Blanco to give Gould Commencement address

Richard Blanco, best known for creating and reading his original work, One Day, at President Obama’s second inauguration ceremony in 2013, will deliver the commencement address at Gould Academy’s 179th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, June 6, 2015. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Gould’s Alumni Field and is open to the public. Richard […]

Nutcracker Ballet at Gould


What stirs the spirit of the holidays more than the fantastical and wondrous world of the Nutcracker Ballet by Tchaikovsky? The Mahoosuc Arts Council is thrilled to announce that The Nutcracker Ballet will be performed by the Robinson School of Ballet, Saturday Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. at Bingham Auditorium, Gould Academy, 45 Church St., […]



Max Southam of Bethel was recently recognized as one of the two athletes of the month for October. Max dominated every mountain bike race he entered this year, finishing on the podium every single time. He was the highest point scoring male rider in the league this season and as a team captain he helped […]



An environmental class from Gould Academy spent a recent morning collecting aquatic insects from the Androscoggin River in Gilead. Teaching the aquatic entymology portion of the class is Registered Maine Guide John Wight of Bethel. “Low water made this a logical site with so many students,” said Wight. “We have not separated all the insects […]

Czech Boys’ Choir to perform


Bonifantes, an extraordinary choir of 32 boys, ages 10-18, from Pardubice, Czech Republic, will be touring the United States and Canada from Feb. 21 through March 21. While in Maine for five nights, they will be giving public concerts at 7 p.m. at Telstar High School in Bethel on Feb. 25 and at 7:30 at […]