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Fall Pilates and Yoga Classes Offered by Berlin Parks and Recreation

The Berlin Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for Pilates and Yoga classes at the Berlin Parks and Recreation Office, 230 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT 06037 beginning on Monday, August 22nd for residents and Monday, August 29th for non-residents….

The 13th Annual Howard H. Belkin Memorial Golf Tournament

On Sept 12 The 13th Annual Howard H. Belkin Memorial Golf Tournament will take place at Shuttle Meadow Golf Course in Kensington. It is a fundraiser to support leading edge breast cancer research in Connecticut. In 12 years the tournament…

Tasca Ford Car and Truck Show Set for This Saturday

On Saturday, August 13, everyone is invited to come out to the Third Annual Tasca Ford Car and Truck Show as well as celebrate the car store’s showroom remodeling at Tasca Ford, 250 Webster Sq. Road in Berlin. “We just…

AT&T Awards $5,000 Grant to BERLIN Youth Leadership Program

Berlin High School’s Upbeat Peer Leadership Program has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the AT&T Foundation to support its leadership training weekend scheduled for September at Camp Woodstock. The Berlin High School Upbeat Peer Leadership Program is a student-run…

Special Olympics Torch Run

The 2016 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Connecticut will be held on June 8, 9 and 10th. This is the 30th year Connecticut has participated in the Law Enforcement Torch Run which started in 1986. The run through…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…