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Dana arraigned on murder charge in death of daughter

LANCASTER — Roger Dana will remain incarcerated at the Coos County Jail in West Stewartstown without bail following his arraignment Monday on a charge of second-degree murder in the death of his 2-year-old daughter. Dana was arrested Friday for recklessly causing the death of Madison Dana by physically assaulting her multiple times at her home at 109 York St., in Berlin, on Nov. 27. In Lancaster District Court, Judge Paul Desjardins explained to Dana that he could... Read more


John K. Scarinza: Addressing questions about proposed hotel …

To the editor: As a result of several news articles in the last several days, and the subsequent questions that have arisen as to the “status” of a “proposed” hotel on Mount Washington by the Mount Washington Railway Company, as Chairman of the Coos County Planning Board I wanted to take an opportunity to address some of the questions and to inform the public of the purpose of the upcoming meeting and to provide some guidance... Read more


Third period comeback earns River Driver's third straight vi…

Third period comeback earns River Driver's third straight victory

By Jean LeBlanc BERLIN — The Berlin River Driver's overcame a 3-0 deficit after two periods and forward Cole Gunner scored the game-winning power play goal with just 3:11 left to play, giving Berlin a huge 5-3 comeback victory over the Titans in Danbury on Sunday. The win elevated Berlin to third place in the Federal Hockey League standings at (6-6-0-2). Danbury was coming off two huge wins over league-leading Danville, fell to (6-7-1-1) overall losing to... Read more


Caron Building Center has grand finale shopping giveaway; wi…

Caron Building Center has grand finale shopping giveaway; winner takes home $1,000 in merchandise

BERLIN — The autumn season just got a little more golden for Caron Building Center and customer Jeffery Gagnon. On Nov. 18, Jeffery Gagnon was chosen as the winner of the Caron Building Center $1,000 Shopping Giveaway. Gagnon was selected at random from more than 750 entries submitted at the store from Aug. 29 — Nov. 18. Melissa Riendeau, an employee at Caron's, said that Caron Building Center is delighted to provide one of its customers with... Read more


Raymond A. Holt

Raymond A. Holt

Raymond A. Holt passed away at the age of 77 at his home in Dummer, on December 3, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer. Raymond was born on November 15, 1939, in Milan, the son of Hazel Hawkins and Arnold Holt. He attended Milan Grammar School and Berlin High School. He joined the Marine Corps at the age of 18 and was an active member of the Marine Corps League. Raymond was a logger... Read more