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A.M. Sheehan has been in the news business for 40 years, including time as an editor at the Chatham Courier in N.Y., Kitchenware News, Beachcomber and Dover Community News in N.H., and the Summerville Journal Scene, Georgetown Times, Waccamaw Times and Inlet Outlet in S.C. In Maine she has been an editor for the Advertiser Democrat, Bethel Citizen, Franklin Journal and Livermore Falls Advertiser, and is currently managing editor for the Sun Journal's group of western Maine weeklies. She is a former journalist of the year in Maine, a Pulitzer finalist and winner of the Michael Kelley Award, the Polk Award and the Casey Medal Award. A.M. enjoys reading, theater, cooking and gardening.

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  • Published
    September 22, 2022

    Big bass?

  • Published
    September 22, 2022

    Soccer Mania comes to Bethel

        BETHEL — Soccer Mania! Bethel Area Rec soccer program reaches record numbers. Nearly 120 youth soccer players from Pre K through 6th grade are swarming the fields this fall. Once again Bethel Rec is grateful for the use of the Dunham Field Complex in Greenwood and the Telstar Middle/High School fields. Coach Meilissa […]

  • Published
    September 22, 2022

    To Your Health offers healthy eating program

    BETHEL — Cathi DiCocco, popular professional chef, will present a program, “Healthy Eating: Tune Up for Winter,” on two separate dates, Tuesday, October 18 and Tuesday, October 25, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in her home at 125 Main Street, Bethel. The same program will be presented on each date. Since space is limited […]

  • Published
    September 21, 2022

    Something for everyone at the Bethel Harvestfest

    BETHEL — The Bethel Common was hopping on Saturday for the annual Harvestfest celebration. “We are excited to have a beautiful clear crisp day, said Jessie Perkins, executive director of the Bethel Chamber of Commerce, who organizes the event. “We have a full slate of vendors, and great music, including the reunion of Donny and […]

  • Published
    September 19, 2022

    TMS field hockey

    BETHEL — TMS field hockey wrapped up a week of three games on Friday, September 16 with a hard played 1-0 loss against Oak Hill at home. After an early goal by Oak Hill just a couple minutes into the game, TMS defense held strong led by goalie Kendal Duchart who made nine saves. Natalie […]

  • Published
    September 16, 2022

    Current Events/Yom Kippur

    Yom Kippur(Rhymes with yaam kuh·poor)There are many religions in the world. Judaism is a religion followed by many Jewish people.Throughout the world, Judaism has more than 14 million followers, so it is quite a large religion.In Judaism, Yom Kippur is a special day to tell God and to tell each other you are sorry for things […]

  • Published
    September 15, 2022

    US Marshals arrest MA sex offender in Norway

    PORTLAND — The U.S. Marshals Service, Maine Violent Offender Task Force have announced the arrest of John Bastian, 64 of Lynn, MA in Norway. According to the service’s press release, “Bastian was sought by the Massachusetts State Police and Lynn Police Department on a warrant issued on September 2, 2022, by the Lynn District Court. […]

  • Published
    September 14, 2022

    Hanover explores deorganization with community

    HANOVER — The Hanover Board of Selectmen held an informational meeting Tuesday, Sep. 13, under the Town Pavilion for residents “to ask questions about Hanover possibly going unorganized.” Scott Cole, served as moderator. Residents, and a few seasonal property owners filled the tent adjacent to the town pavilion. Anticipating a strong turnout, people walked across […]

  • Published
    September 13, 2022

    The Advertiser Democrat has moved!

    NORWAY — A week ago today, The advertiser Democrat moved its offices to 374 Main Street in Norway. The new offices are where Bisco Properties used to be. (Bisco is now across the street.) While our sign isn’t up yet, just come through the main doors, (stop and check out our neighbor The Woods Maine […]

  • Published
    September 12, 2022

    Open Farm Day

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