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Berlin Gets Healthier As Fitness By Design and A Gentle Touch Electrolysis Come to Town

By at June 2, 2016 | 6:45 pm |

Berlin Gets Healthier As Fitness By Design and A Gentle Touch Electrolysis Come to Town

Fitness By Design and A Gentle Touch Electrolysis recently opened their doors in Berlin on Webster Square Road. Begun in 2005, Fitness By Design went under new ownership in late 2015 under Meaghan Massenat. Meaghan, who has a Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology, has had a lifelong love for fitness and being healthy. Since she took over in early 2015, Fitness By more...

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Lobster Roll/Strawberry Shortcake Festival

By at May 26, 2016 | 8:00 pm |

Lobster Roll/Strawberry Shortcake Festival

Are you ready for some hot buttered lobster rolls? The third annual Festival on the Hill, a Lobster Roll/Strawberry Shortcake Festival, will be held at Kensington Congregational Church (KCC), 312 Percival Avenue in Kensington, on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine. Gwen McCann, organizer and director of Christian Faith Formation said, “We are more...

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Berlin Construction Firm Helps to Bring Ferndale Market Fresh to Life

By at May 19, 2016 | 12:00 pm |

Berlin Construction Firm Helps to Bring Ferndale Market Fresh to Life

Work is nearing completion at 45 Chamberlain Highway in Berlin in the former home of Roger’s Marketplace. Samira and Salim Saleh, the owners of Ferndale Market Fresh, are on hand to make sure everything is done so that their customers will be able to have the best experience possible. And the key to make that happen? Berlin’s own Fortunato Construction Group. A more...

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Summer Dog Obedience Classes Offered

By at May 13, 2016 | 11:00 am |

Summer Dog Obedience Classes Offered

The Berlin Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for Summer Dog Obedience Classes at the Berlin Parks and Recreation Office, 230 Kensington Road, Berlin CT 06037 beginning on Monday, May 9th for residents and Monday, May 23th for non-residents. The classes are held at the former Pistol Creek Golf Course, 600 Spruce Brook Road, East Berlin, CT. 06023. more...

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Police Commissioners, Department Recognized for Service

By at May 6, 2016 | 9:30 am |

Police Commissioners, Department Recognized for Service

On April 21 Chief Paul Fitzgerald presented the Berlin Board of Police Commissioners the “Advanced Meritorious” certificate of re-accreditation. Chief Fitzgerald also recognized the hard work of Lt. Christopher Ciuci and Sgt. Todd Lentini for their 3-year effort to achieve this status. The Berlin Police Department was re-accredited by the Commission for the more...

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Euro-American Stays Home and Expands in Berlin

By at April 22, 2016 | 9:30 am |

Euro-American Stays Home and Expands in Berlin

Euro-American Connections & Homecare, Connecticut’s live-in and hourly homecare leader, celebrated its new location and headquarters at 1436 Berlin Turnpike in Berlin with a ribbon cutting on April 11th, attended by Mayor Mark Kaczynski, DCP Commissioner Jonathan Harris and other dignitaries. Beginning with a vacant and tired building, its owner, Maggie Drag, and more...

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Martin Surveying Chooses to Expand in Berlin

By at April 15, 2016 | 9:15 am |

Martin Surveying Chooses to Expand in Berlin

Martin Surveying Associates, a multi-disciplined surveying firm, has chosen to expand their operations at 201 Christian Lane in Berlin. Dean Martin, owner of Martin Surveying Associates began the firm in 2013 in his home. Today, Martin Surveying Associates has grown to 5 employees and does work throughout Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts and Rhode more...

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Proposed Budget of $83 Million Heard by Residents

By at April 8, 2016 | 9:00 am |

Proposed Budget of $83 Million Heard by Residents

Residents gathered inside Catherine M. McGee Middle School last week for the Annual Town Budget Meeting. The meeting was met with generally favorable reviews, with the council approved budget totaling $83.33 million, a 3.23 percent increase ($2.7 million) from 2015-2016. “We spent a lot of time on this budget,” said Berlin Mayor Mark Kaczynski. “We started more...

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Berlin Historical Society Open House and Program

By at April 1, 2016 | 9:30 am |

Berlin Historical Society Open House and Program

The compelling tale of a masterpiece of American folk art, the story of its discovery, and Berlin’s poignant connection to the young woman who created it, will be the topic of a program on Saturday, April 9, at 2 p.m. at the Berlin Historical Society, 305 Main Street, Kensington as part of the museum’s Spring Open House (1-4 pm). The remarkable story will be more...

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Berlin Annual Fishing Derby

By at March 25, 2016 | 8:45 am |

Berlin Annual Fishing Derby

The annual Youth Fishing Derbies will be held at Sage Park Pond. Both derbies will be held from 8-10 a.m., Saturday, April 16 for ages 3-7 and Saturday, April 30 for ages 8-15 for Berlin youth only. An adult must accompany ages 3-10. You must pre-register in person at the Parks and Recreation Department to be able to participate in the derbies and to fish at the pond more...

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