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    February 18, 2015

    Vote for the Bethel Exchange/Food Pantry

    In April, the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation will give a total of $100,000 to 68 non-profit organizations around the state, and The Bethel Food Pantry wants to be one of the recipients. We need the community’s help to make that happen so we can continue to serve local families in need. Voting is online, so please help […]

  • Published
    July 12, 2014

    Bethel Big Apple robbed Saturday

    An armed robbery took place at the Big Apple Store on Railroad Street in Bethel Saturday morning. According to Lt. Tom Harriman of the Oxford County Sheriff’s Department the report of the robbery came in at 4:49 a.m. Harriman said a male subject entered the store brandishing a firearm and demanding items from the male […]

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    June 5, 2014

    Dedication of BHS Valentine wing is June 8

    On the afternoon of Sunday, June 8, from 2 to 4 p.m., members and friends of the Bethel Historical Society will have a one-time opportunity to view the interior of the new “Mary E. Valentine Collections Wing” before it is fully utilized as a “restricted-access” museum collections storage facility. Funded by a $200,000 bequest from […]

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    March 6, 2014

    WinterKids Downhill signups still open

    The second annual WinterKids Downhill 24, a fun, fast-paced 24-hour ski challenge, will take place this Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9, at Mt. Abram in Greenwood. At last year’s event which was called the Downhill Derby, over 150 participants skied or snowboarded to help raise $45,000 for WinterKids programs. This year’s event is […]

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    February 13, 2014

    Bethel woman to guide Benton skier in Paralympics in Sochi

    Leading a vision-impaired skier down an alpine race course at top speed is not for everyone. But Diane Barras of Bethel has mastered it, and thanks to good teamwork with skier Lindsay Ball, the two are headed to Sochi, Russia later this month to compete in the Paralympics. “I know when to push her and […]