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Bethel Senior Citizens Club BETHEL — The Bethel Senior Citizens Club will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the Alliance Church, across from Telstar, for its meeting and luncheon. The menu is a variety of summer salads and rolls for those who wish to make...

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Farm market open Thursdays, Saturdays NORWAY — The Old Squire's Farm Market is an indoor/outdoor market that is open two days a week for shoppers' convenience. It is at 493 Main St., across from the Gingerbread House on the corner of Pleasant and Main streets.

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Southern gospel music, testimonies RUMFORD — The East Wind Gospel Singers will share the gospel through southern gospel music and testimonies at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 1, at the Rumford Baptist Church, corner of Plymouth Avenue and Washington Street. The group co...

Mercury in Androscoggin River won't affect trout fishery management

BETHEL — A Maine fisheries biologist said late Tuesday afternoon in Gray that mercury being discharged from a Superfund site into the Androscoggin River in New Hampshire won't intrinsically affect how Maine manages its trout fishery in the river's upper section. Francis Brautigam of ...

Fund awards grant to Mahoosuc Arts Council and Bethel Area Nonprofit Collaborative

BETHEL — Mahoosuc Arts Council has been awarded a two-year $30,000 grant from the William Bingham II Betterment Fund to build capacity among a large number of organizations in the western Maine region by piloting a project to share an executive assistant with the Bethel Area Nonprofit Colla...

Vendors, donations for fireworks show sought for MollyOckett Days in Bethel

During a basket-weaving demonstration at last year's MollyOckett Days Festival in Bethel, Frankie Armstrong, 3, and his sister, Mary Armstrong, 5, both of Dorchester, Mass., watch Richard Silliboy, right, a Micmac Indian from Littleton, weave a potato basket. The 2014 MollyOckett Days Festival on...

Bethel board to seek interim town manager

BETHEL — Selectmen decided Tuesday to seek an interim town manager and hope to have that person begin by June 2. Town Manager Jim Doar is leaving in mid-June for a new job in Montana. Doar said Wednesday that the board asked him to set up interviews with two people in the very...

Deadline is June 15 for fine artists and crafters to enter annual Bethel Art Fair

BETHEL — The Mahoosuc Arts Council is accepting applications from fine artists and artisans for the 25th annual Bethel Art Fair to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 5 and 6. Cash ribbons will be awarded by judges in fine art, artisan craft and photography. A new...

Western Maine Active Communities Conference set for May 22

BETHEL — The Western Maine Active Communities Conference will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at the Bethel Inn Resort, 21 Broad St. The free event will offer valuable information regarding how to transform towns into active communities that invite and encourage bi...

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Christian Women United meeting PARIS — Christian Women United will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, at the Congregational Church. Slim Andrews of Auburn will be singing. For reservations, call Janice at 743-5770. Historical Society ann...