Latest Rumford Stories

2011-07-26 09:55:00

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As more Americans work to limit their sodium intake, they find an increasing number of low-sodium cooking products on the shelves. But those who want to make low-sodium baked goods have struggled to find the ingredients they need. Until now.

2008-09-18 15:00:30

By Terry Karkos RUMFORD - Eighteen people shared their earliest school memories at a meeting of the Rumford Historical Society on Wednesday night, and elected officers.

2008-09-08 15:00:33

By Terry Karkos RUMFORD - Concerns about buildings deemed dangerous or public nuisances drove selectmen to schedule a public hearing for 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18.

2008-08-23 15:00:22

By Eileen M. Adams RUMFORD - Town Manager Len Greaney set a selectmen's workshop with casino proponent Seth Carey for next week to discuss details on the project. That meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Municipal Building.

2008-07-21 15:01:01

RUMFORD - Local firefighters will no longer respond to medical emergencies unless asked to by Med-Care Ambulance medics. That does not include response or mutual-aid response to structure fires or vehicle accidents.

2008-07-10 15:00:30

By Terry Karkos RUMFORD - The town's new, all-volunteer Economic Development Committee on Wednesday shared ideas ranging from bringing colleges to the area to enticing wood product-related businesses. "Off and running," was how committee coordinator Phil Blampied described the meeting.

2008-06-27 15:02:55

By Terry Karkos RUMFORD - Claiming breach of contract, town attorney Thomas Carey filed suit last week against Baker-Doucette Inc., which does business as Woodstock Oil Co. of Woodstock.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.