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
The sidewalk plow is currently down and waiting for repair. We hope to be back out later today. Thank you for your patience.
Please click here for the Select Board’s Meeting Agenda of January 19, 2017.
The Planning Board will hold a Workshop with the Select Board on January 18, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Rumford Falls Auditorium to begin discussions on drafting a Marijuana Ordinance.
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.
If you have experienced a shortage of well water due to the drought conditions, call 2-1-1 to register your location with the State of Maine. This will allow the State to see how widespread the problem is. For further information please click here.
Rumford residents may fill containers for sanitary water use at the Rumford Fire Station from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. every day. Please ring the doorbell at the front or back door of the building for assistance.
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.