10 years ago: The number-one-seeded Telstar Rebels defeated Number 6 Livermore Falls to win their first Western Class C Baseball Championship in 11 years.
Roger Conant received the Business Person of the Year award at the Paris Alumni Association annual banquet.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 565 of Bethel and Troop 133 of West Paris toured the USS Oscar Austin at Bath Iron Works.
Births: Bradley Urbane Morse, Nathan William Clark, Kyla Loraine Patten, Aaron Michael Currier, Jr., Tiffany Marie Waterhouse.
Deaths: Thomas C. Judd, Jr., Edith M. Holt.
20 years ago: A reception was held at the town office honoring Pat Dooen on her retirement after serving nine years on the Bethel Board of Selectmen.
A passenger excursion train, sponsored by the 470 Railroad Club of Portland, was the first in nine years to run on the former Grand Trunk Railroad track.
The Mundt-Allen Post auxiliary served breakfast to 84 graduates, chaperones and bus drivers as part of SAD 44’s Project Gradu-ation.
Births: Nichelle Rose Giasson, Renee Lynn Bedard.
Deaths: Eva D. Bodwell, Yves Belanger, Charlotte A. Brett
30 years ago: The contract for constructing a new bridge over the Alder River in Locke Mills village was awarded to D.L. Punch, Jr., Inc. of Livermore Falls.
Rev. Thomas Caton of the West Parish Congregational Church tendered his resignation effective Aug. 15.
Mr. Howe’s sixth-grade Social Studies class went on a field trip to Fort Western in Augusta.
Births: Kelley Amanda McBride, Chad Parker Conner.
Death: Howard L. Dyke, Sr.
40 years ago: A ceremony was held for the laying of the cornerstone of Gould Academy’s Davidson Hall.
Capacity audiences enjoyed “Coppelia for Students,” presented by the Bethel Children’s Dance Theatre.
Bethel Police Chief, Joseph Smallwood resigned, and newly appointed spare officer R. Glenn Murphy became full-time until a replacement could be found.
Births: Dawn Lynne Daye, Julie Anne Denison, Tracy Royal Frost.
Deaths: Timothy M. Perry, Dr. Robert L. Clunie.
50 years ago: Sixty-one students graduated from Crescent Park School; their class gift to the school was a library table and two chairs.
Dance pupils of Susan Farrar presented “The Cinderella Ballet” at William Bingham Gym.
A painting of Sidney W. Davidson by Willard K. Cummings was presented during the Gould Academy Commencement Weekend.
Births: Jane Elizabeth Hathaway, Sandra Jean Morgan, Sylvanus Harold Glover, Mark Warner Kendall.
60 years ago: Ekco Products Co. of Chicago announced that a modern fireproof structure would be built at Locke Mills to replace the mill of E.L. Tebbets Spool Co., which burned Feb. 26. The new building was to provide 35,000 square feet of floor space, about double that of the old mill, with a foundation for another 20,000 square feet.
Gould Academy defeated Williams High School of Oakland 11-1 to win the state baseball championship for the second year.
Deaths: F. Perley Flint, Edward King.
70 years ago: The farm buildings formerly owned and occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Brown at Northwest Bethel were destroyed in an early morning fire of mysterious origin.
Bethel eighth-grade pupils enjoyed a bus trip to Portland with their teacher, Omer Drummond and Mrs. Drummond.
80 years ago: Fire, which was confined to the interior of the mill, caused $3,000 damage in the box shop of Fritz J. Tyler.
Bethel Grammar School presented the operetta, “The Inn of the Golden Cheese,” at William Bingham Gymnasium.
100 years ago: Gould Academy’s 1910 class of twenty students graduated in ceremonies held at Odeon Hall.
Marriage: Ambrose Wakefield and Addie Moore.