Judge nixes house arrest for man convicted in Ponzi scheme
On July 3, 2013, Nickolas Skaltsis, 64, who previously lived on Erik Drive, was sentenced to serve 1½ to 5 years in prison for three counts of theft by deception and one count of theft by misappropriation.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Police say impairment and speed not factors in fatal crash in Conway
Kyle Guerin, 22, a 2010 graduate of Berlin High School, was operating a Chevrolet S10 pickup truck southbound on West Side Road about 7:30 a.m. when he crossed into the northbound lane in front of the Eastern Slope Farm and struck a 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe operated by Michelle Sullivan, 46, of Conway.
Interim president encouraging student growth at WMCC
On July 1 Wood was named interim president of WMCC for a two-year term, succeeding Katharine Eneguess who left to pursue other opportunities within the Community College System of New Hampshire.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Pair indicted by Coos County grand jury over robbery, beating
A Coos County Superior Court grand jury indicted Brad Antone, 20, and Windy Ferron, 21, on charges of burglary, robbery and two counts each of second-degree assault for a series of alleged incidents on May 10 at the 183 Jericho Road home of John Russo in Berlin.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Former Colebrook Fire Department treasurer accused of embezzlement
Doreen Smith, 51, of 151 Main St. in Colebrook, is charged with two Class A felony counts of theft by unauthorized taking and four Class A misdemeanor counts of tampering with public records or information for allegedly filing financial records she knew were false during that time.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Foster's Daily Democrat
Skaltsis to be released from prison, but can't live in Dover
The city man who stole nearly $300,000 from friends and associates as part of a real estate Ponzi scheme will be released from prison on Oct. 24. Nickolas Skaltsis, 64, was sentenced to between 18 months and five years at the Northern New Hampshire Correctional Facility in Berlin after pleading guilty to three felony counts of theft by deception ... (more)
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Burgess BioPower plant in Berlin.
A new biomass plant in Berlin is finally producing electricity for Public Service of New Hampshire under a controversial 20-year contract that a report says will cost PSNH ratepayers $125 million more than if the electricity was purchased on the open market.
Merrimack best, Hudson worst in area's July unemployment rates
The jobless rate in communities throughout Greater Nashua ranged from 4.8 percent in Merrimack to 5.1 percent in Hudson last month, according to the state, compared to the statewide rate of 4.4 percent.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
American Legion Magazine
A Veterans Day tribute to duty, honor and sacrifice
It's been more than 13 years since the passing of my dad, John "Jack" Gothreau, who died in October 2001.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Mindful Reader:
New Hampshire author J.P. Francis revisits a little-known part of our state's history in a debut novel, .
Sat Aug 16, 2014
OHRV network to offer new trails, as Ride the Wilds set to offer more choices
A visitor at the recent Jericho ATV Festival in Berlin gets ready for a demo ride on the extensive OHRV trail system at Jericho Mountain State Park.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Two ill hikers carried off Mt. Washington
Washington Monday night were carried off the mountain on litters one for more than 1.5 miles by two teams of rescuers.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Foster's Daily Democrat
5th annual ATV festival in North County
It's time for mud, music, food, and fun at the fifth annual Jericho ATV Festival in Berlin, New Hampshire.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Four N.H. Mental Health Centers Splitting $900K In Federal Grant Money
Four New Hampshire health centers in the state trying to help people with mental health and substance abuse problems will be sharing about $900,000 in federal funds.