Irene G. Hachez

Mrs. Irene G. Hachez, 76, formerly of 776 Third Ave., Berlin, NH, passed away Friday morning, March 14, 2003 at the St. Vincent de Paul Nursing Center where she had been residing. She was born in Gorham, NH, on June 16, 1926, the daughter of Henry and Roseanna Gilbert Provencher. A lifelong resident, she was employed as a waitress with Riendeau’s Restaurant and also worked at Granite State, Dunkin Donuts and the Pot Luck Restaurant, retiring in 1978. She enjoyed playing bingo, ...

Historical Society set to purchase Brown Company Barns

BIDPA Plans to Sell Barns for One Dollar as Society Hopes to Raise Money for Renovations

To the delight of Berlin and Coos Country Historical Society President Renney Morneau, the Berlin Industrial Development and Park Authority announced Thursday night they are going to sell the two Brown Company barns located at the Maynesboro Industrial Park to the historical society for the small price of one dollar. “In theory, that’s the way things are looking,” said Morneau of the one dollar ...

Write-in candidate for Milan selectman declines position

Write-in winner for a three-year term as Milan selectman, Ernie Miner, has declined the position. The town's board of selectmen will now appointment an interested person to a one-year term to give that person an opportunity to see if he or she wants to continue. If that person does, he or she will have to file for candidacy and be voted in at the next town meeting. Selectman Dick Lamontagne said the board has been contacted by some people interested in the term and will be ...

Board to bring $11.6m budget to council March 24

The Berlin School Board voted to accept the 2003-2004 school calendar last night at its meeting and agreed the administration should look forward into two beneficial programs for its students, before the board goes to the Berlin City Council to present its $11.6 million 2003-2004 budget. When the board approaches the city on March 24, it will be hoping to have its 11.6 million dollar budget for the upcoming school year stay intact without any more cuts. The board already made just ...