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Body of Missing Canadian man found

SARGENT PURCHASE — The body of missing Canadian Francois Carrier was found a short distance off the Tuckerman Ravine by a group of hikers late Saturday afternoon. Rescue teams had searched the Pinkham Notch area for five days using helicopters, scent dogs and scores of searchers after Carrier’s family reported him missing on May 12. N.H. Fish and Game Lt. Wayne Saunders said rocks concealed the body unless you were in close proximity. Saunders said Fish and... Read more


Ithaca Bound: Fifty-three

Fifty-Three. This coming Sunday, June 5, will mark number fifty-three. That is how long my wife, Barrie, and I have been married. A long time by today’s standards, it seems. We hope for many more to come.We had been dating for less than a year when I asked her. It was the man who was like a father to me who encouraged me to do so. My own father seldom played a role in my... Read more


McCann silences Gilford bats 15-3

By Jean LeBlanc GILFORD — Freshman pitcher Samantha McCann limited the Gilford offense to just three runs on three hits and her teammates touched home plate 15 times in a 15-3 victory over the Golden Eagles in the second game of a doubleheader played in Gilford. Berlin improved to 11-4, while the sweep left the Eagles slipping to 8-6. Gilford was the visiting team in game two. The Eagles managed single runs off of McCann in the second... Read more


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


James D. Beroney

James D. Beroney

James D. Beroney, 65, of Stark, passed away at his home on Saturday, May 28, 2016. Beroney was born in Berlin on September 25, 1950 a son of the late Clifford and Thelma (Pratt) Beroney. He was raised in West Milan and was lifelong resident of the area. James served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and was a member of the American Legion in Groveton. He enjoyed woodworking and working around his home that... Read more