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Dana indicted on murder charges in death of 2-year old daugh…

By Barbara Tetreault BERLIN — Roger Dana has been indicted on charges he murdered his two-and-a-half-year-old daughter Madison by physically assaulting her while subjecting the child to sexual contact. Meeting Friday in Lancaster, a Coos County grand jury returned indictments for first and second-degree murder against the 43-year old Berlin man. The first-degree murder charge alleges Dana knowingly caused the death of Madison “by physically assaulting Madison before, after and/or while engaging in the commission of, or while... Read more


Vickie Roy: We need to raise awareness for epilepsy

To the editor: March 26, is called Purple Day. For those that don’t know what that is, it's Epilepsy Awareness Day. Please wear purple for friends and relatives you know that have seizures.For the past six to eight years I have written to the Governor’s Office to get a Proclamation to make Purple Day official in the state of New Hampshire. So far all the Governors we have had in the past have been good about... Read more


Two losses for Berlin has River Drivers looking for bounce b…

Two losses for Berlin has River Drivers looking for bounce back weekend

Berlin's Tyler Howe had a goal in a tough 3-2 loss to Danbury. (JEAN LEBLANC PHOTO) On Saturday, the locals traveled to Danbury, falling 3-2 to the Titans despite a monster game in goal from River Driver Matt Kaludis, who blocked 46 of 49 shots. Pavel Kubena and Tyler Howe picked up the goals in the tough loss. Matt Kaludis had 46 saves in a heartbreaking 3-2 loss at Danbury. (JEAN LEBLANC PHOTO) Berlin returned to its... Read more


New car care shop opens in Berlin

 New car care shop opens in Berlin

By Kirstan Knowlton BERLIN — Husband and wife duo Luis and Sarah Felicano, are taking their experience in the car care industry and desire to help the local economy to the next level by opening Auto Care and Carly’s Cafe out on Third Ave., in Berlin. With a focus on creating a family run business and helping to revitalize the local economy, the Felicano’s decided to call the North Country their home back in October of last... Read more


Anna Kristine Johnson

Anna Kristine Johnson

Anna Kristine Johnson died of cancer at the age of 67 on March 19, 2017, surrounded by her family in their Connecticut home. Kristine was born October 22, 1949, in Berlin, a daughter of Dr. Edgar Johnson and Mrs. Florence Johnson. After graduating from Berlin High School in 1967, Kristine earned her undergraduate degree from the University of New Hampshire in 1971 and proudly completed her graduate degree in business administration from Russell Sage College... Read more