BENEFIT DANCE FOR JORDAN SHOTTS

BENEFIT DANCE BEING HELD FOR JORDAN SHOTTS BERLIN--A benefit dance for five-year-old Jordan Shotts, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia, will be held on Saturday, December 7, at the Berlin Recreation Department. Jordan's brother, Mike Drouin, and Mike's friend, Cyle Hawkins, are organizing the fund raiser. The two Berlin High School freshmen own Great Sounds DJ and will be the featured sounds of the evening. They have been playing at a variety of venues for the past ...

Public hearing set to answer questions about landfill purchase

The public has an opportunity Thursday night to comment and ask questions about the proposed purchase of the Mount Carberry landfill by the Androscoggin Valley Regional Refuse Disposal District. The hearing is set for 6 p.m. at the Berlin city hall auditorium. The district has signed a letter of intent to purchase the landfill for $10 million from Fraser Papers which put it out for bid. The district has voted to bond $14 million to cover the purchase and associated capital costs. ...

BERLIN MAN WOUNDED IN ABDOMEN

BERLIN MAN WOUNDED IN ABDOMEN IN HUNTER RELATED ACCIDENT ERROL--Maurice Croteau, 39, of Hutchins Street, Berlin, and also of Bayview, Dummer, was seriously injured in a hunting related incident in Errol just before 11 a.m. near Lone Pine Road in Errol. New Hampshire Fish & Game Lt. Martin Garabedian issued a press release on Sunday stating that Croteau was deer hunting with three other people, including his ten-year-old son and another adult when he was shot with a muzzleloader ...

cut/vetrans day

Dick Ross (second from left) commands Bob Girard, Joe Gauthier, and Lucien Dupuis (l-r) to fire their rifles as part of the White Mountain Veterans Council observance for those lost at sea yesterday on the Mason Street Bridge. Grace Bouchard (not pictured) simultaneously tossed a wreath into the river as part of the tradition for people lost at sea. (BROOKS PAYETTE PHOTO)