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Former movie star and veterans advocate gets warm welcome at…

By Barbara Tetreault SHELBURNE – Former movie star and veterans advocate Chris Noel received a standing ovation Friday at the North Country Veterans Conference and she in turn praised the sacrifices of those in the room.The country, she said, “too easily forgets the real cost of war.” In particular, she addressed Vietnam veterans, whom she entertained with a daily radio show broadcast to the troops from 1966-1969 and during tours of the country.“We all owe you... Read more


Mary Ann Lary: Losing visiting nurses would damage the commu…

To the editor:  An open letter to Berlin City Council and Mayor Grenier:  I am writing regarding the proposal to close the Berlin Health Dept. Visitng Nurses.  As a nurse, I understand how crucial visiting nurses are to homebound patients, they are able to be the eyes and ears for physicians when doing home visits they assess patients and can call the doctor to make medication adjustments, diet changes or recommend a doctors visit or emergency room visit... Read more


Young Huskie team competes at Granite State and middle schoo…

By Jean LeBlanc On Friday, the Gorham Huskies traveled to Canaan/Pittsburg for the Granite State cross-country meet.   Huskie Rob Morehouse finished sixth overall in a deep field. The Huskies top runner ran an 18:48 on a muddy course, beating his time from just a week ago on a much drier, faster course by 22 seconds. The winner took off, and a pack of four front runners ran behind him. Morehouse was stuck in no-man's land for a... Read more


Re/Max balloon to appear at RiverFire this Saturday

Re/Max balloon to appear at RiverFire this Saturday

BERLIN — Visitors and residents who attend River Fire this Saturday, Oct. 15, will be greeted by a very special opportunity; the ability to take a ride in the Re/Max of New England hot air balloon. Sponsored by Re/Max Northern Edge Realty, "Big Max," the seven-story-tall red, white and blue Re/Max hot air balloon, will be located at Horne Field from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., wind and weather permitting. Take a ride for just $5 per... Read more


Service held for Lucille (Gauvin) Young

A Mass of Christian Burial for Lucille (Gauvin) Young, 75, of Berlin, was celebrated on Friday, October 21, 2016, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, following prayers at the Bryant Funeral Home in Berlin. Rev. Michael Sartori officiated. Interment followed in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Many relatives and friends attended the service. Read more