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Welcome to the Town of Rumford, Maine

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...

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List of Proposed Charter and Ordinance Changes

Please click on any of the following links to see proposed changes to the Town Ordinances and
Charter.  These changes are all on the Annual Town Warrant; however, due to the length of some changes, the full text is available below.  The Annual Town Meeting will be held on June 5, 2017 at Mountain Valley High School where comments and questions are welcomed.  Voting for the proposed changes below will take place at the American Legion on June 13, 2017.



















The Board of Selectpersons will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m in the Rumford Falls Auditorium to discuss the upcoming budget articles that will be voted upon in June 2017.  Residents are encouraged to attend to gain further information before voting.  Comments and questions are welcomed.  

Annual Town Warrant June 2017

The Annual Town Meeting will be held on June 5, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Mountain Valley High School and the Annual Town Elections will be held on June 13, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall.  The Annual Town Warrant is available by clicking here.  

New Town of Rumford “facebook” Page

The Town of Rumford has a newly created facebook page!  Please note that there may be one or more facebook pages showing the Town of Rumford when you search.  The Town’s official facebook page shows an icon with the Town Clock logo.  Events and activities may be sent to the administrator for posting.  Please “Like” our page!


Spring Clean Up

The Public Works Department will begin picking up items for Spring Clean Up on Monday, April 24, 2017.  All areas of town must have their items to the curb by 6:00 a.m. on that date. Please note that there will be no return runs once they have gone through your neighborhood.  Items may be placed out on or after Monday, April 17, 2017.  For further information, please click here.

Winter Parking Ban Lifted

The Winter Parking Ban will no longer be in effect after April 15, 2017 per Ordinance Chapter 19, Traffic Regulations.  Vehicles will not be ticketed by the Police Department as of the date of this notice.



General Assistance Notice

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.