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With long term agreement from state, construction of Glen Ho…

GREEN’S GRANT – The N.H. Executive Council last week approved a long-term agreement between the state and the Mt. Washington Summit Road Company designed to help the Auto Road secure $14.3 million in financing for its planned Glen House Hotel.Since 1975, the state and the Mt. Washington Summit Road, or the Auto Road as it is also known, has had a reciprocal agreement for use of the three summit parking areas. The Auto Road, which... Read more


Diane Bouthot: Items for care packages needed by Sept. 24

To the editor: The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 annually sends packages to our military personnel who are currently serving overseas. E-Battery 3-197th are currently deployed overseas and we are asking the community to assist us with collection of items that they could use. There will be some drop boxes for people to drop off items. Gorham Town Hall will have a drop box as well as Randolph Town Hall, Gorham Resource center and the American Legion Post... Read more


In The Driver's Seat 8-27-16: Regular season opens for local…

By: Jean LeBlanc BERLIN/GORHAM — Fall sports got underway Friday on the high school front, and if you are looking to take in one of the best cross-country events, head down to the Great Glen Trails on Saturday morning as Berlin High is hosting that event. It's the Oxford 250 Weekend at Oxford Plains Speedway, so don't waste another minute — reach up there and tug down on those belts, we're getting the one to go... Read more


Harvard Pilgrim pays visit to Local Works Berlin Farmers' Ma…

Harvard Pilgrim pays visit to Local Works Berlin Farmers' Market

Michael Devlin, director of grants and initiatives for the Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Foundation, paid a visit to the Local Works Berlin Farmers' Market on Aug. 18, The Foundation funded cooking demonstrations and market access assistance to ten local farms and food vendors through a grant to WREN. The goal of the grant is to increase access to fresh and healthy food in the Berlin area. Pictured from the left, Devlin was joined at the market... Read more


Marguerite Rosalie Bagley LaFrance

Marguerite Rosalie Bagley LaFrance

Marguerite Rosalie Bagley LaFrance, 86, passed away suddenly from age-related causes on August 26, 2016.Marguerite was born in Berlin, on August 5, 1930, to John Francis Bagley and Margaret Ann Hogan. She graduated from Berlin High School in 1948.Marguerite met her husband, Leo Alec LaFrance, as a teenager, when he made twice weekly deliveries of ice to the Bagley home. Their friendship blossomed into love and they were married on June 16, 1950, at St... Read more