Local News

School districts come together for joint meeting

By Kirstan Knowlton BERLIN — A joint meeting between two local school districts to discuss budget cuts and the future of area students led to the agreement that something has to be done. With the goal of being proactive, SAU 3 and SAU 20 are planning a community forum this fall to hear concerns and ideas from residents. With recent changes to the education stabilization funding program, schools are facing deep budget cuts. The Berlin School District... Read more

Opinion

Frank LaFerriere: Separation of church and state

To the editor: "Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof... Read more

Sports

Nocella takes first place at weekend race

Nocella takes first place at weekend race

Jericho Outdoors of Berlin sponsored the race event held at Speedway 51 in Groveton Saturday night. Pictured with the group that was on hand to give out awards in Victory Lane are the Valenti Modified top three, from the left; second — Jeffrey Gallup, winner ± Anthony Nocella, and third place Sam Remeau. (ALAN PLUMMER PHOTO) Read more

 

Business

Lucinda Bragg joins Northeast Bank’s Mortgage Lending Team

Lucinda Bragg joins Northeast Bank’s Mortgage Lending Team

Northeast Bank announced the appointment of Lucinda Bragg as a mortgage loan officer. A resident of Shelburne, Bragg will be delivering mortgage advice throughout Central and Western Maine as well as Northern New Hampshire. Offering a variety of products and services, Bragg will work with local borrowers to design custom mortgage solutions tailored to fit their needs. “We are thrilled to have Lucinda join our team as we help residents of Maine and New Hampshire achieve the... Read more

Obituaries

Lionel R. Roy

Lionel R. Roy

Lionel R. Roy, 81, of Berlin, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at his home. He was born in Berlin, on September 9, 1935 the son of the late Moses and Josephine (Demers) Roy and was a lifelong resident. He had been employed by the City of Berlin Public Works Department for 47 years, retiring in 1997. Lionel was a member of Good Shepherd Parish and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Family members include his wife... Read more