Local News

We remember Rose

Rose Dodge remembered as fair, unbiased journalist, committed to covering Berlin BERLIN — Rose Dodge, the guiding force behind The Berlin Daily Sun for much of its tenure, died Thursday after a long battle with cancer. Local officials and former colleagues recalled Dodge’s integrity and commitment to fair and unbiased reporting. She was remembered as someone who treated everyone equally and with respect but never backed down from a story she felt needed to be told. “I thought... Read more


Poof Tardiff: 1898 II

Poof Tardiff: 1898 II

Hello fellow Berlinites. The latest news that was in the local papers was concerning this country's relationship with Spain, after the USS Maine battleship was blown up and sunk in Havana Harbor on February 15, 1898. It was expected that the board of inquiry would take reasonable time to investigate this attack thoroughly, not attempt any unnecessary delay in making their findings and punish those involved by striking hard and quickly. This eventually led to a... Read more


In the Driver’s Seat 7-23-16 Mid-season events highlight loc…

By: Jean LeBlanc Our local speedways will fire up their locations to some extremely important racing events this coming Saturday night. It’s a huge ACT/PASS combination race at White Mountain Motorsports Park in North Woodstock and it’s the mid-season track championships at Speedway 51 in Groveton with double points on the line. So with that in mind, we have a lot to cover. So reach up there and pull down tight on those belts, we’re getting... Read more


Coos Economic Development Corp. reports 50 jobs will be crea…

CEDC reports 50 jobs will be created at Capone Iron North Woods By Edith TuckerThe Berlin Daily Sun STEWARTSTOWN — Mike Scala, executive director of the Coos Economic Development Corp., delivered a very positive quarterly report to the Coos County commissioners on Wednesday, July 13.Both the Community Development Block Grant and the New Markets Tax Credit deal have been completed for Capone Iron Corp. North Woods at 12 Industrial Drive in Berlin, Scala reported happily. The City of... Read more


Paul A. Delisle

Paul A. Delisle, 83, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Portsmouth. Born in Berlin on February 27, 1933, he was the son of Andrew and Eva (Michaud) Delisle. He had spent his recent years in Berlin, after raising his family,with the love of his life Priscilla, on Peverly Hill Road in Portsmouth. He was employed by Atherton’s Furniture for many years and owned Delisle Construction with his children. Paul was a father, grandfather, great... Read more