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2:13pm Bethel Citizen

Mahoosuc Land Trust seeks 40-acres along Androscoggin in Bethel

BETHEL — Selectmen on Monday voted to send a letter of support to assist the Mahoosuc Land Trust in acquiring 40 acres owned by the Thurston family along the Androscoggin River, near the River View Resort. It includes 2,400 feet along the river. Trust Executive Director Jim Mitchell ...


Women's History Month program at Bethel

BETHEL — On Saturday, March 29, local historian and author Annette Vance Dorey will present an illustrated talk at the Bethel Historical Society about the women featured in her book, "'Miss Dr. Lucy' and Maine's Pioneering Female Physicians, 1850s–1920." The event is the Societ...


Bike trail mapping session for Bethel/Newry area scheduled Thursday

NEWRY — A bike trail mapping session will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at Camp Sunday River in the Grand Summit Hotel. The sessions are part of a campaign called Oxford County Moves, which is led Healthy Oxford Hills, a project of Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norw...


Bethel budget meeting rescheduled

BETHEL — Selectmen canceled their Wednesday night budget meeting due to the snowstorm, Town Clerk Christen Mason said. It is rescheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, March 17, at the Town Office.


Budget meeting in Mexico postponed

MEXICO — The joint selectmen and finance committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday evening was canceled due to the snowstorm. Chairman Richie Philbrick said it is rescheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, in the Calvin B. Lyons room at the Town Office. The two panels will work on sch...


Pothole season underway in Lewiston-Auburn, but not farther north

RUMFORD — Many westbound drivers negotiating Route 2 at the intersection with Lincoln Avenue on Tuesday couldn't avoid a cluster of potholes. But between gaps in traffic, drivers swung into the opposite lane to avoid the mess, trying to save nasty yanks on their shock absorbers and s...

7:22pm Bethel Citizen

Bethel sets up 'Tap of the Town'

BETHEL — Although much of the maple syrup produced in New England today is made in commercial facilities that use modern methods to collect and boil the sap, maple sugaring time still evokes images of buckets hung on trees, horse-drawn sleighs, steam rolling from wood-fired evaporators, and...


Bethel to host Western Maine Fly Fishing Expo on March 22

BETHEL — Participants at the Western Maine Fly Fishing Expo on Saturday, March 22, can learn the latest fishing techniques and visit with guides, sporting camp owners and angling exhibitors. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m...


Bethel Rite Aid to host 'Health Information Day' for insurance marketplace

BETHEL — In an effort to provide more information about the Health Insurance Marketplace to residents, the Bethel Family Health Center is hosting a Health Insurance Information Day from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, March 21, at Rite Aid. In a recent news release, Joshua D'Errico, an outrea...


Another suspect charged in meth operation

BETHEL — Maine Drug Enforcement agents have made another arrest in the ongoing investigation into a large-scale methamphetamine production and distribution ring in the Bethel area.  Macy Jon Blaisdell, 34, of Bethel was arrested at his home on Flat Road on Thursday afternoo...