Local News

Let’s Go Fishing program a winner at Lake Umbagog

By Edith TuckerThe Berlin Daily Sun CAMBRIDGE — Thirty-five outdoor enthusiasts, ranging in age from six to nearly 80, had a chance on to learn the basics of the lifelong sport of fishing. They were all enrolled in a free one-day introductory fishing class designed for wanna-be anglers on Aug. 17 at the Umbagog Lake State Park Campground off Route 26, near the NH-Maine state line. Fishing equipment and materials were provided, and no one even had... Read more


Poof Tardiff: 1898 VII

Poof Tardiff: 1898 VII

Hello fellow Berlinites. Berlin, which had become a city in 1897, was now finishing its second year in this manner. It was dealing with growing pains and handling them very well. From all across this country and others, people were starting to hear about this once little town in Northern New Hampshire that was busting at the seams with its manufacture of paper and wood products. So, many people including immigrants, were coming to this “Boomtown”... Read more


In The Driver's Seat 8-27-16: Regular season opens for local…

By: Jean LeBlanc BERLIN/GORHAM — Fall sports got underway Friday on the high school front, and if you are looking to take in one of the best cross-country events, head down to the Great Glen Trails on Saturday morning as Berlin High is hosting that event. It's the Oxford 250 Weekend at Oxford Plains Speedway, so don't waste another minute — reach up there and tug down on those belts, we're getting the one to go... Read more


Eversource launches apprenticeship program for lineworkers

MANCHESTER — Eversource is set to launch an exciting apprenticeship program to train the next generation of lineworkers in the Granite State. The 18-month long program will prepare students for the workforce and provide them with a better understanding of the industry.  "About 25 percent of lineworkers in New Hampshire are of age to retire. This program will help cultivate a new generation of highly skilled, efficient lineworkers to serve our customers," said Marc Geaumont, director... Read more


Celebration of Life for Kristin Black

Celebration of Life for Kristin Black

A celebration of life will be held for Kristin Black on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 4 p.m. at Harvest Christian Fellowship located at 219 Willow Street in Berlin. Read more