Local News

The beauty of faith: St. Anne Church a local landmark with a…

By Rachael Brown Berlin may be “The city that trees built,” but it is also the city that built St. Anne Church. The church, located just north of Berlin’s business district sits on the northeast corner of Church and Pleasant Streets. It is a rectangular redbrick building, with a gabled slate roof, two towers — one topped with a steeple, the other with a 14-foot statue of St. Anne holding her daughter Mary. The 158-foot long and... Read more

Opinion

Poof Tardiff: 1949 VI

Poof Tardiff: 1949 VI

Hello fellow Berlinites. The council meeting in Berlin on Tuesday, April 28, 1949, proved that civic interest was not dead. People were very upset about the new system of one-way traffic on Pleasant and Main Streets. Council members knew that the long red-taped road to a repaved Main Street (which was in disarray), approached a big decision. The Mayor and Councilmen wanted to do what was best for this city, so they called a meeting of... Read more

Sports

Huskies snap losing streak with win over Yellowjackets, 53-3…

Huskies snap losing streak with win over Yellowjackets, 53-36

By Lance Legere GORHAM — The Gorham boys' basketball team took a long snowy trip up to Canaan, Vt., on Wednesday night and grabbed a nice victory over Canaan-Pittsburg, 53-36 in a Division IV game. It was just the second win of the season for Gorham ending an 11-game drought.   The Yellowjackets have one victory in 15 contests this winter.   The Huskies came out firing on all cylinders in the first quarter using aggressive defense and good... Read more

Business

Madame Xtina to open Tarot Room in Berlin

Madame Xtina to open Tarot Room in Berlin

BERLIN — In need of some spiritual guidance, or curious where life might take you next? Professional tarot-card reader Christina Lefebvre will hold the grand opening celebration of the Tarot Room on Pleasant Street in Berlin on Monday, Feb. 20. Lefebvre will offer a free one-card reading at the opening, along with champagne, chocolates and chance to will a full reading. Lefebvre is a professional tarot-card reader who moved to Berlin a few years ago with her... Read more

Obituaries

Pauline G. Boucher

Pauline G. Boucher

Pauline G. Boucher, 71, of Lakeland, Fla., died on February 16, 2017. She was born on January 8, 1946, in Berlin. Pauline was a dedicated wife and loving mother and dedicated her life to providing day care, helping other families to care for and raise their children. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Boucher, her parents Roland and Grace Lepage, and a brother Roland Lepage Jr. and his wife Priscille. She is... Read more