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Month: June 2017

A Job or A Career – Which Would You Choose?

The Town of Berlin has seen some great changes in the form of new construction and development – Forrest Machine on Christian Lane and the ACURA dealership on the Berlin Turnpike, but behind the scenes things are also changing. One…

Pinstripe Press

It’s almost one of my favorite times of the year in the Fourth of July. I love this patriotic holiday as well as watching the Great American Boom. This year I am asking those out there to please not use…

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Editor’s Note 6/29/2017

It’s almost one of my favorite times of the year in the Fourth of July. I love this patriotic holiday as well as watching the Great American Boom. This year I am asking those out there to please not use…

On the Road Again

It’s happening again – that Willie Nelson song is playing in my head. For the second summer, thanks to DATTCO Bus, the library will be on the road again to spread the library word. This summer, we will be out…

Walnut Hill Playground Dedicated to Lisa Carver

During her 8 years as Chief of Staff for Timothy Stewart, Lisa Carver put parks and recreation money away for a future endeavor. A year after Carver’s passing the City used that money to makeover Walnut Hill Playground and dedicated…

Fireworks Set for July 4th

The 25th Annual Great American Boom is back this year and may just be the best one yet. It will take place at Stanley Quarter Park on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 (rain date: July 5). According to the parks and…

Fairview Cemetery Undergoes Various Improvements

  There is a lot of summer work that is going on around the City and one of the biggest improvements is occurring at Fairview Cemetery at 120 Smalley St. About $164,000 has gone to Fairview Cemetery to fix the…

State Budget Delays Sending Car Tax Bills

When you receive your property tax bill in the next few days, do not be surprised to see your car tax bill not be included. The State of Connecticut’s budget is not finalized. Therefore, Mayor Erin Stewart said that the…

Pinstripe Press

It was very depressing to see the Yankees have such a bad road trip last week. The team lost 6 in a row and first place is in jeopardy. Losing 4 straight to an awful Oakland team is disheartening. Every…

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Editor’s Note 6/22/2017

The Rose Garden Festival was so much fun this year. I loved the food and the music. The singer from Avenue Groove had an amazing voice. I think she needs to go on The Voice. I tried to test a…