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Mt. Washington Commission focuses on assessing Yankee Buildi…

  By Edith TuckerThe Berlin Sun SARGENT’S PURCHASE — Nearly every one of the dozen members of the Mt. Washington Commission was on hand for the Friday, July 21, quarterly meeting in the Tip Top House atop the 6,288-foot summit when chairman Walter Graff, senior vice president of the Appalachian Mountain Club, called it to order. This was the commission’s first meeting since July 1 when the Department of Resources and Economic Development was reorganized. The state Division of... Read more


Poof Tardiff: POWs of Stark

Hello fellow Berlinites. From what I have researched, the first trainload of German prisoners of war came to the Percy, N.H., railroad station in the Spring of 1944. They were then brought to the small village of Stark, where it was that a camp had been built for these war prisoners. Two months later, a reporter went to this place to observe its population. Never having been in the vicinity of a prisoner of war camp... Read more


Berlin Bowling league standing week of July 2

Sunday, July 2 2-Person Summer League: Top teams — Team 4 and Hunters, 3-1; Team 2 and Space Cadetz, 2-2. High Score Game — Bruce Belanger, 148; Heidi Manfredi, 136. High series — Heidi Manfredi, 381; and Olivia Laughton 371.  Thursday, July 6 Sweepers/Summer —Team 1, Nick Fournier 26-6; Team 5 Cari Perreault, 26-6. High Score Game — Charley Cropley, 237, Norm Small, 225. High Series — Charley Cropley, 594, Norm Small, 525.  Friday, July 7 Summer Bumper — Team... Read more



Jason Robie: Disclose what you knows

Buying a home can be a bit like the beginnings of a dating relationship. The initial meeting might be an open house so there are other people around to take the pressure off. This allows you to just dip your toe in the process and see if you are even interested. The next step is an actual one-on-one connection. where it is just you and your date (and probably a real estate agent). For this... Read more


Andre F. Caron

Andre F. Caron

Andre F. Caron, 68, of Berlin, died peacefully at his home on July 21, 2017, with his wife and family at his side, after a long battle with renal cancer. He was born in Sherbrook, Quebec, Canada, the son of Ovila and Aline Caron, on July 30, 1949. He moved to Berlin in 1958 and attended Berlin schools, graduating from Berlin High School in 1967. He graduated from New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord in 1969 and... Read more