The present town of Rumford was settled as New Pennacook in 1774 as a farming community and became incorporated as Rumford in 1800. Since that time it has become the business center of the region with the Catalyst Paper Company as its largest employer. Rumford is a...read more
Please click here for the Select Board’s Meeting Agenda of March 22, 2017.
Please click here to see the proposed changes to the Town Ordinances and Charter that will be voted on at the Secret Poll Election Meeting on June 13, 2017.
The second installment of property taxes are due April 1st.
The Maine Department of Transportation is holding a Public Meeting on March 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss the future replacement of the Red Bridge which connects Rumford and Mexico (located near the ball fields). Please click here for further information.
RESULT OF MEETING: THE MORATORIUM WAS PASSED.
The Town of Rumford will hold a Special Town Meeting on March 7, 2017 to see if the Town shall adopt a Moratorium Ordinance pursuant to 30-A MRS, Section 4356 regarding “large-scale extraction of water…” Please click here to view the Warrant.
Please click here for the Invitation to Bid on the Downtown Infrastructure Improvements Project 2017/2018. Sealed bids are due to Main-Land Development Consultants no later than 3:00 p.m. on March 30, 2017.
The Winter Parking Ban is now in effect per Ordinance Chapter 19 Traffic Regulations
Section 1. Interference with Snow Removal. No person shall allow, permit or suffer any vehicle under his control or registered in his name to stand or be parked in any public street or public right-of-way from November 1st to April 15th inclusive, between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. for a period of more than two hours, but notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall such standing or parking between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. be legal if it interferes with or hinders the plowing, loading or removal of snow from such public street or way. The Board of Selectpersons shall have the authority to change the date of November 1st to any day during the month of November but in no instance beyond the date of December 1st and also the date of April 15th but in no instance prior to March 1st.
Effective November 2, 2015
Applications for General Assistance will be taken by “Appointment Only” on Tuesday and Thursday by contacting the Welfare Director at 207-364-4576, Ext 219.
General Assistance Office Hours are:
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.