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Trailhead Stewards help reduce search and rescues in White M…

Trailhead Stewards help reduce search and rescues in White Mountain National Forest

Hikers talk to a national forest volunteer trailhead steward. (COURTESY PHOTO)By Edith TuckerThe Berlin Daily Sun RANDOLPH — Volunteer trailhead stewards are now greeting and providing information to hikers, backpackers and climbers starting up trails — Valley Way, Airline, Amphibrach and The Link, and Fallsway — to the northern peaks of the Mount Washington Range from the busy state Department of Transportation-owned Appalachia parking lot on Route 2. It’s part of a growing program that was started... Read more


Christopher Blair: Continue supporting your schools; your in…

To the editor: My wife Deidre and I arrived in Gorham from Portland, Ore., in 2014. We knew we'd found a special place; my son Christopher came out for a visit and liked it so much that he stayed, too. I began my administrative career at Edward Fenn Elementary with the best students and teachers in all of New Hampshire. (That's right, Dartmouth, I said it.) Deidre continued her art career, embraced the North Country lifestyle, and... Read more


Nocella takes first place at weekend race

Nocella takes first place at weekend race

Jericho Outdoors of Berlin sponsored the race event held at Speedway 51 in Groveton Saturday night. Pictured with the group that was on hand to give out awards in Victory Lane are the Valenti Modified top three, from the left; second — Jeffrey Gallup, winner ± Anthony Nocella, and third place Sam Remeau. (ALAN PLUMMER PHOTO) Read more



Lucinda Bragg joins Northeast Bank’s Mortgage Lending Team

Lucinda Bragg joins Northeast Bank’s Mortgage Lending Team

Northeast Bank announced the appointment of Lucinda Bragg as a mortgage loan officer. A resident of Shelburne, Bragg will be delivering mortgage advice throughout Central and Western Maine as well as Northern New Hampshire. Offering a variety of products and services, Bragg will work with local borrowers to design custom mortgage solutions tailored to fit their needs. “We are thrilled to have Lucinda join our team as we help residents of Maine and New Hampshire achieve the... Read more


Steven Philip Fortier

Steven Philip Fortier passed away June 20, 2017, after several days at the Shell Point Hope Hospice facility in Fort Myers, Fla. Steven was born in Berlin on June 23, 1950, the son of Phil and Ce (Couhie) Fortier. He graduated from Berlin High School and the Berlin Vocational College. After working at various resorts and restaurants in the White Mountain area of New Hampshire, he moved to Anchorage, Alaska in 1981. Steven worked as a chef... Read more