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    October 14, 2021

    Dog training teaches teacher life lessons

    BETHEL — Tripper, named after the canoe, is a Canine Good Citizen dog, but she’s been so much more than that to her family and peers. “I think what is special about Tripper is her temperament during these hard times for young people,” says Sarah Shifrin, Tripper’s mom. “That she’s very patient. She gives them […]

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    October 13, 2021

    Rebuilding home

      BETHEL — Growing up with nothing inspired Earl Tyler to do something to change that dynamic. Raised in Greenwood, in 1968 he left to become a Marine. When he returned back to Greenwood, he needed a home. So he built one. Greenwood was good to him, Tyler says. Over the course of 52 years, […]

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    October 13, 2021

    Weaving through the weaver’s life

    BETHEL — Walking through Adele Harvey’s studio, there are nine loom machines set up. As she sits down at the first one, she weaves a maroon thread through while simultaneously pressing the different pedals. It’s almost as if she’s playing an instrument, an organ of some sort. Harvey has been mastering her craft of weaving […]

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    October 13, 2021

    Sheriff hears concerns about speeding in Greenwood

    GREENWOOD — Speeding through residential streets in Greenwood has become a significant problem and many citizens showed up to the Greenwood Selectman meeting to vocalize their concerns. Oxford County Sheriff Christopher Wainwright attended the meeting via Zoom. Wainwright said he is trying to get the roads speed tested by the State of Maine to set […]

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    October 13, 2021

    Little Old Lady Whoooo

    BETHEL — On one particular day, Jewel Clark was debating which gas station to go into. Like most Mainers, she pulled into the more desolate one. While looking for the items she needed in the store, someone called out her name. It was a young man, about 21 years old. He said he remembered her, […]

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    October 6, 2021

    Corresponding with Roald Dahl & Jill Bennett, a Superintendent’s Tale

    BETHEL — Before Superintendent Dave Murphy was the superintendent at Telstar, he was a second grade teacher in Massachusetts. One day, their reading teacher handed him two books, saying she’d think he’d like to read them. The two novels were James and the Giant Peach, and the other Danny, the Champion of the World, both […]

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    October 6, 2021

    Boston Post Cane awarded to Eleanor DeNormandie

       

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    October 6, 2021

    Homeward Bound: Meet Gracie

    BETHEL — There is more to Gracie that meets the eye. As a St. Bernard, she’s bound to snag attention due to her coat size. At six months, she weighs 50 pounds, but when she is full grown she can grow to 130-140 pounds. However, the reason she stole Alex Norden’s heart has nothing to […]

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    October 6, 2021

    Crescent girls are on the run

    BETHEL — Coach and 4th grade teacher Heather Zybas will be leading Crescent Elementary School 3rd-5th-grade girls in the Girls on the Run program this season. Girls on the Run is a national program that empowers young girls, teaching them positive self-talk and ways to boost their self-esteem while also having them train to run […]

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    October 6, 2021

    Having a Pet Tortoise

    BETHEL — Some kids have a pet dog. Some kids have a pet cat. Myah and Mack Field have a pet tortoise. “He’s really sweet, we got really lucky, he’s not aggressive, he’s very docile, very laid back, and just kinda hangs out. We got pretty lucky with him,” says their Mom, Candace. He’s a […]

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