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Birthday party for Bobby Saturday

BERLIN – From helping out at Berlin Senior Meals and attending community events to delivering newspapers and running errands, Bobby Haggart is a Berlin icon.Kind-hearted and always willing to lend a hand, Bobby needs no last name in Berlin where he is a popular and loved figure.Frequently walking throughout the city, Bobby is a friendly and familiar face. He is also known for a phenomenal memory.Bobby turns 70 soon and his brother Rick Haggart has... Read more


Bill Dwyer: NH driver’s licenses don’t meet TSA standards

To the editor: Why is it that New Hampshire’s Drivers Licenses will not be good enough to be used as an ID while flying next year? There are only 4 states that this applies to and we are one of them. It's not like the standard to be met for the TSA hasn't been know for a while now. 46 other states were able to meet the requirement but not us. If your not part of... Read more


In the Driver’s Seat 10-3-15

Berlin High School Homecoming Weekend By: Jean LeBlanc BERLIN-- The Fall sports season is in full swing and today Berlin high school hosts its 2015 homecoming weekend. It will be a huge day at Gaydo Field, so get off the couch and take in our local athletes in action. We’ll break down the games on tap. So reach up there and tug down on those belts, we’re getting started the next time around! 11AM Gorham Huskies (8-1) @... Read more


Gorham police say speed a factor in fatal car accident

GORHAM – Gorham police say speed was definitely a factor in a catastrophic car accident that killed a Massachusetts man early Monday morning.Gorham Police Chief P.J. Cyr said the 4-door BMW sedan initially struck a tree broadside on Route 16 and the impact split the car in two. The front part of the vehicle then went airborne 50 to 75 feet before hitting a second set of trees and coming to rest. The driver, identified... Read more


Jane M. Moffitt

Jane M. Moffitt, 70, of Berlin passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at her home after a lengthy illness. She was born in Boston, Mass. on July 4, 1945 and lived in the Boston area prior to moving to Berlin 13 years ago. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family, friends and neighbors. Family members include her husband Paul R. Moffitt, Sr. of Berlin; daughters Deborah Munroe of Fall River, Mass. and Regina... Read more