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

Girls win three in three days to finish regular season undef…

Girls win three in three days to finish regular season undefeated

By Jean LeBlanc BERLIN — The Berlin varsity girls' tennis team completed a perfect regular season, winning its final three matches in three days to retain the top seed in Division III at 14-0. Berlin 9, Kennett 0 The Mounties rolled to a 9-0 win over Division II Kennett High in Gorham on Monday. In singles, Audrey Coulombe won 8-1 over Olivia Couture; Myra Arsenault won 8-0 over Becca Lees; Emily Theriault rolled 8-0 over Liz  Davis; Rylie... Read more

Business

Re/Max ranks fourth in agent productivity

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