Local News

Berlin man indicted on robbery and assault charges

LANCASTER — A Berlin man was indicted on charges he used physical force to rob two people, one a 16-year-old girl who suffered facial fractures in the incident.Meeting Friday, a Coos County grand jury indicted Joseph D. Perreault, 31, of 190 Willard Street on two counts of robbery and one count of second-degree assault. On May 7, Perreault is alleged to have thrown the female teen to the ground and physically assaulted her to obtain... Read more

Opinion

Ithaca Bound: Invitation

Part of Monday afternoon was spent in the cafeteria of the Androscoggin Valley Hospital. One part of one wall of the cafeteria has been set aside for the displaying of works by the area’s artists. This rotating arts program is the work of the AVH’s Auxiliary and changes approximately every six weeks. My photography exhibit went up yesterday afternoon an will be on display until June 29.This is my personal invitation to all who read... Read more

Sports

Berlin girls snap two-game slide with 17-0 win over Laconia

By Jean LeBlanc   BERLIN — The Berlin girls scored 13 runs in the second inning and cruised to a one-sided 17-0 victory over the Laconia Sachems in Berlin on Monday. The Mounties ended a two-game skid and improved to 9-4 this season. Laconia lost for the 10th time in 14 contests.   Defensively, the Mounties went to right-hander Shaeleigh Valliere on the mound to begin the day. Valliere went the first two innings and struck out five Sachems... Read more

Business

Berlin’s Main Street to get a coffee cart — Grand Opening to…

Berlin’s Main Street to get a coffee cart — Grand Opening to be held at WREN Works Maker Studio

By Kirstan Knowlton BERLIN — Dana Smith of River Song Cafe will bring fresh coffee and homemade pastries to downtown Berlin with her very own coffee cart. Smith will celebrate her grand opening on Thursday, June 2 during Drive in the 50’s. The River Song coffee cart will feature teas and Good Vibes coffee that are fair trade, organic and locally roasted. Smith also specializes in making croissants, scones and sweet bread mini loafs. The River Song coffee... Read more

Obituaries

Allen J. Dupont

Allen J. Dupont, 64, of Berlin, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Country Village in Lancaster. He was born in Berlin on August 5, 1951 the son of Donald H. and Evelyn M. (Dalphonse) Dupont and was a lifelong resident. He was a member of St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, the Richard Dupont Chapter of Coos County Veterans and the Wounded Warriors Foundation. Allen’s employment included James River Corporation and the... Read more