Local News

More county employees could qualify for health insurance cov…

More county employees could qualify for health insurance coverage By Edith TuckerThe Berlin Daily Sun LANCASTER — County attorney John McCormick broke the ice at the Coos County commissioners’ meeting on Wednesday, May 4, by winning approval to make legal secretary Jennifer Chardon a full-time employee as of July 1, so she will qualify for both health insurance coverage and state retirement.Chardon now works less than 30 hours a week, with the bulk of her time helping... Read more

Opinion

Ithaca Bound: On the Rock

Ithaca Bound: On the Rock

It is one of the most strategically located places on earth. Its name is often preceded by the word “fortress,” and for good reason. Located off the southern coast of Spain, Gibraltar gets its name from Jabal Tariq, or Mountain of Tariq. Tariq was the name of the man who led the first foray into the Iberian Peninsula in 711Now a British protectorate, its familiar mountain profile has drawn countless thousands to its shores each... Read more

Sports

Opening day for Berlin/Gorham Cal Ripken baseball league

Opening day for Berlin/Gorham Cal Ripken baseball league

Nolan York Kolin Melanson Jeremyah Dow Isaac Langlois Erick Betancourt   Carter Poulin Brady Lacasse   Brady Buck (left) Cameron Reardon (right). Read more

Business

Badger Realty North: Connecting with the Community Ribbon Cu…

BERLIN – Thursday, May 12 will be a day of celebration for Badger Realty North, with its official grand opening and ribbon-cutting at 9 a.m., followed by an open house from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The ribbon-cutting will be done by the Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce, with their board of directors and other dignitaries in attendance. Members of the community are invited to take part in the day-long celebration — and to enter... Read more

Obituaries

Denis M. Dow

Denis M. Dow

Denis M. Dow, 59, of Berlin, passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Catholic Medical Center. He was born in Germany on September 14, 1956 the son of Alan and Caroline (Talarico) Dow and was raised in Salem. He came to Berlin 12 years ago and had been employed by Walmart for 11 years in the Lawn and Garden Department. Denis liked sports, his work and gambling with his mother-in-law. Family includes his wife Christine... Read more