Stories about Bethel

9:25pm

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...

10:00pm

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...

9:25pm

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...

12:00am

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...

7:45pm

Callie Pecunies running for state House District 117

BETHEL — Democratic candidate Callie Pecunies of Albany Township launched her campaign Monday night in Bethel for the new House District 117 seat. Fran Head, a Republican from Bethel, said in an Facebook message Tuesday that she is also running for the seat. Rep. Jarrod Crocke...

10:30pm

West Paris crash crash injures two

WEST PARIS — Two Bethel residents were taken to a hospital for evaluation Sunday afternoon following a head-on vehicle collision on High Street. According to Oxford County Sheriff's Office Deputy Michael Dailey, the crash occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. when a 2013 Volkswage...

12:00am

University of New Hampshire dean's list

DURHAM, N.H. — The following students have been named to the dean's list at the University of New Hampshire for the fall semester of the 2013-14 academic year. Highest honors: Travis Adams of Leeds, Lauren Beaudoin of Monmouth, Dylan Chase of Turner, Lacey Ryder of W...

11:04am

Mass. boy hurt when snowmobile crashes into trees in Bethel

BETHEL — A 9-year-old Massachusetts boy was injured Tuesday morning when his mother lost control of the snowmobile they were riding. Ann Vinton, 47, of South Weymouth, Mass., was driving a rented snowmobile with her son as a passenger, Maine Warden Service spokesman Cpl. John MacDona...

6:57am

Inaugural poet to set up visiting writers program at Gould Academy

BETHEL (AP) — Inaugural poet Richard Blanco is helping Maine's Gould Academy show that there's more to the prep school than ski programs. The Bethel resident this will week will announce a visiting writers program in his name. Over a two-week retreat, writers will stay in a private c...