Stories about Bethel

SAD 44 consultant concerned by new physical restraint rule for schools

BETHEL — An updated – and stricter - state rule governing the methods school staff may use to physically restrain students who may pose a risk to themselves or others will go into effect July 1. SAD 44’s special education consultant, Marcye Gray, worries that the new rest...

Briefly

Bethel Seniors plan trip BETHEL — The Bethel Senior Citizens Club will take a trip to Casco Bay, Portland, on Wednesday, July 11. The bus leaves promptly at 8 a.m. from the Bethel Health Center. The price for the cruise is $13.50, not including lunch. After th...

J. Murphy: A change for the worse

Here’s a story that I bet a lot of readers can relate to: In 2003, my wife and I moved back to Maine. We started fixing up an old farm house. In the process, I decided to wire each room for cable and phone. In fact, in some of the rooms I put a phone jack and cable connection on each... 1

Artists give handcrafted chairs a creative flair

BETHEL – What do a striking trout, Sunday River Resort trail map and historic covered bridge have in common? These three and more scenes have been painted by local artists on handcrafted chairs that will be auctioned at the 9th annual ARTirondack, as part of the 23rd Bethel Art ...

Bethel Historical Society to hold community picnic, concert, more

BETHEL — The Bethel Historical Society will again host the ever-popular Fourth of July Community Picnic and Concert, featuring a two-hour performance by the Portland Brass Quintet, beginning at 11:30 a.m. on the grounds of the Dr. Moses Mason House, 14 Broad St., or at the Middle Intervale ...

Well done

FORT KENT — One hundred sixty-nine students received degrees at the 130th commencement exercises at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Stephanie Chick, senior class representative, addressed her fellow graduates. Chick is from Lisbon and graduated...

University of New Hampshire graduates

DURHAM, N.H. — The following students graduated from the University of New Hampshire during the Commencement Ceremony held May 19. Gray: Zachary Field, Bachelor of Arts in sociology, summa cum laude; Emily Maguire, Bachelor of Arts i...

American Legion baseball: Bethel sidesteps Brunswick

BETHEL —   Drew Wilson and Izaak Mills belted doubles to lead Bethel to a 6-3 victory over Brunswick in American Legion baseball action Saturday. Jeb Clarke earned his first mound win of the season for Bethel (1-0), scattering three runs over his second set of four innings ...

Top ten seniors honored

The Rotary Club of Bethel honored the Telstar Regional High School top 10 graduating seniors at their May 22 meeting. Seated, from left, are Karen White; Emily Bellinger, salutatorian; Britany Douglass; Kallie Brown and Annalyn Bachmann; standing, Ellie Andrews, president, Bethel Rotary Club; Hun...