City and state officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony along the Androscoggin River in Berlin Friday to mark the completion of a $7 million infrastructure project. The project includes road reconstruction, new sidewalk, landscaping, a new storm water collection system and other improvements. Mayor Paul Grenier says he wants to see more visitors to Berlin and rehabbing this roughly three-mile stretch of Route 16 that winds through the heart of the city was key. “Berlin was known for the past 50, 60 years as a heavy manufacturing, smelly, community with polluted waterways,” Grenier said. “And when the mill closed, we had to overcome that reputation.” Nancy Lacasse has lived in Berlin most of her life. She hopes the project will bring more economic...
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Berlin Celebrates Completion of $7 Million Infrastructure Project