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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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    December 12, 2019

    A collaborative effort

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    December 12, 2019

    Telstar students of the month for November

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    December 12, 2019

    Selectmen look to sharpen definition

    BETHEL — At their Dec. 2 meeting selectmen discussed coming up with an exact definition for a dwelling unit, for use in sewer service billing. Town Manager Loretta Powers said the town has a definition for a dwelling unit, but that the definition is “vague.” The current one is defined as “any part of a […]

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    December 12, 2019

    Last minute shoppers in luck with craft fair.

    Crafters across state lines and and as far south as Buxton will be coming to Greenwood to show off and sell their products.

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    December 12, 2019

    Students reflect on trip to China

    Telstar students and staff learned a lot by being immersed in Chinese culture for a couple of weeks.

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    December 5, 2019

    Yoga with a chair

    Yoga teacher Brooke Pillsbury is excited to show people a different style of yoga and hopes to see many people come and give her class a try.

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    December 5, 2019

    Workshop helps students get ahead of the curve

    NEWRY — The first Design Thinking Workshop took place at the Summit Hotel Friday, Nov. 22 through Sunday, Nov. 24. The goal of the workshop was to teach students five different skills that will hopefully give them a jump start in the “adult world.” The workshop was the River Funds Educational Committees “flagship” event. The […]

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    December 5, 2019

    What was that big boom?

    REGION — A little past noon on Tuesday, Nov. 26, people across much of Oxford County were surprised by a large boom, which shook many people’s homes. Bethel, Greenwood, Woodstock, Rumford, Sumner, Norway and Andover were among the many towns that heard the “big boom.” Bryant Pond resident Candi Walker recalls hearing the loud noise. […]

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    December 5, 2019

    River Fund looks to recognize good students

    BETHEL — Newry resident Jim Largess told the Bethel Board of Selectmen on Monday he hopes to display flags on utility poles this winter to recognize six students for academic excellence. Largess was at Monday night’s meeting on behalf of the River Fund, a nonprofit organization whose primary goal is creating educational and recreational opportunities […]

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    December 2, 2019

    River Fund looks to recognize good students

    BETHEL — Newry resident Jim Largess told the Bethel Board of Selectmen on Monday he hopes to display flags on utility poles this winter to recognize six students for academic excellence. Largess was at Monday night’s meeting on behalf of the River Fund, a nonprofit organization whose primary goal is creating educational and recreational opportunities […]

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