Stories about Bethel

Distinguished historian to speak at Rumford Historical Society annual meeting

RUMFORD — The Rumford Historical Society will hold its Annual Meeting of the Members at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, in the Auditorium of the Rumford Town Hall. Following a short business meeting with the election of officers and directors for year 2014-15, Dr. Stanley Howe of Bethel wi...

Today's agenda

Franklin JAY: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills BETHEL: SAD 44 Board of Directors, 6:30 p.m., Telstar Middle-High School BETHEL: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office SUMNER: Fire Department Auxiliary, 6 p.m., Town Office River Valley DIXFIELD: ...

Author to discuss new book on Ed Muskie as part of BHS lecture series

BETHEL — Author James Witherell will be at the Bethel Inn at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18, to present a free program and to sign copies of his new book, "Ed Muskie: Made in Maine, 1914-1960." The event is being sponsored by the Bethel Historical Society as part of its 2014 lecture series.

Maine to repair Bethel's bridge over Androscoggin in 2015

BETHEL — Repairing the Route 2 bridge over the Androscoggin River next year could require alternating one-way traffic for six months. Maine Department of Transportation engineers presented preliminary information on the project recently at a public hearing in Bethel. The bridg...

Putnam joins The Progress Center

OXFORD HILLS — The Board of Directors at The Progress Center has announced that Jennifer Putnam recently accepted the position of executive director. The Progress Center is a nonprofit agency supporting individuals and families with developmental and intellectual disabilities in 46 communit...

Saint Michael's College names dean's list students

COLCHESTER, Vt. — The following local residents were named to the fall 2013 dean's list at Saint Michael's College. Kallie H. Brown, daughter of Deidra and Levi Brown of Bethel, a sophomore elementary education and gender studies major, who graduated...

Rochester Institute of Technology dean's list

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The following local residents made the dean's list for fall 2013 semester at Rochester Institute of Technology. Hanan Ahmed of Lewiston, a fourth-year student in the biomedical sciences program in RIT's College of Health Sciences and Technology....

Christ Episcopal Church elects Vestry at annual meeting

NORWAY — Christ Episcopal Church recently held its annual meeting after having a turkey dinner cooked and served by the Hospitality Committee members. A printed report on the activities of last year was augmented by conversation and questions. A budget was approved. Chr...

MDOT to host hearing on Androscoggin Bridge repairs

BETHEL — The Maine Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at the Town Office to discuss plans to repair the Androscoggin Bridge on Route 2. Project manager Joel Kittredge said the deck is in “very poor condition” and will be ...