Local News

Delegation hears from veterans on Choice Card Program

BERLIN –After listening to North Country veterans Friday, members of the state's Congressional delegation said it is clear there are still issues to be worked out with the Veterans Choice Card Program. The delegation promised they will continue their oversight of the program."We will keep at it until we get it right," said U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen.White River Junction VA Medical Center Director Deborah Amdur also apologized that the VA Health Clinic for Berlin is... Read more

Opinion

Mayor's Report/Aug. 2015

    Boy does time really fly by! It has been about  four months or so since my last mayor's report to the community. I have a few items that I'd like to bring to your attention. First of all, Berlin schools will be re-opening soon and I can't stress enough how important it is to exercise extra caution. Youngsters tend to be excited to get back to school and see friends they haven't been in contact with... Read more

Sports

McCabe's trick pushes Lady Spartans past Berlin 6-0

McCabe's trick pushes Lady Spartans past Berlin 6-0

By Jean LeBlanc BERLIN — White Mountain Regional's Lily McCabe scored three goals and added an assist to lead the Spartans to a convincing 6-0 victory over the Mountaineers in Berlin Friday. It was the first match of the regular season for both teams. The Berlin girls have a couple of key players sidelined by injury, including junior goalie Rylie Binette, that forced the coaching staff to put freshman,Samantha McCann between the goal posts, in her very... Read more

Business

Presby manufacturing dumpsters at plant

Presby manufacturing dumpsters at plant

BERLIN — A small crew of Presby Steel employees are making dumpsters at the former Isaacson Structural Steel building on Jericho Road as owner David Presby continues to search for ways to regenerate the business.Presby said the crew is building a framework to allow him to produce the dumpsters to sell throughout New England."The hope is we can put this place back to work," he said.Presby said he has been searching for some time for... Read more

Obituaries

Germaine L. Cloutier

Germaine L. (Vaillancourt) Cloutier, 81, formerly of 273 Coos Street, Berlin, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2015 at the Coos County Nursing Home in Berlin. She was born in Stanhope, P.Q., Canada on March 13, 1934 the daughter of the late Emile and Marie (Morin) Vaillancourt and has resided in Berlin, most of her life. She had been a member of Guardian Angel Church and the Ladies of St. Anne. She loved knitting, making... Read more