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Bethel’s smooth operators
10-04-2023 9:03 AM

Out & About: Bethel author produces new chronicle of town’s history
10-02-2023 9:26 AM


BETHEL — Janet Hayward Burnham has written children’s books, romance novels and history books over her lifetime, but her most recent undertaking is perhaps her most ambitious.“20th Century Book: Bethel, Vermont,” which was published by the Bethel...

Police: Bethel man reported missing found safe
08-10-2023 1:25 PM

BETHEL — An 83-year-old Bethel man was found safe on Thursday after being reported missing the day before, according to Vermont State Police. Allan Greenberg was reported missing after having been last heard from at approximately at 6 p.m. on...

A Life: Davis Dimock and Victoria Weber; ‘Everything they did was mindful’ 
07-23-2023 9:20 PM


BETHEL — Victoria Weber and Davis Dimock first met when they were in college, he at Pomona and she at Pitzer, two small liberal arts colleges in Claremont, Calif., east of Los Angeles. This was in the 1960s.After living in California and performing...

Police: Boston man died at Bethel arts festival 
07-19-2023 4:17 PM

BETHEL — Police are investigating the death of a Boston man who died at an art festival in Bethel earlier this month.Vermont State Police said in a news release on Tuesday they learned at 11:26 p.m. on July 7 that the Bethel Fire Department and White...

Rainy weather puts damper on summer activities 
07-16-2023 6:18 AM


WOODSTOCK — Endurance athletes had already started arriving in the area for the Vermont 100 race when the flooding hit the state.There were 450 runners from around the world and around 80 equestrians who signed up for the 100-mile trek, which was...

Vermont flooding echoes 2011 storm Irene, prompting evacuations
07-12-2023 5:15 PM


WOODSTOCK — Heavy rain, flash floods and rising rivers closed roads, damaged infrastructure and forced evacuations around the Upper Valley on Monday, as the region was expected to see its worst flooding since Tropical Storm Irene in 2011. The worst...

Pride: Bethel man aims to help LGBTQ+ youth grow up proud
06-16-2023 4:31 PM


BETHEL — For Leonard Meek, living is all about having fun. Celebrating the LGBTQ+ community, part of what he’s known for in Bethel, is about promoting “safe, queer fun,” especially to young people. Meek has been having fun his entire life, and he has...

Bethel voters agree to borrow to update water system
05-16-2023 5:51 AM

BETHEL – Bethel voters approved 117-8 a $2.5 million bond for capital improvements to the town’s water system at the polls last month. The vote was originally supposed to occur on Town Meeting day in March, but the town hadn’t met all statutory bond...

Town Meeting: Bethel voters approve retail cannabis
03-10-2023 11:18 PM

BETHEL — Bethel residents green-lighted a retail cannabis operation in town by ballot vote on Tuesday. The article passed, 131-72. In a non-binding decision, residents also approved, by 179-20 vote, a $2.5 million bond for capital improvements to the...

White River Valley voters urge School Board to consider resolution supporting LGBTQ students
03-10-2023 11:04 PM


SOUTH ROYALTON — A sparse turnout of Bethel and Royalton voters didn’t have much to say at the annual White River Valley Unified School District meeting until after they’d approved all of the business in front of them.After adopting a budget of nearly...

Town Meeting: Sewer funding decision on hold, but pie doled out in Bethel
03-07-2023 5:06 PM


BETHEL — Bethel voters will have to wait to vote on a $2.5 million bond for capital improvements to the town’s water system. Initially scheduled to be decided by Australian ballot this Tuesday, the vote will now be non-binding, due to the town not...

Town Meeting 2023: Water works upgrades on Bethel ballot
03-01-2023 3:27 PM


BETHEL — Bethel voters will be asked to approve a $2.5 million bond for upgrades to the municipal water system at this year’s Town Meeting.The need is wide-ranging, including improvements to aging water mains, replacement of the Gaiko Well House, and...

Annual meeting preview: Voters to consider $13M budget for White River Valley Unified School District 
02-28-2023 4:44 PM

Article of note: One article asks whether voters wish to create a capital improvements and maintenance of facilities fund.Contested races: There are no contested races.Budgets and spending articles: The proposed budget is $12.97 million. If approved,...

Town Meeting preview: Bethel voters to decide on retail sale of cannabis in town
02-27-2023 12:21 PM

Articles of note: In Australian ballot voting, voters will be asked whether they would like to allow retail sale of cannabis in town and whether to take out a $2.5 million bond to make capital improvements to the town’s water system. From the floor,...

Victims speak at sentencing of ex-South Royalton principal who secretly recorded them
01-23-2020 11:52 AM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A teenage girl stood at the podium in Windsor Superior Court on Wednesday morning and in a shaky voice recalled the moment she learned a former South Royalton School principal had been secretly recording her at his house.“It’s a...

For Bethel Resident, a Victim in Hotchkiss School Abuse Case, the Suffering Continues
08-29-2018 11:30 PM

By Kathleen Megan

Bethel — It started for Hilary Mullins during her ninth-grade year at the Hotchkiss School in 1976.She was from Vermont and she didn’t feel as if she fit in with the preppy crowd at the Salisbury, Conn., prep school. She hadn’t had the academic...

Final Graduating Class Leaves Whitcomb
06-18-2018 6:29 PM

By Nora Doyle-Burr

Bethel — Change, though difficult, is nothing new for students in Bethel, speakers at Friday night’s graduation at Whitcomb High School said.More than one noted that students in Bethel once attended classes in one-room school houses without heat or...

A Bar Is Born: Couple Refreshes a Bethel Landmark
06-12-2018 10:00 PM

By Nicola Smith

“What is a Chicago dog? Well, I’m glad you asked,” said Owen Daniel-McCarter, who, along with his husband, Jesse Plotsky, is the owner and proprietor of Babes Bar, a new bar specializing in drinks and finger food in Bethel’s former train depot.A...

Video: Perkins Sentenced to 26 Years to Life in Prison for 2011 Bethel Shootings
03-05-2017 12:50 PM

By Jordan Cuddemi

White River Junction — Emily Perkins has had years to consider what she might say, if given the chance, to the woman she shot and left for dead in a Bethel trailer in 2011.On Wednesday, at her sentencing hearing for the shooting, Perkins was to have...

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