Stories about Bethel

Thunderous sounds of drums will fill Bingham Auditorium

BETHEL — Several stages will rumble with the thunderous power of taiko drums when the Mahoosuc Arts Council brings the Burlington Taiko Group to the area later this month. Presentations of this ancient art form, known as a feast for the senses, will be part of the Gould, Telstar &nbs...

Andover withdrawal meeting set for Oct. 23

BETHEL — SAD 44 board Chairwoman Lainey Cross has set the first meeting of the Andover Withdrawal Committee for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Andover Town Office.

Anglers reeling in fewer big trout from upper Androscoggin

BETHEL — The number of large trout caught in the Upper Androscoggin River near Bethel has been on the decline in recent years. Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Department biologists are trying to figure out why. IFW biologist Francis Brautigam met recently with about 30 fishing e... 1

E. Smith: Can deal with budget issues

Mike Broderick for state representative means commitment. He is committed to economic security, education and a clean and healthy environment. That can be seen through his work as a certified professional supply manager, in the schools and in the community. With his professional business e...

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Garden bulb event canceled PARIS — The McLaughlin Garden bulb event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 13, has been canceled. Due to a family emergency, presenters were not available for the talks and activities. First U. Church service PARIS...

Anglers reeling in fewer big trout from Androscoggin

BETHEL — The number of large trout caught in the Upper Androscoggin River near Bethel has been on the decline in recent years and state biologists are trying to figure out why. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife biologist Francis Brautigam met recently with about 30 fi...

'Betting the Farm' showing around Maine

A nationally-known film concerned with the plight of dairy farming in rural Maine will be shown in several towns and cities in Oxford, Franklin and Androscoggin counties, and other venues throughout the state in the next few weeks.

Bethel airport hosts fall foliage flights

BETHEL — The Regional Airport’s fourth annual Fall Foliage Scenic Flights Community Event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. Qualified volunteer pilots will offer the public airplane rides in exchange for a minimum $25 donation to cover costs, Tony Milligan,...

Bethel man arrested in break-in, assault

BETHEL — A local man who surrendered to police in a burglary and assault case was released from jail Tuesday on $1,000 cash bail. Arthur P. Bragdon Jr., 47, was arrested on charges of burglary, aggravated assault and criminal mischief Friday after breaking down a man's door and beati...

Public hearing on energy, ventilation upgrades set by SAD 44

BETHEL — The SAD 44 board set a public hearing Oct. 22 on a proposed $2.5 million project to update air quality and energy efficiency at Telstar Regional High/Middle School on Route 26.