle Bouchard played basketball with a secret throughout his senior season at Houlton High School — a torn ligament between two fingers ...



Bruce Lindberg returns to basketball roots as new Bucksport boys varsity coach  Bangor Daily News

Through nearly three decades in school administration, Bruce Lindberg has never strayed far from basketball. Whether serving on the Maine Principals' ...



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.



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.



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 ...



College baseball: Holmes, Wong help Husson continue winning  Lewiston Sun Journal

Lewiston High School graduate Mike Wong, an infielder at Husson University, throws the ball against Norwich. Former Dirigo High School standout Ben Holmes ...



Dixfield sled racer still fighting to overcome paralysis  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Ten months after suffering a spinal cord injury during a snowmobile race up a Rumford mountain, Nate Clark continues to fight paralysis.



DHS students place first in region, second in state Envirothon  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Dirigo High School's Envirothon teams placed first in the regional competition in Dover-Foxcroft and second at the state competition held at Unity ...



Take home classroom awards  Lewiston Sun Journal

These students of Dirigo High School in Dixfield earned a classroom award for their efforts during November. In the photo from left are Nathan Cloutier, English; ...



Global reach: Girls from Armenia, Moldova, South Korea attend Dirigo  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Three multilingual young women are bringing a new perspective and educational experience to Dirigo High School this year. DaJeong Gong, 17 ...



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 ...



Fields, gym use leases OK'd  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — At Monday night's meeting, members of the Western Foothills Regional School Unit 10 approved two contracts with Rumford and Mexico to use ...



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