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BERLIN — The city council at its weekly meeting Monday approved the fiscal 2023 budget of $54,131,394 after an amendment changing the amount of street repair and paving from $80,000 to $380,000.  

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GORHAM — The Gorham Fourth of July Committee recently announced its schedule along with three people to be honored during this year’s five-day celebration of the nation’s birthday from June 30-July 4.

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Thompson & Meserves Purchase — A severely hypothermic hiker died Sunday despite a high risk rescue off the Gulfside Trail under conditions described as treacherous. Xi Chen, 53, of Andover, Mass., was attempting a traverse of the Presidential Range Saturday when he was overcome by weathe…

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BERLIN — The N.H. Food Bank has agreed to run the free Summer Lunch Program in Berlin. The Food Bank is holding a kickoff for the summer meal program Tuesday June 21, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Community Field.  The agency will explain about the program and how kids can access delicious meals …

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The filing period for the upcoming primary and general election has closed and there are few contested primary races for local elected positions. Redistricting has resulted in the loss of a state representative seat in Coos County and changed the layout of the senate and executive council di…

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BERLIN — The city is undergoing another property revaluation and homeowners should expect to see their assessments almost double but that does not mean, however, that their tax bills will almost double. If the city’s budget stays the same, the tax rate will drop and homeowners will end up pa…

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CONCORD — Many New Hampshire consumers will be shocked by their next electric bill. The issue came before the state’s Executive Council and Gov. Chris Sununu on Wednesday.

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BERLIN — The city council approved the new proposed Berlin Master Plan following a public hearing Monday night, during which there were no comments from the public.

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LANCASTER — A Berlin man was found guilty in Coos County Superior Court last week of two counts of second degree assault with a deadly weapon.

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BERLIN — A pandemic may have made their high school years challenging, but Berlin High student speakers at Friday’s commencement exercises said the experience will help them overcome future obstacles.