St. Pierre makes music as if by magic


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


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


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


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

FOUR SEASONS JOINS TMREN-From left Denise (holding Ari) with Loni Gravier, Gary and Julia Williamson, Cassie Mason, Sally Harkins, Holly Brown and Lousie Rice.

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 […]

Golf tournament, concert in memory of Sam Chapman

A golf tournament and music festival to honor the memory of the late Sammy Chapman will take place Aug. 31 at the Bethel Inn & Country Club. Chapman, a Bethel musician, logger and avid golfer died in a woodchipper accident last year. His son, Brady, said last week the “Sammy Chapman Golf Classic and Music […]

Explorations art program will end with fall session


By Amy Chapman After 25 years of offering creative enrichment to students in the Bethel area through her Explorations art classes, Arla Patch will be bringing the program to a close at the end of the fall session. Patch, who holds an MFA in sculpture from Indiana University, moved to the area in 1986 and […]

Mt. Abram to host “Mt. Abram Ascent”

Mt. Abram will host the ‘Mt. Abram Ascent’ Sept. 6 as part of the New England Trail Run Series. The four-mile climb up and over the summit will take place on ski and single track hiking trails, according to the event website. Runners will gain more than 1,000 feet of elevation. The competition is described […]