Tag Archives: Berlin

No Longer Secret: Berlin Biomass Plant $52.3M Cost To Consumers

Eversource customers paid $52.3 million more than necessary between November of 2013 and last April due to a controversial contract between the utility and the biomass-burning Burgess BioPower plant in Berlin. | Keep Reading at InDepthNH

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Berlin NH Businesses Told Election Day ‘I Voted’ Raffle Illegal

Two Berlin businesses are cancelling an Election Day-related raffle after learning the drawing violates state law. Scene Street, a consignment shop, and Tech Pro, a computer repair store, each planned to give anyone who entered wearing an “I Voted” sticker … Continue reading

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PUC Sides With Public’s Right-to-know On Eversource $100 Million Question

In an order issued Tuesday, the state’s Public Utilities Commission rejected Eversource’s request to keep secret how much extra consumers are paying for electricity from a biomass plant in Berlin. “We find the public’s interest in reviewing the information outweighs the interests … Continue reading

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Berlin NH Fights Bill To Shift Tax Burden

BERLIN — With millions of dollars of utility tax valuation at stake, the city council invited Coos legislators to Monday’s work session for a detailed briefing on the evils of House Bill 324. Mayor Paul Grenier explained that the bill, … Continue reading

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NH corrections officer pleads guilty to accepting bribes

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former New Hampshire federal corrections officer has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes and providing cell phones, tobacco, and marijuana to inmates in exchange for money. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 37-year-old Latoya Sebree, who worked … Continue reading

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Eversource seeks to conceal Berlin biomass plant fiscal info

Eversource is asking the state’s Public Utilities Commission not to disclose an estimate of when consumers will have paid $100 million extra for the electricity the company buys from the Burgess BioPower plant in Berlin. The information would provide a … Continue reading

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Boston company says pod transportation could be in NH’s not-so-distant future

Imagine riding in a futuristic-looking, glass-enclosed pod attached to an elevated track to reach work or the mall. That concept could be tested in Berlin this fall, with the pods themselves possibly made in the Queen City. “If Manchester was … Continue reading

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