Local News

Milan Zoning Board approves campground proposal

MILAN — In a unanimous vote, the zoning board granted a special exception for the development of a commercial campground at 460 Milan Hill Road, subject to a number of specific conditions.The board made the ruling earlier this month after a public hearing on the application filed by Amos Flint and land owner Thomas Flint.The board approved a single campground containing nine rental cabins, a maintenance building, and an owner or manager’s house. The individual... Read more

Opinion

Once Upon a Berlin Time: 1978 IV

By Poof Tardiff Hello fellow Berlinites. In June of 1978, Gorham's “Northwoodsman” shifted his attention from off -highway vehicles to outdoor recreation in general. Former conservation officer and head of snowmobiling in New Hampshire, Paul Doherty, was named as the director of Parks and Recreation for the Granite State by Gov. Meldrim Thomson and the Executive Council. The 58-year-old outdoorsman and author moved up to head the state's park system after serving as the first chief of bureau... Read more

Sports

Berlin girls clip Orioles to advance to semifinals 5-4

Berlin girls clip Orioles to advance to semifinals 5-4

By Jean LeBlanc BERLIN — Sophomore Hayley Coulombe overcame a 7-6 deficit, winning the final three games to earn a hard fought 9-7 win over Conant's Sarah Smith to help the Berlin girls' tennis team to a 5-4 win over the Orioles in the quarterfinal round of the Division III tennis tournament in Gorham Wednesday. The win was the 15th of the year for the top ranked Mountaineers, advancing them to face No. 4 seed Profile... Read more

Business

Berlin real estate brokerage among nation's best

BERLIN — RE/Max Northern Edge Realty, a locally owned and operated RE/Max franchise, ranks among the top 50 large brokerages in per-agent productivity, based on home sales data from 1,705 qualifying firms participating in the "2017 Real Trends 500 Report." When the 1,705 participating U.S. brokerages that closed at least 500 transaction sides are measured by transaction sides per agent, RE/Max Northern Edge Realty ranked fourth out of 50 participating U.S. brokerages. “RE/Max agents sell more real... Read more

Obituaries

Fred Isaacson

WOLFEBORO — Fred Isaacson died Monday, May 1, 2017, at his home with his family at his side. He was born Feb. 6, 1936 in Berlin, N.H., the son of the late Sophie and Charles Isaacson. He graduated from Berlin High School in 1957 with a football scholarship to the University of New Hampshire. He chose instead to join the U.S. Marine Corps and was stationed in Puerto Rico and then on the USS Ticonderoga aircraft carrier... Read more