Coolidge obit

Miss Eleanor B. Coolidge, 90, formerly of 36 Evans Street, Gorham, passed away Friday, February 7, 2003 at the Country Village Health Care Center in Lancaster where she had lived for several years. Miss Coolidge was born in Bethel, Maine, on September 5, 1912, the daughter of Hollis E. and Fannie (Cross) Coolidge. She was a graduate of Gorham High School with the Class of 1930. She also graduated from Nursing School in Portland, Maine. During World War II, she returned to Gorham and ...

Gorham to hold second school budget hearing

The town's budget shows no increase in the tax rate, but that's certainly not going to be the case for the school's portion of the budget. Town Manager Bill Jackson said Friday he was concerned about the potential impact on the tax rate if several school warrant articles are approved. He said he expects last year's tax rate of $10.00 per $1,000 valuation for town residents will be the same this year when the tax rate is set in October. He presented the town budget ...

Gregg says cityhas a good shot at getting federal prison

Announces $1.4 million for water system and NFHP

The city's chances of landing a federal prison are good according to U.S. Senator Judd Gregg. Gregg was in Berlin Friday afternoon to announce $1.4 million in funding for the city's water system and the Northern Forest Heritage Park. At the same time he reported he has set aside $10 million for site selection and environmental studies for a federal prison. All of the funds are contained in the fiscal 2003 Omnibus Appropriations ...

Boards discuss draft capital improvement plan

Few surprises in list of projects

The Route 110 project, the wastewater treatment system upgrade, the East Side Arterial, and the condition of city buildings and equipment were identified as top priorities for the capital improvement plan being developed for Berlin. The planning board and city council held a joint meeting Thursday night to discuss the draft CIP put together by City Manager Patrick MacQueen. MacQueen and department heads briefed the planning board and council on the ...