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

Blaine Dwyer: Honor all mothers this Mother’s Day

To the editor: This Mother’s Day, May 8, many of us will celebrate the powerful bond between mother and child. Tragically, the world-wide symbols of motherhood - dairy cows - never get to see or nurture their babies. Newborn calves are torn from their mothers at birth, so we can seize and drink the milk that mother cows produce for them. The powerless, distraught mothers bellow for days, hoping in vain for their babies' return. The babies are kept alive elsewhere, to... 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