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Contested races for mayor, council, and school board

BERLIN — A flurry of last day filings for the upcoming municipal election ensures there will be contested races for mayor, city council and most school board positions.The mayor’s seat and four positions on the city council are up for grabs.Mayor Paul Grenier and all four city councilors up for re-election, Peter Higbee, Roland Theberge, Denise Morgan Allain, and Michael Gentili, filed for another term.But the incumbents will be challenged by a team running together... Read more


Ted Bosen: I worry for my ill-informed Christian brothers

To the editor: In the last issue of the Berlin Daily Sun, you published a letter by a gentleman who quoted a speech he attributed to Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, which stated that Muslims who came to Australia to practice Sharia law should leave their Christian culture and find another country. This writer encouraged us readers to circulate this speech all over the US and Canada. I applaud the willingness of the Sun to publish letters... Read more


Berlin's defense shuts down Lady Eagles 4-0

Berlin's defense shuts down Lady Eagles 4-0

BERLIN — Mountie senior Jensyn Dandeneau scored three goals and the Berlin defense spear headed by, captain Emily Tennis, kept their opponent off the score board lifting Berlin to a 4-0 victory over Kennett in an inter-divisional field hockey game played in Berlin Saturday. The win lifted Berlin to their tenth straight win of the Fall, while 5-4-1 Kennett fell for just the fourth time this season in ten contests. It was the first time... 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

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