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U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham to campaign in Berlin Saturday

 BERLIN – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham will stop in Berlin Saturday, Sept. 5 on a presidential campaign swing through the North Country. Graham will be at the Northland Restaurant at 1 p.m. Saturday as part of a two-day visit through Coos County that also includes stops in Dalton, Lancaster, Errol, Millsfield, Pittsburg, and Colebrook. He stops at LL Cote Sports Center in Errol at 2:15 p.m. on Friday and then at 3:30 p.m. is scheduled... Read more


Poof Tardiff: 1919 V

Poof Tardiff: 1919 V

Hello fellow Berlinites. During the month of August 1919, the milk producers of Milan met at the office of H. I. Goss and Warren James to organize a corporation that was known as “The Androscoggin Dairy Company”.This group got started on September 2, 1919 and was in the market for milk customers at this time. They made their headquarters in the old city building on 47 Mechanic Street, which would have been just behind the... Read more


In The Driver’s Seat 9-5-15: High school sports begin, auto …

In The Driver’s Seat 9-5-15: High school sports begin, auto racing, Spartan racing and a hole-in-one!

By Jean LeBlanc The high school sports scene got underway this past week — we got a sneak peak at the local teams. There’s a lot to cover on this holiday weekend, so reach up there and pull down on those belts one more time as we’re going green next time by.Great start for the Gorham High School teams this past week. Rob Hamel’s cross-country team got help from soccer players Max Sjostrom and Jackson King... Read more


Leadership North Country: Katelyn Robinson's story

This is the first in a series of stories by and about the graduates of Leadership North Country. We all think we know what is going on in our community, but how much do we really know? Katelyn Robinson, Leadership North Country Class of 2014, grew up in Wells River, Vt. After graduating from the University of Vermont with a degree in Community and International Development she joined the team at Northern Community Investment Corporation (NCIC)... Read more


Yvonne (Hartford) Hummer

Yvonne (Hartford) Hummer, 69, passed away on Aug. 13, 2015. She was born in Berlin on Aug. 9, 1946.She was employed at various places including JV Components in Conway and the Merriman House nursing home as a certified nursing assistant and most recently traveling all over to set up Walmart stores until she had to retire because of an illness.Yvonne loved caring for other people and spending time with family and friends. She also had... Read more