Stories about Bethel

This week's agenda

Tuesday Buckfield: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Municipal Center Sumner: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Office Woodstock: Selectmen, 5 p.m., Town Office Woodstock: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Office Thursday Bethel: Recreation Board, 7 p.m., Town Office Ca...

New Hampshire man dies in Bethel crash

BETHEL — A New Hampshire man died Sunday afternoon when a car struck his motorcycle on Route 2 in Bethel. Oxford County Sheriff Wayne Gallant said Timothy Daigle, 43, of New Boston, N.H., was driving west on Route 2 when a car driven by Steven Thomas, 52, of Califon, N.J., and Bethel...

Local residents inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, La. — The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Initiated at University of Southern Maine were: Sonya Sampson of Auburn, Cou...

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Six-week free lunches for kids NORWAY — The Progress Center, in conjunction with RSU 16 and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is participating in the six-week Free Summer Lunch Program. The free lunches are available for all kids, up to the age of 21, beginn...

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Monthly poetry program June 26 RUMFORD — The monthly Poetry Program at the Rumford Public Library is set for Thursday, June 26, at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome to the group, which shares a variety of poetry, serious and humorous, romantic and sad. Local poets rea...

This week's agenda

Tuesday Bethel: Bethel Water District Board of Trustees, 7 p.m., Town Office Mexico: Mexico Sewer District Board of Trustees, 4:30 p.m., Town Hall Newry: Selectmen, 5 p.m., Town Office Paris: Oxford County Commis...

Well done - Student achievements

BALTIMORE — Joshua Charest, the son of John and Louise Charest of Lewiston, graduated from Johns Hopkins University with honors. Joshua was awarded the “Best Design” for his senior year design project. He designed a device that will assis...

Bethel restaurant fundraising to replace Telstar's basketball hoops

BETHEL — For nearly a decade, John and Amy Amann, the owners of the Italian restaurant 22 Broad Street, have selected certain days to donate 100 percent of their proceeds and gratuities to organizations and programs in the Bethel area. Their latest campaign has raised $6,100 toward r...

SAD 44 budget approved

BETHEL — SAD 44 Superintendent David Murphy said Tuesday night that the five towns in the school district approved a $10.56 million budget by a vote of 611-386. Voting for the budget were Bethel, 295-137; Greenwood, 57-19; and Woodstock, 91-27. Newry voted against the budget 6...

Bethel incumbents Sweetser, Carter re-elected to Board of Selectmen

BETHEL — Residents voted to re-elect incumbents Pat Carter and Lloyd Sweetser to the Board of Selectmen on Tuesday. Sweetser got 255 votes; Carter, 248; Aaron Crockett, 182; and Gabe Perkins, who dropped out of the race in late May, 77; Town Clerk Christen Mason said. Selectma...