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Building Civic Strength: A community conversation on civic engagement in Berlin

What’s at the heart of civic strength? What can we do to best prepare ourselves and our youth to take on the responsibilities of participation in a democratic society?. NH Civics and NHPR concluded our series of candid conversations on these and other questions about the meaning of civic engagement on May 17 at Berlin City Hall. These talks have been held throughout the spring and hosted by Laura Knoy, who formerly hosted NHPR's The Exchange.
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This Huge House Is Walking Distance To The Largest Fair In Maine

If you are a lover of Maine's agricultural fairs (who isn't, right?), there is a good chance that you have been to the Fryeburg Fair at least a few times. Maine's Blue Ribbon Classic has been around for nearly two centuries and is the state's largest fair. The fair, which sees tens of thousands of visitors each day, acts as the grand finale of the Maine fair season.
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Burgess biomass bill compromise is up for approval in N.H. House and Senate

The House and Senate will make a final decision Thursday on a compromise on a bill that would extend an agreement to help Berlin’s biomass plant continue operating. The Burgess biomass plant has long produced energy that’s more expensive than the market rate, and Eversource’s ratepayers have shouldered that burden.

Blind man's theft case ends in dropped charges

OSSIPEE — The court case of a legally blind man who made national news after being accused of shoplifting from Walmart ended last week with charges being dropped after he successfully completed a “diversion agreement.”. A diversion agreement is when a defendant must fulfill certain conditions to avoid...

Pioneers serve up first-round success, road test awaits

MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Trinity High School girls tennis team just put together its best regular season in recent history. Wednesday afternoon, the sixth-ranked Pioneers extended that success, opening the playoffs with a 6-3 home victory over visiting Berlin, which entered the Division III tournament as the No. 11 seed.

Free Pig Roast with All The Fixin’s Coming to Bridgton, Maine

Yes. You read that right - free. When you are a company that makes rubs and sauces and you know they are damn good - you want everyone to try them. Welcome to the Beast Feast Maine FREE pig roasts! Beast Feast Maine, is a sauce and rub company around since 2009. They make BBQ sauces, hot sauces, marinades, and rub. They use only the best ingredients. People recognize Beast Feast probably because they are found in over 100 stores!

Dwayne Dembiec, 53

Dwayne Dembiec, 53, recently passed away unexpectedly. Born on March 28, 1969, he lived on the New Hampshire Seacoast until he was seven and then grew up in Holderness. He was a graduate of Plymouth High School (’87) and Plymouth State University (’96). After high school, he pursued...

Maine woman seriously injured after being hit by suspected drunk driver

PARSONSFIELD (WGME) -- A Maine man was charged with OUI after he allegedly caused a head-on crash in Parsonsfield that seriously injured a woman. According to the York County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy spotted a man driving erratically Pendexter Brook Rd. around 2:20 p.m. on Monday. As the vehicle passed the deputy, it almost struck his cruiser.

Man charged with assaulting pregnant woman in Rockland

ROCKLAND — A 30-year-old man from Waterford was ordered not to return to Knox County during a bail hearing after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting a pregnant woman in her Rockland home. John Everett Larson, Jr., was arrested early Friday morning May 20 by Rockland Police and charged...

POLICE LOG: 5-24-2022

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Opinion: We need a reality check on Casella’s conclusions

John Casella is the CEO of Casella Waste Systems, the Vermont corporation that owns and operates the soon-to-be-closed NCES landfill in Bethlehem. He is having a hard time getting permits from the NH Department of Environmental Services to replace NCES with a new, even larger landfill, about five miles away in Dalton.