Bethel Revitalization Initiative to install trout mural

News Release — Bethel Revitalization Initiative July 12, 2017 Contact: Rebecca Sanborn Stone 802-379-4474 Bethel Bringing 200-foot Trout Mural to Life with $15,000 Grant Vermont Arts Council funding to support three public art projects to enliven Main Street and celebrate the White River Bethel, VT — Giant trout, colorful banners, and sculptural riverine benches […]

Old Christ Church restoration connects local mission and facility maintenance

News Release — Episcopal Church in Vermont June 19, 2017 Contact: Maurice L. Harris Tel: (513) 704-8395 Old Christ Church Restoration Highlights Ties Between Local Mission, Facility Maintenance BETHEL, VERMONT—When asked to describe the Old Christ Church in Bethel, Vermont, two parishioners recently wrote, “just pulling in the driveway you get the sense that […]

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

News Release — Better Block Project December 4, 2016 Contact: Kevin Barry 802-234-5157 Lisa Warhol 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 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, […]