Stories about Bethel


Mahoosuc Land Trust to host second 'Changing Nature' program

BETHEL — Rick Karg, president of Residential Energy Dynamics in Bethel, will speak at a Mahoosuc Land Trust gathering at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Gould Academy. Jean Bass, a member of the Mahoosuc Land Trust, said Karg will speak about “weatherization and energy issues in ...


Bethel selectmen OK letter to MDOT for radar speed trailer

BETHEL — Selectmen agreed Monday to draft a letter to the Maine Department of Transportation saying they're interested in applying for the radar speed trailer loan program again. The trailer is set up in certain places in town and displays how fast drivers are going, Town Manager Jim...


Telstar Regional Middle/High School honor roll

BETHEL — Telstar Regional Middle/High School has announced the honor roll for the second quarter. Grade six High honors: Ella Blair, Isabel Chase, Ashley Childs, Miranda Colby, Lillian Drew, Emily Fraser, Max Godomsky, Perry Morton, Caroline N...

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Crafting a new life 'Away Up North'

When Down East magazine selected Maine products for their 2013 holiday gift guide, they chose to include Glenna Oliver’s handmade wool Christmas stockings and decorative pillows, and featured both on the cover of the December issue. Glenna, who creates her unique gift items in a cozy...

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Bethel Water District plans radio-controlled meters

The Bethel Water District hopes to soon begin installing “radio-read” meters at customers’ houses, making meter-reading more efficient. “It’s good for ratepayers and it’s good for the staff,” said Superintendent Luc­ien Roberge last week.


State to manage Upper Androscoggin River trout fishery

BETHEL — Given that the Upper Androscoggin River is mainly a trout fishery, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife will now manage it as such, according to its new plan. The Upper Androscoggin River Fishery Management Plan by state fisheries biolo...


Well Done: Students honored for achievements

NEW LONDON, Conn. — The following local students have achieved dean's honors, a recognition for students who have earned a grade point average of at least 3.65, or dean's high honors, a recognition for students who have earned a grade point average of at least 3.77, for the 2013 fall semest...


Oxford County Democrats held business meeting, caucus training

Caucuses will be held March 2 BETHEL — The Oxford County Democrats held their January meeting on Jan. 20 at the Crescent Park School, with attendance by Congressional candidates Sen. Emily Cain of Orono, Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash and Alden Smith...

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David Carter named to Maine Ski Hall of Fame

Bethel native son David Carter was named to the Maine Ski Hall of Fame last week. David grew up on the Carter farm in Middle Intervale, and he and his wife Anne own Carter's Crosscountry Ski Center in Bethel as well as Oxford. This recognition comes at a difficult time in life for the Cart...


Academy Award-winning director to visit Gould Academy on Jan. 31

BETHEL — An Academy Award-winning director will visit Gould Academy at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, to screen his film and take questions from the audience. Director Ross Kauffman, who won the Academy Award for best documentary and the Sundance Film Festival's Audience Award in 2005 fo...