Local News

MIlan zoning board hears proposal for recreational cabins

By Barbara Tetreault MILAN — The Milan Zoning Board will meet on May 2 to decide whether to grant a special exception to allow the development of a recreational cabin campground on Milan Hill.The board held a public hearing last Thursday on an application submitted by Amos Flint to build nine vacation cabins as well as a residential cabin and maintenance building on a 40-acre parcel at 460 Milan Hill Road owned by Thomas Flint.Planning board... Read more

Opinion

Steven Gardner: Closed door meeting about Smith Hydro Dam

To the editor: After reading Saturday's Berlin Daily Sun article where the city council had a closed door meeting about the city acquiring the Smith Hydro Dam, I felt I had to comment. First, the hydro dam is assessed at $56.5 million, and to remove that revenue from the tax rolls would be a burden to the taxpayers since it could potentially mean an increase of more than $5 per thousand in the tax rate. With the... Read more

Sports

Fan appreciation day planned Saturday for River Drivers to c…

Fan appreciation day planned Saturday for River Drivers to celebrate season

By Jean Leblanc and Lloyd Jones DANVILLE, ILL - Danville's Daniel Turgeon scored two goals and had two assists lifting the Dashers to a 4-1 victory over the Berlin River Drivers to capture their first ever Federal Hockey League Commissioners Cup.“What a season, boys,” was the post on the River Drivers Facebook page Wednesday following Game 5. “You played hard and gave it everything you had. Your fans, in Berlin and beyond, love you and what... Read more

Business

NH Community Loan Fund offers special assistance for homebuy…

The N.H. Community Loan Fund has begun offering loan and grant packages aimed at making homeownership affordable even for people and families with low incomes. Depending on the borrower’s situation, Your Turn homebuyer assistance may include interest-free loans, or a grant, that can be applied to the purchase, down payment, closing costs, or upgrade of a home. The Community Loan Fund has promoted manufactured homes as affordable housing for more than three decades. Its award-winning Welcome Home... Read more

Obituaries

Laura Diane Botting

Laura Diane Botting, 63, of Conway passed away suddenly on April 15, 2017, at home.She was the daughter of Rita and James Botting.Laura leaves behind three children, Michael Cox and his wife, Sheila, of Madison; Trisha Armelin of Conway; and Jeremy Cox and his wife, Janet, of Madison; and grandchilren, Kayla DiRenzo Brackett, Todd Cox, Michael Cox, Jacalyn Cox and Samuel Savage; as well as three great-grandchildren. As well as an extensive number of family... Read more