Bilodeau's celebrate 60th. anniversary

Laurent and Dorothy Bilodeau celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. A poolside reception was hosted at their home on June 10, 2017, in honor of their Diamond Anniversary. Upon returning from serving in the Korean War, Laurent and Dorothy were married June 15, 1957. Laurent worked at Crown Vantage Paper Company for 41 years, retiring 1989. After retirement, they traveled to various countries, enjoyed several cruises and spent most of their time in Sarasota, Fla. Together they raised six children, have 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.



Johnson Wedding

Roland Johnson and Layla Johnson were united in marriage on June 17, 2017, at Runnells Hall in Tamworth. Lucille Michaud served as justice of the peace. The couple wrote their personal vows and rings were exchanged. 

The bride is the daughter of Donald and Lisa Johnson. The groom is the son of Gail Keene of Berlin. 

The bride wore an off-white lace strength dress and carried a bouquet of assorted lavender and pink flowers. Hannah Quinn, sister of the bride, was maid of honor.

Anthony Quinn, brother-in-law of the bride, was best man. Nia Quinn the bride's niece was the flower girl. The bride's father walked her down the aisle to meet her groom. Both Donald and Lisa Johnson gave the bride to the be married. 

The reception was also held at Runnells Hall which was decorated in lavender and pink. Sarah's Catering served a buffet and music by Peter Heimlich and Doug Hazard was enjoyed by all. The photographer was Andrea Kennett, the bride's aunt. The three-tiered heart-shaped cake, decorated in lavender and pink, was made by Stephen Michaud of Gorham. 

Members and friends of the family attended from local areas. 

Mr. and Mrs. Johnson honeymooned in southern New Hampshire and now reside in North Conway. 

Vernon and May engagement

James and Michele Vernon, of Gorham, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Andrea Vernon to Jason May. He is the son of Lisa May, of Berlin and Roger May and step mom Debi May, of Orford. The couple reside in Gorham and are planning a wedding in the spring of 2018.


Archilles and Boucher engagement


David and Penny Achilles of Groton, Vt., are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Danielle Marie Achilles to Joseph Carl Boucher. Joseph is the son of Cheryl and Rene Boucher of Maine. Danielle is a graduate of Blue Mountain Union School and is finishing her final year of Nursing at White Mountains Community College in Berlin. Joseph is a graduate of Berlin High School and is a personal banker and independent insurance agent. Danielle and Joseph live in Berlin with their adorable puppy Lucie and are planning a Fall 2018 wedding.