Sam Wheeler is a Staff Writer for the Bethel Citizen. He has worked there since June of 2018 and has spent his entire life in Greenwood. He covers a wide array of topics including town government, human interest, business and sports. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Maine at Orono in May of 2018. In his spare time he loves going on spontaneous adventures, taking photos, hiking and cheering on his New England sports teams. He also enjoys riding snowmobiles, refinishing old wood products and body surfing in the ocean. A fun fact about Sam is that he recently traveled to Ghana, Africa, to help conduct Malaria tests in the city of Koforidua.

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  • Published
    May 16, 2019

    Greenwood town meeting this Saturday

    Greenwood will holds its annual town meeting this Saturday morning.

  • Published
    May 16, 2019

    Telstar Sports

    Telstar Middle School Softball, Telstar 7 Mountain Valley 6: The wet and dreary day started with the Hawks scoring 1 in the first inning. the Rebels ended the first by scoring 2 runs with a Riley Jerome single, a steal, then driven in by a Sarah Chase double. Makenzie Eliot drove Chase in with a […]

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    May 16, 2019

    It’s a wild, wild life for South Woodstock man

    Troy Ryerson’s love of the outdoors has been lifelong, and now he gets to enjoy nature almost daily as part of his job.

  • Published
    May 16, 2019

    West Paris resident discusses petition with board

    WEST PARIS — Resident Anthony Christian discussed a possible petition with selectmen at last week’s meeting. Christian came to the town office last month with a handwritten request to put an article on the town warrant for a retail medical marijuana store. Selectmen suggested that Christian circulate a petition to put the article on the […]

  • Published
    May 16, 2019

    Walk and running series to start soon

    One of the biggest goals of Mahoosuc Pathways Summer Trail series is to get people outside and together.

  • Published
    May 13, 2019

    Thank you, volunteers

    To the Editor: Time is precious. Recently, the Greenwood Conservation Commission asked people to volunteer their time and energy on two occasions: May 4 to help with the Greenwood roadside clean-up; and May 11 to clear the trails at Maggie’s Nature Park. Thanks to everyone who volunteered on those days as well as to those […]

  • Published
    May 9, 2019

    Howe Hill culvert construction to start mid-July

    GREENWOOD — Selectmen unanimously approved awarding a bid for the Howe Hill Road culvert replacement project to J. Pratt Construction of Hebron. The bid from Pratt came in at $143,548. Pratt was one of five businesses to bid on the project. Construction is expected to begin after July 15. Other business Town Manager Kim Sparks […]

  • Published
    May 9, 2019

    Mahoosuc Land Trust seeks birders

    The Bethel conservation organization wants help tracking Maine songbirds.

  • Published
    May 9, 2019

    Rotary is getting busy

    To the Editor: The Rotary Club of Bethel is looking forward to a busy spring and summer ahead and we appreciate the opportunity to reach out to the readers of the Bethel Citizen to share all of it with you. This coming weekend, on Saturday, May 11, we will be holding the 4 Annual May […]

  • Published
    May 9, 2019

    Area Sports

    Telstar Middle School Varsity Softball, Telstar 7 Monmouth 3: The Lady Rebels started out a little slow by going through the batting order without a hit. Riley Jerome broke the hit-less streak with a single, then promptly stole second, she moved to third on a single by Sarah Chase. Quinn Jerome came to the plate […]

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