Stories about Bethel


Developer plans to start work on 2009 Bethel housing project

BETHEL — It took five years, but Gehring Green developer Paul Boghossian said he finally has funding for his previously approved 15-unit subdivision project. The initial project, which was approved by the Planning Boar...


Colby-Sawyer College dean's list

NEW LONDON, N.H. — The following local Colby-Sawyer College have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement during the 2013 fall semester. To qualify for the dean's list, students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 cr...

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Bethel Food Pantry to change format

The Bethel Area Food Pantry will soon make food more easily available to those in need, according to organizers. Starting in February, families can obtain food from the Food Pantry without an appointment. The pantry will be open on the second Monday of each month from noon until 8 p.m....



MVHS bottle drive for Project Grad RUMFORD — Members of the Mountain Valley High School Class of 2014 are collecting bottles for Project Graduation. Anyone wishing to donate bottles may drop them off at the Waldo Street Bottle Depot and tell them that they are...


Oxford County 4-H members, volunteers honored

PARIS — The University of Maine Youth Development Program in Oxford County recently recognized Zachary Hebert and Alison Corey as Outstanding 4-H Members and Vicki Drew and Doug Bean as Outstanding 4-H Volunteers. They received plaques in December at an annual bowling celebration. Ou...


Bethel Historical Society reaches its Annual Fund goal

BETHEL — Thanks to the kindness and financial generosity of many members, businesses and friends, the Bethel Historical Society’s 2013 Annual Fund goal of $45,000 has been achieved. Each year, the Annual Fund supports multiple programs and activities at the Bethel Historical So...


Gould Academy cuts energy use

BETHEL — Early in 2013, Gould Academy CEO Peter Rackliffe and Facilities Manager Jerry Bernier discussed their options for replacing the old, failing, dimming panel in Ordway Dining Hall. Rackliffe, who has since retired, and Bernier decided that rather than just replace the old syst... 1


Local girl donates to Philippines disaster relief


Mahoosuc Land Trust hosts Jan. 25 snowshoe hike in N.H.

BETHEL — In September 2013, the protection of Crow Mountain in Shelburne, N.H., was secured by placing 240 acres under conservation easement with the Mahoosuc Land Trust. As part of the celebration of this landmark event, the Land Trust invites hikers to an afternoon on Crow Mountain...


Bethel selectmen postpone discussion on adding streetlights

BETHEL — The Board of Selectmen voted Monday to postpone discussion on whether to consider installing more streetlights in the village. Town Manager Jim Doar said he and Robin Zinchuk, executive director of the Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce, recently drove around town to gauge the ...