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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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Citizen of the Year

Nominations for the Citizen of the Year Award are being taken.  Please send a short narrative listing the accomplishments of your nominee and why you believe they should be recognized.  Nominations are due at the Town Manager’s Office by June 12, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.



Meet the Candidates Night

Envision Rumford will host a “Meet the Candidates” night on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building’s Rumford Falls Auditorium.  Randall Therrien will be master of ceremonies for the event and will be asking prepared questions and written questions from the audience. Candidates running for the 2 Select Board seats are:  Mark Belanger (current Board member), Jonathan Starr, William “Bill” Porter, Steve Dyment and James Theriault.  For further information, please see the Sun Journal online story of May 21, 2017.

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.


















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!


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.