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Businesses and ATVers rev up for second Camp RZR at Jericho

By Barbara Tetreault BERLIN – Camp RZR returns to Jericho Mountain State Park this Friday and Saturday, and thousands of riders are expected to motor to the Androscoggin Valley to enjoy the events, demo rides, music and giveaways sponsored by Polaris. With hundreds of miles of riding trails and beautiful fall weather predicted, the region is bracing for a fun-filled weekend.This is the second Camp RZR at Jericho, and the buzz generated by last year’s event... Read more


Della Cartier: We must work to become an exceptional Godly p…

To the editor:  Response to Frank LaFerriere: I found myself saddened by a recent letter written by Frank LaFerriere and couldn't help but wonder: What ghosts are walking in his shadow? What is the cause of the meanness in his heart? Why the abject bitterness that serves no good or purpose directed. Mr. LaFerriere, I do not live in a Republican Twilight Zone, nor do the people I know. We share common concerns and worry about the future of our... Read more


Berlin goalie spectacular, but offense staggers in field hoc…

By Lloyd Jones CONWAY — After dropping a pair of hard-fought 2-1 matches the previous week at Plymouth in overtime and at home against undefeated Derryfield, you knew it was a just a matter of time before the Kennett High field hockey team got back on track. Unfortunately, it came at Berlin’s expense on Friday at Centola Field. You could tell it was a good day for the hometown flock, by the post-game remarks of Cassandra Johansen... Read more



Jason Robie: Conscientious cleaning

I enjoy cleaning the house. OK, to be clear, I enjoy the feeling of HAVING a clean house, and the best way to get to that goal is to actually clean. I’m not fancy enough (yet) to have my own house cleaner, but that’s on my bucket list, for sure. Imagine combining my love of a clean house with simply coming home to a house that has been cleaned. I’m giddy at just the thought... Read more


Services held for Romeo Morin

Funeral services for Romeo Morin, 82, of Berlin, were held on Sept.18, 2017, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, following prayers at the Bryant Funeral Home. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by the Rev. Kyle Stanton. The pall was placed by Jacqueline Morin, Paul Morin and Claude Morin, and the crucifix was placed by Jacqueline Morin. The readings were done by Ann Marie Morin and Rita Marois; the gifts were presented by... Read more