Stories about Bethel

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....

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 ...

Telstar Regional Middle/High School honor roll

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

Sunday River moves toward posting gateway sign

BETHEL — Sunday River Ski Resort is taking steps toward installing a gateway sign at the intersection of Route 2 and Sunday River Road, President and General Manager Dana Bullen said. “The idea of installing a gateway sign at the beginning of Sunday River Road is not just about... 1

Bethel awards construction contract, signs on to FEMA resolution

BETHEL — The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted Monday evening to award Cross Excavation of Bethel a contract to upgrade water and sewer lines and repave part of Vernon Street. Town Manager Jim Doar said the company submitted the lowest bid, $1,073,285. He said the company w...

Spring flooding closes several roads in Western Maine

RUMFORD — Heavy rain Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning has closed several roads across Western Maine due to flooding. But it's nothing unusual for this time of year... (Includes video and photos)

Three charged with dealing heroin in Rumford-Bethel area

RUMFORD — Three men accused of distributing an estimated 500 doses of heroin each month were arrested after raids by Maine Drug Enforcement agents and local police on homes in Rumford and Bethel this week. According to a statement released Tuesday by MDEA Commander Scott Pelletier, a...

Bethel selectmen approve request to close Main Street for Mollyockett Festival

BETHEL — The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted Monday to allow the Bethel Chamber of Commerce to close Main Street for the Mollyocket Festival on July 19 and 20. Town Manager Jim Doar told selectmen, “This is the third consecutive year that the Bethel Chamber of Commerce hav...

Police investigating Buckfield Mall, Bethel break-ins

BUCKFIELD — Maine State Police are seeking information regarding an early morning break-in at the Buckfield Mall on Sunday. According to Trooper Tyler Stevenson, at about 4:15 a.m., the suspect was seen in what appeared to be a silver KIA Soul at the Buckfield Mall convenience store....

Police investigating Buckfield Mall, Bethel break-ins

BUCKFIELD — Maine State Police are seeking information regarding an early morning break-in at the Buckfield Mall on Sunday. According to Trooper Tyler Stevenson, at about 4:15 a.m., the suspect was seen in what appeared to be a silver KIA Soul at the Buckfield Mall convenience store....