Local News

Recalling the glory days of jumping at Nansen

By Barbara Tetreault MILAN — If all goes as planned, Olympic ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson will soon descend the take-off ramp at Nansen Ski Jump and, for one shining moment, the glory days of jumping here will return. Ski jumping was popular in Berlin long before the Nansen Jump was built in 1936-37. The Nansen Ski Club history states skiers were jumping at Paine Hill Ski Jump, built on what is now Eleventh Street, as early as... Read more

Opinion

Poof Tardiff: 1949 VII

Poof Tardiff: 1949 VII

Hello Fellow Berlinites. Continuing with my history of Berlin almost 68 years ago, the first fatality to occur at the Dolly Copp Forest Camp, since the conversion of that area into a public camping ground took place on Tuesday morning, May 31, 1949. Seven-year-old Alan Watson of Merrimac, Massachusetts, was killed when a large boulder in a rock-slide toppled onto him as he went over the bank of the Peabody River to go fishing. The young... Read more

Sports

Epic Saturday Night of Hockey at the Notre Dame Arena

Epic Saturday Night of Hockey at the Notre Dame Arena

The City of Berlin will have on display tonight at Notre Dame Arena its three current hockey teams playing in crucial hockey games, starting at 3 p.m. with the Berlin/Gorham girls varsity hockey team taking on the Souhegan Sabers; at 5:15 p.m., the Mountaineer boys will take on Somersworth/CoeBrown; and at 7 p.m., its game two of the home series for the Berlin River Drivers squaring off against their arch rival the Danbury Titans. It will... Read more

Business

Re/Max annouces Agents of the Month for January

Re/Max annouces Agents of the Month for January

BERLIN — Re/Max Northern Edge Realty congratulates their top agents of the month for January - Jennifer Stewart and Mark Danoski, congratulations to both of you for a job well done. Stop by the Re/Max office located on 232 Glen Avenue to say hello to Stewart, Danoski and the entire team at Re/Max Northern Edge Realty. Stewart can be reached directly at (603) 723-4215 and Danoski can be reached directly at (603) 723-4723. Re/Max Northern... Read more

Obituaries

Lorraine T. Villeneuve

Lorraine T. Villeneuve

Lorraine T. Villeneuve, 83, of Berlin, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. She was born in Berlin on December 19, 1933, the daughter of Emile and Emma (Paquin) Buteau and was a lifelong resident of the area. She enjoyed trips with her family to the casino, taking long rides along the Milan Loop and spending time with her grandchildren. Family includes her children Adele Blais and husband Bobby of Manchester, Raymond “Mimi” Villeneuve and... Read more