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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' ...



Dirigo teacher Bruce Thompson retiring after 50 years  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — After half a century in the classroom, Dirigo High School math teacher Bruce Thompson has decided to retire in June. “I tell people that I started ...



Diane E. Curtis Medical Scholarship winner announced  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Among the many scholarships earned and distributed at the Dirigo High School Senior Banquet on June 2 was the Diane E. Curtis Medical ...



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 ...



Dirigo High School announces March award winners  Lewiston Sun Journal

These Dirigo High School students earned classroom awards for March. In front from left are Mariah Ripley, Alg 3; Emma Abbott, Alt Economics; Sarah Milledge, ...



Dirigo High School student talks about struggles with autism  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Students at T.W. Kelly Dirigo Middle School learned about what it means to have respect for themselves and others who may be different from them ...



Dirigo High School presents students with April awards  Lewiston Sun Journal

These Dirigo High School students put in extra effort and earned classroom awards for April. From left are Autumn Sweatt, Alt Ed; Eryka Moretto, Biology; Dimitri ...



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 ...



Rumford teen sentenced to 3 years in fatal crash  WGME

FARMINGTON (Sun Journal) — A Rumford teen was sentenced Friday to serve three years of a 10-year sentence for manslaughter in the death of his best friend ...



Dirigo High School announces February Student of the Month  Lewiston Sun Journal

The Dirigo High School faculty chose Alex Gorham as the Student of the Month for February. He was described as “bounding through life,” an excellent role ...



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 ...



Dixfield exchange students from Brazil and South Korea  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — One of the biggest differences in education between the U.S. and schools in Brazil and South Korea is that students have a lot more free time to ...



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 ...



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 ...



Dixfield students get OK to raise money for New York City trip  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Directors of Regional School Unit 56 have approved of Dirigo High School Alternative Education students raising money to visit a Holocaust exhibit ...



Colonial Daughters DAR presents Good Citizens Award to Dixfield student  Daily Bulldog

Donna Towle, Colonial Daughters Chapter DAR member, and Ethan Couture receiving his Good Citizen Award. DIXFIELD - Ethan Couture, a senior at Dirigo ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



RSU 56 board backs $13.4M proposed budget for 2019-20  Lewiston Sun Journal

PERU — The Regional School Unit 56 board of directors voted 8-2 on Tuesday night to proceed with a proposed $13.39 million budget for 2019-20, a 9 percent ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



Voters approve RSU 56 budget  Lewiston Sun Journal

PERU — Voters in Canton, Carthage, Dixfield and Peru approved the Regional School Unit 56 budget following a hearing and budget validation meeting ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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; ...



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 ...



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 ...



Rumford man, Kingfield woman indicted on manslaughter charges  Press Herald

Ethyn Eric Buotte, 19, of Rumford and Danielle M. Larochelle, 31, of Kingfield face up to 30 years in prison if convicted. By Donna PerrySun Journal. Email Writer.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Obituary: Ronald A. Marsters  Lewiston Sun Journal

PORTLAND – Ronald Marsters, 64, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Jan. 30, 2019. He was born in Lewiston. He was the second son of Arthur L.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



Driver charged in crash in Weld that killed former state wrestling champ  Press Herald

FARMINGTON — A Rumford man who was the driver of a vehicle in a crash that killed a Dixfield man and injured two people on May 31 in Weld, was driving ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Fire prevention along Taylor Pond in Auburn  Lewiston Sun Journal

Hateya Levesque of the Maine Forest *Service* loads brush into a chipper along Taywood Road in Auburn on Friday. The Maine Forest *Service* picked up brush ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



Dixfield cats and caretakers at center of inheritance maelstrom  Press Herald

For 12 years, the feline beneficiaries of a Dixfield woman's estate have been caught in a complex legal battle. Now the Attorney General's Office is stepping in.



Homeless: going day by day  Lewiston Sun Journal

FARMINGTON — A long series of misfortune landed Ruth Hunter and her children in a local hotel last week as they wait to transition to a permanent home.



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.



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.



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).



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, ...



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 ...



German exchange student loving the US  Lewiston Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Greta Freiburger has always been fascinated by the United States. So this year, she is a foreign exchange student at Dirigo High School.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Contestants in the steer-pulling contests take their hobby seriously. Amber Ferris, 15, of Peru is one of them. By Beth QuimbyStaff Writer. Email Writer · 207-791- ...



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.



Region 9 forestry students take 13 trophies in state meet  Lewiston Sun Journal

MEXICO — Teddy McLaughlin thought his first forestry competition was pretty neat. “We got to meet new people from different schools and it was a challenge ...



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