Bethel

White River Valley school district merger fails

Anti-merger advocates in South Royalton suggested that residents would lose their school if they voted for the district consolidation plan.

Rebecca Holcombe: Mergers leading to improved choices and options

After a long process of community conversations, the school districts of Rochester, Bethel and Royalton vote Tuesday on a merger plan.

Woman sentenced to 26 years to life for 2011 Bethel shootings

Emily Perkins shot and killed Scott Hill, 48, during what police have said was a drug deal gone bad. Emma Jozefiak, then 19, was shot in the head but survived and was found three days later.

Pop-up Shops Launch a New Life for Historic Bethel Block

News Release — Better Block Project December 4, 2016 Contact: Kevin Barry [email protected] 802-234-5157 Lisa Warhol [email protected] Temporary holiday marketplace features local artisans and sets the stage for renovation Project is first major outcome from Bethel’s successful Better Block Project BETHEL, VT – What does it take to turn a vacant block into a bustling […]

Downtown Bethel to Undergo Weekend Transformation

News Release — AARP Sept. 26, 2016 Contact: David Reville, Communications Director AARP Vermont 802-951-1303 Unique community-development demonstration project promotes a more livable, walkable, vibrant downtown….five years after Irene devastation. BURLINGTON, VT September 26, 2016 — The first weekend of October will see a transformation of downtown Bethel into a more walkable area with pop-up […]

Downtown Bethel Undergoing Vermont’s First Extreme Town Makeover

News Release — Bethel Revitalization Initiative September 23, 2016 Contact: Rebecca Sanborn Stone, Organizer, Bethel Revitalization Initiative 802-392-8037 [email protected] David Reville, Communications Director, AARP Vermont 802-951-1303 National “Better Block” demonstration project comes to VT, promoting a more livable, walkable, vibrant downtown. Unique “do-it-yourself” revitalization project brings community together to create the town they want BETHEL, […]

GW Plastics Wins Plastics News’ 2015 ‘Sustained Excellence’ Award

News Release — GW Plastics June 2, 2016 Contact: Rebecca Murphy Inside Sales and Marketing Coordinator GW Plastics, Inc. 239 Pleasant Street Bethel, VT 05032 (802) 234-9941 [email protected] Vermont-based advanced manufacturing company honored at Plastics News’ Executive Forum BETHEL, VT (June 2, 2016) – GW Plastics is pleased to announce that it has been selected […]

Dick McCormack to Seek Re-election to Vermont Senate

News Release — McCormack for Senate May 17, 2016 Contact: Dick McCormack Cell: 802-793-6417 [email protected] Dick McCormack has announced that he will be seeking reelection as State Senator for all Windsor County towns, Londonderry and Mt. Holly. McCormack will be filing petitions to have his name placed on the Democratic Party ballot for the August […]

Bethel is Awarded $15,000 Sponsorship for Community Revitalization Demonstration Project

News Release — AARP Vermont May 18, 2016 Contact: David Reville, Communications Director AARP Vermont 802-951-1303 BURLINGTON, VT – After an extensive review of several very qualified applicants, AARP Vermont has selected Bethel, VT to receive a $15,000 sponsorship aimed at a downtown revitalization demonstration project slated for late this summer. AARP, town officials and […]

FairPoint expands coverage in Barnard, Bethel and Tunbridge

FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications in northern New England, has expanded broadband to more than 140 homes and businesses in Barnard, Bethel and Tunbridge.

FairPoint expands coverage in Bethel, Pittsfield, Rochester and Stockbridge

News Release — FairPoint Communications Sept. 11, 2013 Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802.658.7351 [email protected] SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (Sept. 11, 2013) – FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NasdaqCM: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications in northern New England, has expanded broadband to more than 190 homes and businesses in Bethel, Pittsfield, Rochester and Stockbridge. FairPoint’s new fiber-based, […]

Vermont Digital Economy Project delivers free downtown Wi-Fi and much more to flood-impacted communities

This new free Internet is made possible by the Vermont Digital Economy Project, which is offering many services to the town of Royalton and other flood-impacted communities, including the downtown Wi-Fi zone, help building out the town’s municipal website, local “internet interns” to help internet beginners, and workshops and advising for businesses and nonprofits.

Bring on the broadband: FairPoint expands coverage in five Upper Valley towns

FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NasdaqCM: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications in northern New England, has expanded broadband to more than 500 homes and businesses in the Upper Valley towns of Bethel, Fairlee, Strafford, Thetford, and Vershire.

FEMA obligates another public assistance grant for $1 million+ to aid in Irene recovery: Town of Bethel projects approved

Public Assistance funding to the Town now totals $4,601,750 for Tropical Storm Irene damage.