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West Paris Library celebrates forest heritage

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By Amy Chapman For nearly a year, the Arthur L. Mann Library in West Paris has been celebrating every aspect of the Maine woods, offering programs to promote awareness of our forests’ historic and ongoing role in industry, recreation, art, and literature. Snowshoeing on local trails, exhibits of paintings and photographs, and free evening events […]

The Changing Nature of Glaciated Landscapes

The Mahoosuc Land Trust will conclude its 2014 speaker series with a presentation on “The Changing Nature of Glaciated Landscapes,” a slide and discussion program by Bob Elliott about glacial features in the area, focused on the “Ancestral Androscoggin Esker.” The program is from 7 to 8 p.m., Sept. 24, in the McLaughlin Science Center […]

St. Pierre makes music as if by magic

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A musical instrument that can be played without being touched made its debut recently at the gazebo on the Bethel Common. The instrument, owned by Conni St. Pierre of Bethel, is called a theremin. It is one of the first music synthesizers invented. The electronic instrument is controlled by two metal antennae that sense the […]

THS Class of 2016 yard sale

The Telstar High School Class of 2016 will hold a Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6 and 7, at  We’ve Got the Look, Route 26 in Bethel. Donations of items are greatly appreciated. Proceeds will benefit the class.

15-year-old Woodstock girl missing

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The Maine State Police issued the following press release Sunday: On Saturday, August 30, 2014 at about 10:50 AM, 15 year old Kiiya M. Foster left her guardians residence on Koskela Rd in Woodstock, Maine.  Her whereabouts at this time is unknown and the investigation is continuing.  It is believed she is either in the […]

Woman from Woodstock missing

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The Oxford County Sheriff’s Office is seeking  help from the public in trying to locate a 53 year old female from the Town of Woodstock, according to a press release. “Kathleen Zurzolo was reported missing by family members on Wednesday August 27, 2014. A search of her home, neighborhood and interviews with family and friends […]

Produce exchange offered

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PRODUCE EXCHANGE OFFERED-The Bethel Rotary Club has organized a produce exchange that is taking place at the Kulik home at 60 Elm Street. Any gardener with extra produce to share may drop it off any time under the tent set up on the lawn. People who don’t have gardens are welcome to stop by to […]

Four Seasons Realty joins with Maine Real Estate Network

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The Maine Real Estate Network and Four Seasons Realty have joined forces, according to a press release. Four Seasons was started locally by Gordon Brown of Bryant Pond and has been in business for 20 years. The company last year did $30 million in real estate sales in the Bethel area. Loni Gravier, an Oxford […]