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WMCC celebrates 50th anniversary with gala this Saturday

By Tom Eastman BERLIN — Now featuring three campuses — including its latest one in North Conway Village — White Mountains Community College has a lot to celebrate, and the Berlin-based college will be doing just that, at its 50th anniversary gala on Saturday at the Omni Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods.The general public, along with college faculty, staff, board members and alumni, is invited to attend. Proceeds will benefit the Presidential Fund, which raises... Read more


Mary Ann Lary: Losing visiting nurses would damage the commu…

To the editor:  An open letter to Berlin City Council and Mayor Grenier:  I am writing regarding the proposal to close the Berlin Health Dept. Visitng Nurses.  As a nurse, I understand how crucial visiting nurses are to homebound patients, they are able to be the eyes and ears for physicians when doing home visits they assess patients and can call the doctor to make medication adjustments, diet changes or recommend a doctors visit or emergency room visit... Read more


River Drivers home opener this Saturday night

River Drivers home opener this Saturday night

BERLIN — The puck will drop on the Berlin River Drivers' 2016-17 season on Saturday (7 p.m.) when they host the Danville Dashers. After a great turnout for its exhibition game last Friday, the hockey club is looking to pack the Notre Dame with the River Driver faithful. River Driver Jiri Pestuka will be asked to provide a big part of the Berlin offense. (JEAN LEBLANC PHOTO) Make it your business to be there to cheer on... Read more


WREN offers Face-To-Facebook part one class series

BETHLEHEM/BERLIN — With a focus on attracting more customers to increase your sales both on and offline for your business, Kyle Newton will share his secrets for how he sold enough books online to hit No. 3 on Amazon. The series in Bethlehem will take place Wednesday’s, Nov. 2, 9 and 16, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and in Berlin on Thursday’s November 3, 10 and 17, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. To register or for... Read more


Maureen B. Atwood

Maureen B. Atwood

Maureen B. Atwood, 82, of Berlin, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016, at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital. She was born in Berlin on July 9, 1934, the daughter of Maurice and Alexandrina (Bedard) Landry and was a lifelong resident. She was a member of Good Shepherd Parish and had been employed by Gamm Inc. Her granddaughter was the love of her life. Family includes her sons Donald Atwood of Berlin; Paul Atwood of Milan and... Read more